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  • Centegra to provide lecture on cancer care in Huntley

    HUNTLEY — Centegra Health System officials said they will offer a March lecture to provide community members with information about cancer.
    NEW: Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Jewish centers cope with bomb threats; graves vandalized

    Jewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia began raising money to repair ...
    NEW: Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:35 pm
  • Algonquin Township road commissioner race roiled by video

    A YouTube video showing what appears to be Algonquin Township Highway Department employees firing multiple firearms at a junk car at what could be the ...
    NEW: Feb. 27, 2017 - 1:57 pm
  • House Intel chair Devin Nunes: Trump-Russia ties can't become a witch hunt

    WASHINGTON – House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes said Monday that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:59 pm
  • White House: Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54 billion

    WASHINGTON – The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • George W. Bush on President Trump and Russia: "We all need answers"

    WASHINGTON – Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 8:23 am
  • PHOTOS: 10th annual Polar Plunge in Fox Lake

    Residents from McHenry and Lake counties teamed up to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois with the 10th annual Polar Plunge on Sunday in Fox Lak ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul

    MOSUL, Iraq – “We have wounded!” the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the si ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai security void

    ISMAILIA, Egypt – After Islamic militants barged into his uncle’s house, shot him and his son dead, then looted the place and set it on fire, Said Sam ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Trump toasts nation's governors ahead of health care talks

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump toasted the nation's governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Mardi Gras crash suspect's alcohol level 3 times legal limit

    NEW ORLEANS – The man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans had a blood alcohol level nearly three times the l ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • 10th annual My Sister’s Dress to benefit Home of the Sparrow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – My Sister’s Dress, which sells gently used prom dresses and accessories to McHenry County teenagers, is accepting donations for its nex ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Illinois lawmakers make Gliniewicz-inspired effort to deny pension benefits to convicted spouses

    FOX LAKE – Melodie Gliniewicz’s effort to collect her disgraced late husband’s pension has prompted another effort by state lawmakers to prevent simil ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • McHenry County Board again moves forward with Woodstock roundabout proposal

    WOODSTOCK – A proposal to build a roundabout at an accident-prone intersection north of town again is moving to bid after the McHenry County Board fre ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • 'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

    LOS ANGELES – Oscar winner, take two.Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight" – not, as it turned out, "La La Land ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:46 am
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