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  • McHenry County College announces first graduates of paralegal degree program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is announcing its first graduating class from the Paralegal Studies program, which began in spring 2015.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:08 pm
  • Crystal Lake-area man claims water utility company damaged his yard

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Tom Mills looked out the window of his Crystal Lake-area home Dec. 31, he noticed tire tracks in the snow on his driveway and thro ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers speak about new clean energy bill at Environmental Defenders of McHenry County event

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Illinois residents concerned about the future of the state’s environment can rest assured Sen. Pam Althoff and Rep. Steve Andersson, am ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Congressional Black Caucus to be more aggressive under Trump

    WASHINGTON – For almost eight years, the members of the Congressional Black Caucus existed in the shadow of the first black president. They praised Pr ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • FBI agent who interrogated Saddam Hussein leads airport case

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The FBI agent who interrogated Saddam Hussein alone for months after the for ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Navy, Trump planning biggest fleet expansion since Cold War

    BATH, Maine – With President-elect Donald Trump demanding more ships, the Navy is proposing the biggest shipbuilding boom since the end of the Cold Wa ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Questions about hacking swirl as Trump enters critical week

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump and his aides are entering a crucial week in his presidential transition as he and his Cabinet nominees underg ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Truck attack kills 4 Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM – A Palestinian truck driver rammed his vehicle into a crowd of Israeli soldiers at a popular Jerusalem tourist spot Sunday, killing four pe ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Florida airport shooting suspect appears in new video

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A day before the suspect in the Fort Lauderdale airport rampage was to appear in court, a website released footage that appear ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • 'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' top fearful, joyful Golden Globes

    “La La Land” steamrolled, “Moonlight” swooped in at the last minute and Meryl Streep offered a stirring rebuke to president-elect Donald Trump at a sc ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Althoff: Illinois Senate hopes to stake out own budget position

    SPRINGFIELD — A plan to end a two-year Illinois budget standoff negotiated in the Senate — which likely includes an income tax increase as well as ite ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • 'Rogue One' tops box office for 4th straight week

    LOS ANGELES — "Star Wars" is still dominating the movie universe, with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" topping the box office for the fourth straight w ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 12:19 pm
  • Donald Trump has taken few steps to disentangle from private empire

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump pledged to step away from his family-owned international real estate development, property management a ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 12:17 pm
  • Child pornography producer gets 80-year sentence

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An 80-year prison sentence has been handed a southern Illinois man who pleaded guilty to child pornography and predatory cri ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 12:15 pm
  • U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin hesitant on some Trump Cabinet nominees

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is expressing concern about several of President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks, noting that overall they ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 10:43 am
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