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  • U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam says he won't run for House speaker

    Local U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, whose name has circulated among House Republicans as a possible candidate for House speaker, said he has no interest in ...
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • 1 taken to hospital after Lake in the Hills crash on Pyott Road

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – One person was taken to the hospital after a crash on Pyott Road that temporarily closed both lanes, a fire official said.
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • McHenry County reports 2nd human case of West Nile virus

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man has contracted McHenry County's second case of West Nile virus, the health department reports.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • McHenry High School District 156 teachers contract details released

    McHENRY – When the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers strike first was announced, 16-year-old Maddy Rudd's initial reaction was excit ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Planned Parenthood to forgo payment in fetal tissue donation programs

    NEW YORK — Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tiss ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Playboy magazine to stop running pictures of completely naked women

    NEW YORK — Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.The magaz ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Oak planting event planned at Glacial Park in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – An effort to return more oak trees to the area will be accompanied by live music, crafts and stories.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Electric meter box catches fire outside Fox River Grove home

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A small fire started outside a Fox River Grove home Tuesday morning when fire officials said a crew was changing an electric meter b ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Lake in the Hills fire damages shed, lawn equipment

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Hot embers might have caused a fire that damaged a shed and some lawn equipment early Tuesday near Lake in the Hills, a fire offic ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 7:24 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 13; Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Dems debate

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Amid Russian airstrikes, a Putin craze takes hold in Mideast

    BEIRUT (AP) — Amid the ornate walls of Damascus' famed Omayyad Mosque, preacher Maamoun Rahmeh stood before worshippers last week, declaring Russian P ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Judge: Class-action status allowed in deaf inmates' lawsuit

    CHICAGO – Attorneys who brought a 2011 complaint alleging the Illinois Department of Corrections violated the constitutional rights of deaf inmates sa ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Illinois delegate candidates for 2016 emerge

    SPRINGFIELD – Nominating conventions for the 2016 presidential race are nearly a year away, but names of potential Illinois delegates to both the Repu ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Justices to decide on sentences for young prison 'lifers'

    WASHINGTON – Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Hurt was on truant patrol when he came across a teenager in a Baton Rouge park on a cool fall morning. The teena ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Iran says Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian convicted

    TEHRAN, Iran – Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist who has been detained in Iran for more than a year on charges including espionage, has be ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:54 am
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