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  • Freshmen enrollment drops at U. of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – Freshman enrollment at the University of Illinois's flagship campus is down this semester by 5.4 percent from a year ago, according to the ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Photos: Two taken to hospital after Cary boating crash

    Two men were taken to an area hospital after a boating accident near Cary. Firefighting crews  responding to the scene called off the search for a p ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • Two taken to hospital after boating accident near Cary

    CARY – Two men were taken to an area hospital Saturday after the boat they were on ran ashore and ending up nearly vertical on its stern.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Man in fair condition after crashing into tree outside of Cary

    CARY – A 55-year-old man crashed into a tree Saturday afternoon along Route 14, according to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Eyeing 2016, Marco Rubio stresses border security

    MIAMI – Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • 5 men from Kankakee area hit with gun charges

    URBANA – Five men are in federal custody on gun charges resulting from investigations of gun violence in the Kankakee area, the U.S. attorney's office ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Prairie Ridge beats Crystal Lake Central, 31-21

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    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Chemical trade tries to shape regs

    WASHINGTON – The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in pro ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Charges filed in dead babies case

    BLACKSTONE, Mass. – A woman who lived in a squalid, vermin-infested home where the bodies of three infants were found was charged Friday with covering ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Cops: Pathologists’ findings led to Ill. murder charge

    ST. LOUIS – Murder charges against a former Illinois prosecutor and Big Ten football standout in his wife’s death eight years ago are rooted in pathol ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Arizona man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

    PHOENIX – In a ruling that calls into question Arizona’s gay marriage ban, a judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Slain 5 kids loved to play, wrestle with their dad

    AMORY, Miss. – The five children who authorities said were killed by their father loved to dress up as superheroes, play in the park and pool, and pos ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Officials work on Algonquin TIF deal

    ALGONQUIN – Revenue sharing between taxing bodies might take place when the downtown tax increment financing district is finalized.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Judge convicts Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday

    PRETORIA, South Africa – A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track st ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Cobbling coalition for Iraq, Syria no easy task

    ANKARA, Turkey – Assembling a coalition to fight the militants from the Islamic State group is proving to be a complicated affair.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:32 pm
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