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  • 10 Things to Know for May 18; Islamic State killed hundreds as it took Iraq's Ramadi

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 18, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • On the Record With: Retired Woodstock School District 200 board member Bob Birchfield

    WOODSTOCK – Bob Birchfield had helped officials from Woodstock School District 200 put together a successful referendum in 1995, when he was approache ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Class of 2015: For Alden-Hebron High School, small class and big spirit

    HEBRON – To see some of the last vestiges of small town McHenry County, look no further than Alden-Hebron High School’s graduating class.
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Huntley starts $915,000 in local road work by early June

    HUNTLEY – Construction crews in June will start resurfacing nearly three miles of combined roads throughout Huntley, as part of $915,000 in local road ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Class of 2015: Woodstock High School grads look back, look forward

    WOODSTOCK – Rachel and Kyle Sherman settled into a spot along the east-side bleachers in the James M. Shipley Memorial Gymnasium on Sunday.
    May 18, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • States saying ‘no’ to cities seeking to regulate businesses

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something abo ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Iraq war judged a mistake by today's White House hopefuls

    WASHINGTON – A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake.
    May 17, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Military leaders gather in Hawaii to talk amphibious skills

    HONOLULU – Amphibious military capabilities are on the agenda as the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy host defense leaders from around the Pacific in Hawaii ...
    May 17, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Officials: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes resume in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels resumed early Monday in the southern port city of Aden after a five-day truce ca ...
    May 17, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Police: 9 shooting victims were all members of rival biker gangs

    WACO, Texas – A shootout among rival motorcycle gangs at a popular Central Texas restaurant left nine bikers dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked ...
    May 17, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Aurora Marine among 8 dead in Nepal helicopter crash

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says a U.S. Marine Corps combat photographer from Illinois made "the ultimate sacrifice" while helping t ...
    May 17, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Amtrak may hit payout cap of $200 million in fatal crash

    WASHINGTON – For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims – the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low t ...
    May 17, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Cardinal George's hat to be hung inside Holy Name

    CHICAGO – A centuries-old honor was planned Sunday for the late Cardinal Francis George.The ceremony ...
    May 17, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Storm system pushes east after drenching Plains

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A powerful storm system stretched from Texas to Minnesota on Sunday, bringing heavy rains, flash flooding and the possibility of more ...
    May 17, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Illinois among states getting heroin antidote into hands of regular folks

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – At the front of a classroom, health worker Cheryll Moore demonstrates "the nod" – a jerk of the head forward and then quickly back – a ...
    May 17, 2015 - 8:42 pm
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