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  • Ex-owner of defunct arena football team arrested

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities arrested a one-time owner of the now-defunct Chicago Rush for alleged fraud in the operation and purchase of the arena f ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Chicago mayor's race takes form on last filing day

    CHICAGO – The race to challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel crystalized Monday as a businessman, alderman and county commissioner were among the last c ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Developer envisions rental units at Maplewood School property in Cary

    CARY – A potential development on the vacant Maplewood School property would include 150 to 200 rental units, a developer told Cary School District 26 ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Grand jury won't indict Ferguson cop in shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. – A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-ol ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Multiple crashes on Route 120 send three people to the hospital

    McHENRY – Four crashes Monday evening sent three people to the hospital and temporarily closed part of eastbound Route 120, officials said.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • Ferguson: After no indictment for Darren Wilson in Michael Brown shooting what's ahead

    WASHINGTON — A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • MCCD workshop in Ringwood to cover plant identification in winter

    RINGWOOD – Most of the trees, shrubs and woody vines growing in northeastern Illinois can be identified as easily in winter as in summer.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Winter camping to open at Marengo Ridge Conservation Area in December

    MARENGO – Winter camping at Thomas Woods opens Dec. 1.The campsite is in the Marengo Ridge Conservat ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • FAA chief after Chicago-area air traffic control center fire: Disaster response depends on funding

    CHICAGO — The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Huntley High School seeing better traffic flow with road project finished

    HUNTLEY – School officials at Huntley High School are seeing less congested traffic along the only thoroughfare into the school, after an $1.32 millio ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff-elect Bill Prim taps 3 for management roles

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff-elect Bill Prim on Monday announced leadership roles within his administration.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Cary looking for new community development director

    CARY – The village is looking for a new community development director. Chris Stilling is moving on ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Northern Illinois Thanksgiving travel forecast: Winter weather not expected to be factor

    The forecast at this point does not indicate Thanksgiving travelers will have to endure terribly adverse conditions, meteorologists said.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Crystal Lake Police use Narcan to rescue woman after drug overdose reported

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police administered Narcan on a woman in her 20s Friday after a reported prescription drug overdose, police said.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Crystal Lake barn fire that killed dozens of horses started in hay storage area, fire chief says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The barn fire suspected of killing up to 32 horses Saturday is believed to have originated in the hay storage area on the second floor, ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:42 pm
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