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  • Petraeus sentenced to 2 years' probation for military leak

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Clarification

    A headline on page C1 of Thursday’s edition should have said Dundee-Crown is the final Fox Valley Conference Valley Division softball team that was un ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    SPRINGFIELD – With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure Chicago can use public park land as a potential ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Biden addresses sex assault prevention at U of Illinois

    URBANA – Vice President Joe Biden brought the White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois on Thursday, urging ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • McHenry County teens test skills in Middle School Scholastic Bowl in Marengo (with video)

    MARENGO – One million might be Cary seventh-grader Ved Patel's new favorite number.Patel and his sch ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • New DNA codes for woolly mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?

    NEW YORK — Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Loretta Lynch wins Senate confirmation as attorney general

    WASHINGTON — Loretta Lynch won confirmation to serve as attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more than five months for the ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • McHenry County Conservation District approves $25.3 million budget

    WOODSTOCK – The budget unanimously approved by the McHenry County Conservation District Board of Trustees last week is a “maintenance budget,” its top ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office police reports for April 22, 2015

    • Mario Ybarra, 45, Crystal Lake, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 6, with criminal damage to property.• Tr ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Road projects have started in Lakewood

    LAKEWOOD – Work is underway on Lakewood Road and Lake Avenue. Nicor Gas is in the process of relocat ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Former McHenry County coroner wants county to pay for her defense

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge ordered officials to hold off on the burial of "Baby Doe," while the former Coroner asked for a special prosecutor ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District offers senior programs on painting, mosaics

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Acrylic painting, watercolors and making a mosaic flower pot for the garden are some of the activities lined up for seniors at the Gran ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • School District 47 hires Lundahl principal, Wehde Early Childhood Center administrator

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The new top administrators for Lundahl Middle School and the Wehde Early Childhood Center have been chosen, bringing the number of Crys ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • MCC to offer ACT prep classes this spring, summer in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – High school students can prepare this spring or summer for the upcoming national ACT tests with prep sessions offered by McHenry County ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Plaintiff given window to respond in IHSA lawsuit

    CHICAGO - Two weeks after the Illinois High School Association filed a motion to dismiss a class-action concussions lawsuit against the organization, ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:01 am
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