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  • Huntley High School expansion project more than halfway complete

    HUNTLEY – Construction workers this week tore up the floor to what eventually will be the new Huntley High School library and resource center, as the ...
    March 26, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Lakewood to do fewer infrastructure projects, village manager says

    LAKEWOOD – This year marks the last year the village of Lakewood will be able to invest in infrastructure with the savings it has in the bank, the vil ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Glacial Park family program to explore spring with hike in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – The signs of spring are the focus of a family-friendly afternoon at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park.
    March 26, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Swing band to perform at Park Place in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 20-piece swing band will take the stage this April at Park Place.The band Let’s Dan ...
    March 26, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Lake County St. Patrick's enforcement: 6 arrests for drunken driving

    WAUKEGAN – Stepped-up enforcement by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office on St. Patrick’s Day and the preceding weekend led to six drunken driving arrest ...
    March 26, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Cary basement fire extinguished by tenant under investigation, fire official says

    CARY – A basement fire in a four-unit apartment building was put out by a tenant Wednesday evening, a fire official said. The Cary Fire Protection Dis ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Military: Bergdahl may face life in prison if convicted

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive for five years by the Taliban, was charged Wedn ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • 1 person killed when tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas

    TULSA, Okla. – The slow start to the nation's tornado season came to a violent end Wednesday, when tornadoes raked Tulsa during its evening rush hour, ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Southern Illinois charity named for strangling victims sued

    COLUMBIA – A southern Illinois charity named after a woman and her two sons who were strangled to death is being sued by the state for allegedly missp ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

    WASHINGTON – Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 tri ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Report: France jet audio shows pilot was locked out of cockpit

    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France – The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Islamic school chief pleads not guilty to sexual abuse

    ROLLING MEADOWS – The head of an Elgin Islamic school has pleaded not guilty to eight criminal counts alleging he sexually abused an employee.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Belleville looks to eliminate township government

    BELLEVILLE – Joy Schreiber is the rare elected official who hopes voters get a chance to kick her out of office.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Senate on spot to back budget gap measure

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Senate leaders are on the spot to find enough votes for a proposed deal to close a $1.6 billion gap in this year’s budget and s ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Bruce Rauner's commission examines Illinois sentencing laws

    A commission to re-evaluate Illinois’ sentencing laws, and eventually reduce the state’s prison population, is moving forward under Gov. Bruce Rauner.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:19 am
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