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  • Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'

    FLINT, Mich. – Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all leve ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands city

    FORT McMURRAY, Alberta – A raging wildfire emptied Canada's main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, Alberta, where offi ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • New U.S. wind-energy rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Teens kidnapped after high school prom fight off attacker

    VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Two California teens kidnapped after their high school prom managed to escape after one of them wrested a gun away from their at ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Hillicans? As Trump wins, Clinton explores how to reach out to GOPers

    ATHENS, Ohio – With Donald Trump’s remaining rivals bowing out of the race, clearing his path to the nomination, Hillary Clinton is looking for ways t ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • After Hastert, Illinois weighs change to child sex abuse law

    SPRINGFIELD – A state lawmaker and former prosecutor wants to eliminate the statute of limitations on child sex crimes in Illinois, a response to the ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Trump’s path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump’s remarkab ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • From the Editor's Desk: What? Trump, Clinton debate Randall Road

    Not sure where this came from, but I woke up the other day and imagined Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debating the $97 million Randall Road improve ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Main Stay Therapeutic Farm prepares for new facility in Richmond

    RICHMOND – A nearly 30-year-old area therapeutic farm that owners say is bursting at the seams soon will have a new space to call home.
    May 4, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Bethesda plans Cinco de Mayo in Marengo for people with developmental disabilities

    MARENGO – Bethesda Lutheran Communities is holding a Cinco de Mayo celebration for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
    May 5, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Crystal Lake ditches panhandling ban in wake of federal court ruling

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A federal court’s decision to strike down Springfield’s anti-panhandling ordinance prompted the Crystal Lake City Council to repeal its ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Homeless man forced his way into Cary home to hurt resident, police say

    CARY –A former Cary man faces multiple felonies after police said he forced his way into a home he had been barred from visiting with the intent of h ...
    May 4, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Chicago teen sentenced to 4 years in prison for Woodstock burglary

    WOODSTOCK — A Chicago teen will spend time in prison after he admitted to burglarizing a Woodstock residence with two other men.
    May 5, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • IDOT safety instructor sentenced for setting fires in Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator working with the Illinois Department of Transportation was sentenced to a two-year probation term after he admit ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry's Pioneer Center set to complete behavioral health services cuts

    McHENRY – After a year of financial struggles that led to McHenry County’s largest social service provider shedding most of its behavioral health prog ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:08 am
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