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  • State's attorney wants out of Chicago police case after Laquan McDonald shooting

    CHICAGO – Cook County’s embattled state’s attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicag ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Cary's Three Oaks Assisted Living hosts prom for residents, students

    CARY – For 93-year-old Edward Spencer, dancing at Three Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care’s prom in Cary brought back memories of old times.
    May 6, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • McHenry County Board approves MCCD's 2017 budget over objections

    WOODSTOCK – The existence of a police force operated by the McHenry County Conservation District again proved to be a sticking point for some members ...
    May 5, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags

    NEW YORK – Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Fire causes $100,000 in damage to McHenry County home, official says

    The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded early Thursday morning to a fire that left a house uninhabitable.
    May 6, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the business ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb appointed to fill chief position

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb has been appointed to fill the chief position after Chief Robert Lowen retires in June.
    May 6, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Woodstock to consider home rule policy similar to Downers Grove

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council has agreed to put together a policy that would outline guidelines for the city when it becomes home rule.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

    DALLAS – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying ...
    May 5, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Free Bark Fest at Hoffman Park dog park in Cary

    FREE – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Dog Park at Hoffman Park, West Main Street, CaryFeaturing ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • Judge won't dismiss misconduct charges against ex-McHenry County coroner

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected a motion to dismiss official misconduct charges against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz.
    May 5, 2016 - 6:46 pm
  • Young Eagles Rally: Free airplane rides for kids at Lake in the Hills Airport

    FREE – 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 7, Lake in the Hills Airport, 8407 Pyott Road, Lake in the Hills
    May 5, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Cary officials worry fractured dispatch could cause problems in emergencies

    CARY – The Village Board is considering whether to provide the Cary Fire Protection District with a "financial bridge" to prevent the district from sw ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Police investigate Volo crash that killed female pedestrian

    VOLO – Lake County authorities are investigating an early-morning crash they said left a female pedestrian dead Thursday.
    May 6, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Huntley teen charged with armed robbery of McHenry payday loan store

    McHENRY – A Huntley teen has been charged in the Thursday morning armed robbery of a payday loan store, McHenry police said.
    May 6, 2016 - 8:57 am
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