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  • 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
  • Model railroads, therapy for McHenry boy with Asperger syndrome

    If there’s one topic 12-year-old Andrew Gray of McHenry never grows tired of discussing, it’s his love of trains. In fact, he’s the youngest member of ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Confession can be used in missing boy Etan Patz trial, judge rules

    NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 197 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • U.S. judge sentences Mexican drug lord El Chapo's lieutenant to 22 years in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison Monday for his rol ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Wheelchair designed to make hunting accessible for disabled veterans, others

    QUINCY (AP) — As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursday inside GameMasters, they stopped and lingered.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • 8.3M vehicle on Illinois Tollway this Thanksgiving

    DOWNERS GROVE — Officials with the Illinois Tollway say they're expecting 8.3 million vehicles to travel on its 286 miles of roadways this Thanksgivin ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

    LOS ANGELES — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.Meticulously overwhelming it ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • Video of Cleveland police office shooting boy with pellet gun is 'clear,' police say

    CLEVELAND — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video o ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Australian mom charged with trying to kill baby left in drain

    SYDNEY — A 30-year-old Australian has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before pass ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Buffalo residents ready melting snow, possible evacuations

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July

    VIENNA (— Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • Ferguson grand jury has reached decision, attorney says

    FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, a spokes ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Chuck Hagel resigns as U.S. Defense secretary under pressure from White House

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has strug ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Driver taken to hospital after Richmond rollover crash

    RICHMOND – A man was taken to an area hospital early Monday after a rollover crash that kept authorities on scene for nearly three hours, fire officia ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:19 am
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