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  • USDA proposes healthier fare for child, adult day cares

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As teachers lament seeing toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, a federal program that feeds millions of low-income child ...
    June 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Police: Surviving escapee could face a harder time alone

    MALONE, N.Y. – With his escape partner killed, the surviving convicted murderer who pulled off an elaborate breakout from a maximum-security prison th ...
    June 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Fear of longer commutes puts pressure on U.S. cities to act

    At 4:35 a.m. each weekday, Stan Paul drives out of his Southern California suburb with 10 passengers in a van, headed to his job as an undergraduate c ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • PHOTOS: 31st annual America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta

    Nearly 50 cardboard boats competed in the 31st annual America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta June 22 at the Crystal Lake Park District’s Main Beach.
    June 29, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • No injuries reported after crash in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no reported injuries Saturday after a vehicle reportedly crashed into a power pole, closing a portion of Route 14 in Crystal ...
    June 27, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum to keep General Lee on display

    VOLO — A museum in northern Illinois plans to keep displaying one of the Confederate flag-emblazoned cars used in the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard. ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Beheading, attack at U.S. factory in France; suspect detained

    SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France – A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Former Rep. Reynolds indicted on tax charges

    CHICAGO – A former U.S. congressman from Illinois who has been in legal trouble before is in legal trouble again – this time for allegedly not filing ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Dozens killed in attack in Tunisia

    SOUSSE, Tunisia – A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at l ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Archaeology dig has Huntley students digging through Kane County past

    HUNTLEY – After nearly two weeks of digging, Huntley High School teacher Erik Lachel and three members of his eight-student team are looking down at a ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Lake in the Hills moving to simplify starting group homes for disabled

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has taken steps to make easier the process of establishing group homes for the developmentally disabled in Lake in the ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Woodstock Wedding Walk brings bridal fair to the Square on Sunday

    WOODSTOCK – At the second annual Woodstock Wedding Walk, future brides can plan their wedding in one afternoon, said Dana Brandt, president of Woodsto ...
    June 27, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • McHenry County residents react to Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling

    WOODSTOCK – Deb Glaubke plans to raise a flag symbolizing her love that she once thought would stir controversy.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooter's wife says McHenry County jail violated contact order

    WOODSTOCK – A day after sentencing Scott B. Peters to what amounts to life in prison, a McHenry County judge apologized to Peters' wife because the ja ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • What Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling means for states, churches, same-sex couples

    SALT LAKE CITY — The decades-long debate about whether same-sex marriage should be allowed in the United States was finally settled Friday when the U. ...
    June 26, 2015 - 1:06 pm
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