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  • Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Firefighters in Washington state kept a wary eye Tuesday on rising temperatures and winds that threatened to expand what's already th ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Police: Student with gun who took school hostages in custody

    PHILIPPI, W.Va. – A 14-year-old boy held 29 students and a teacher at gunpoint in a West Virginia high school classroom Tuesday afternoon before he re ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • D.C. regulators reject proposed merger of Exelon, Pepco

    WASHINGTON – Regulators in the District of Columbia rejected the proposed merger of power companies Exelon and Pepco on Tuesday, saying the deal would ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Rauner vetoes bill related to Southern Illinois University

    CARBONDALE – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation related to student trustees and the school newspaper at Southern Illinois University.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Illinois State Fair drew fewer than 412,000 people

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois State Fair officials report fewer than 412,000 people attended this year's fair.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • First Illinois marijuana dispensary registered

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois regulators have announced the registration of the state's first medical marijuana dispensary.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • BP restarts part of Indiana oil refinery after repairs

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A large Indiana oil refinery whose unplanned shutdown for repairs earlier this month caused gasoline prices in the Great Lakes regi ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget mess

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner bickered over potholes, airplanes and other smaller-ticket items Tuesday as officials prepare ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Correction

    The boys soccer roundup on page C2 of Tuesday’s edition misspelled the first name of Crystal Lake Central’s Cade Klusendorf.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • U.S. stocks extend losses as early rally fades

    Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. A rally in U.S. stocks evap ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Crystal Lake police crack down on drunken drivers ahead of Labor Day

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police will crack down on drunken driving by increasing patrols and enforcement through Labor Day.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Crystal Lake Park District OKs watershed study for Sterne's Woods

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The changing watershed of Sterne’s Woods and Fens has made some places wetter than they historically would be while drying out other pl ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Cary School District 26 looking at lease with Montessori for Oak Knoll property

    CARY – Cary School District 26 is looking to fill the vacant Oak Knoll school with a lease agreement for a Montessori, formerly located in Algonquin.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Woodstock to consider cheaper option for Sheriff's House window work

    WOODSTOCK – Despite windows on Woodstock’s Sheriff’s House being in “immediate need of repair, restoration and in some instances replacement,” bids fo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Woodstock teen found drunk with loaded handgun, police say

    WOODSTOCK –A Woodstock teen was charged after being found with a handgun during a police response Sunday, Woodstock police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
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