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  • Immigration activists implore Obama to act boldly

    WASHINGTON – Latinos and immigration activists are warning of political peril for President Barack Obama and Democrats in the fall election unless the ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Plan for cell tower at Norge Ski Club debated

    FOX RIVER GROVE – About 100 feet from Violet Road is a stake in the ground with an orange ribbon.It ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Scott Walker kicks off re-election campaign with rallies

    DANE, Wis. – Republican Gov. Scott Walker, touting nearly $2 billion in tax cuts over the past three years and the addition of more than 100,000 jobs, ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Illinois man dies in tractor accident

    EFFINGHAM – A south-central Illinois man has died after a tractor he was driving flipped onto him.Th ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Review shows improved finances at University of Illinois

    URBANA – The University of Illinois has brought in about $300 million a year more than it has spent since 2010 but has put off more than a billion dol ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois House orders new audit of anti-violence funds

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are seeking a new audit of anti-violence spending under Gov. Pat Quinn after a review in February found “pervasive” m ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • GOP's Rauner raised $9M in first quarter of 2014

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner said he raised more than $9 million in the first three months of the year.
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Robot sub returns to water after first try cut short

    PERTH, Australia – A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday as up to 14 planes were to t ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing, police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    BOSTON – Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that co ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Chicago-only casino option faces criticism, opposition

    SPRINGIFELD – An Illinois lawmaker’s proposal to expand gambling in Chicago, but not the rest of the state, will be the focus of a day of hearings tha ...
    NEW: April 15, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake approves $91 million budget

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake City Council approved a $91 million budget Tuesday that closely resembles last year's annual spending plan.
    April 15, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Woodstock City Council approves $29.5 million budget

    WOODSTOCK –The City Council on Tuesday approved Woodstock's $29.5 million budget, a plan for fiscal 2014-15 that takes advantage of a favorable marke ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Zinke asks for partial recount of Sheriff's election results

    WOODSTOCK – Undersheriff Andy Zinke officially has asked the McHenry County clerk for a partial recount of ballots from the March 18 primary election.
    UPDATED: April 15, 2014 - 11:58 pm
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