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  • Psych exam sought in Illinois case involving dead cats, dogs

    FREEPORT – A public defender is seeking a psychiatric evaluation for a woman facing animal cruelty charges after dozens of dead cats and dogs were fou ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago’s retired Cardinal George readmitted to hospital

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s retired Cardinal Francis George has been readmitted to the hospital several months after he stopped treatment for kidney cancer.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Rockford schools to cut 103 positions

    ROCKFORD – A northern Illinois school district says it will save $7.4 million in the coming fiscal year by eliminating more than 100 positions from it ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Crystal Lake mayoral candidates differ on state of city

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city of Crystal Lake as described by the two candidates vying to be its mayor looks starkly different.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • McHenry High School District 156 candidates focus on finances, academic improvement

    McHENRY – McHenry High School District 156 will have at least one new board member this coming school year as six candidates, including two incumbents ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity, Home of the Sparrow help Woodstock woman get chance at a new life

    WOODSTOCK – It’s taken so long to get here.Cecilia Vasquez, a 46-year-old mother of four, sat at a l ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Five candidates running for three Fox River Grove Board seats

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The proposed $250 million downtown redevelopment project is big on the minds of the five Fox River Grove Village Board candidates.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Nation’s biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

    The biggest player in the beleaguered nuclear power industry wants a place alongside solar, wind and hydroelectric power collecting extra money for pr ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • SleepOut for Shelter fundraiser for McHenry County homeless program opens registration

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services and McHenry County Community Foundation are asking residents to get their tents, cars and cardboard sh ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Haiti fundraiser set for April 18 in McHenry

    McHENRY – Tickets are now on sale for Touch a Heart in Haiti, a fundraiser to benefit people in Despinasse, Haiti.
    March 28, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Minor injuries after semitrailer rolls over north of Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A truck driver was treated for minor injuries Saturday afternoon after his semitrailer rolled off Route 47, just north of Huntley, police sa ...
    March 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

    INDIANAPOLIS – Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against ...
    March 28, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House commit ...
    March 28, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

    ROME – Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials an ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Reid wants Schumer as Senate Democratic leader

    WASHINGTON – Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for Pre ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:24 pm
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