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  • Woodstock School District 200 to review bids for artificial turf field

    WOODSTOCK – Five bids for the proposed Woodstock High School artificial turf field project were submitted to Woodstock School District 200 on Monday.
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • The anti-pot taboo shrinks in presidential politics

    DENVER – Presidential candidates are talking about marijuana in ways unimaginable not long ago.White ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare

    CHICAGO – A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy a ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Day of extremist violence across Nigeria kills more than 60

    JOS, Nigeria – A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including worshippers in a mosqu ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Airstrike hits market north of Yemen's Aden, over 45 killed

    SANAA, Yemen – A massive airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting rebels in Yemen hit a local marketplace on Monday, killing more than 45 civili ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • After vote win, Greek leaders face pressure to restart talks

    ATHENS, Greece – Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece's leaders Monday faced the urgent need to heal ties with European cred ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Man convicted in 6 Illinois deaths seeks new Missouri venue

    HILLSBORO, Mo. – A 35-year-old man serving life sentences for six Illinois slayings wants to move a murder trial that could lead to his execution to a ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Ex-Illinois US Rep. Reynolds doesn't show for arraignment

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds failed to appear for his arraignment on federal tax charges Monday, and his lawyer told reporters that the Ill ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • ACLU seeks federal enforcement of Illinois child services

    SPRINGFIELD – The American Civil Liberties Union says required funding for child-protective services is in jeopardy because of resistance from the Ill ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Correction

    A story published on page A3 of Monday’s edition incorrectly identified Nunda Rural Fire Protection District Lt. Ryan Artner.
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Deputies seize pot, cash in home of Lake County man

    LAKE COUNTY – Sheriff’s deputies seized 54 pounds of marijuana and $230,000 in cash after executing a search warrant in the home of a Lake County man.
    UPDATED: July 6, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • MCC to offer course on women in U.S. history

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The history of American women, both noble and not, from Colonial times through the 1990s, will be explored in a women’s history class o ...
    July 6, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Former Cary-Grove High School teacher awarded presidential award in teaching

    CARY – A former Cary-Grove High School teacher has received the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, Cry ...
    UPDATED: July 6, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Woman who stole $100K from Crystal Lake business sentenced for not paying restitution

    WOODSTOCK – A former Lake in the Hills woman convicted of stealing from an employer was resentenced Monday for failing to pay restitution.
    UPDATED: July 6, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake Central High School ranks 4th in Illinois in Vocabulary Bowl

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Central High School students have mastered 13,253 words, putting them in fourth place in the state and 95th in the country ...
    UPDATED: July 6, 2015 - 10:52 pm
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