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  • California residents rescued from flooding as major storms recede

    HOLLISTER, Calif. – Rescue workers used boats and firetrucks to evacuate dozens of Northern California residents from their flooded homes Wednesday as ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead Tuesday in ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Combative Trump concedes Russia's role in election hacking

    NEW YORK – In a combative and freewheeling news conference, President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time Wednesday that he accepts Russia was ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Madigan re-elected Illinois House speaker, nears U.S. tenure record

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House re-elected Michael Madigan on Wednesday to a 17th term as its leader, putting him on track to soon become the longest ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office warns drivers of icy roads

    The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is warning drivers to slow down and drive carefully as some roads are covered in ice.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:27 pm
  • Scientists: The moon is 4.51 billion years old

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm
  • Donald Trump denies, denounces reports on Russia ties: 'a disgrace'

    NEW YORK – Opening his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to suggestions that U.S. intellig ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Harmony Road reopens between Hemmer, Brier Hill roads

    HUNTLEY – Harmony Road has reopened between Hemmer and Brier Hill roads near Huntley after being closed due to downed wires.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Lake in the Hills Airport to host informational drone meeting

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Airport will be hosting an informational meeting on drone use.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • McCaleb: Fear drives vote for Madigan as House speaker

    A new General Assembly is sworn in Wednesday, followed by an election of chamber leaders.Barring som ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:21 am
  • New Legislature, same old problem in Illinois: No budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ financial crisis is being handed off from one set of lawmakers to another this week – a problem that, at 18 months, is the nat ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Obama bids farewell in nostalgic last speech as president

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation on Tuesday in an emotional speech that sought to comfort a country on edge over rapid econ ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Illinois property-tax freeze supporters see House passage as a good sign

    It will be up to the next General Assembly that gets sworn in Wednesday to decide whether Illinois property-tax rates should be frozen, but a bill tha ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • McHenry County clerk files objection to advisory anti-tax referendum

    WOODSTOCK – An advisory anti-tax referendum for the April 4 election filed by an incoming state representative faces an objection from the chief deput ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who overdosed testifies in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said James Linder was profiting off the addiction of a McHenry County couple when he allegedly sold heroin to the boyfriend of ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:09 am
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