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  • Illinois medical marijuana won't be OK for diabetes, anxiety

    CHICAGO — Illinois residents could use medical marijuana to treat chronic migraines or irritable bowel syndrome, but not anxiety or diabetes under rec ...
    May 4, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepal’s government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstructi ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • FBI had investigated accused Texas gunman for years

    WASHINGTON – Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring ca ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • A name for Britain’s new princess: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    LONDON – It’s a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • GOP field grows: Longshots Fiorina, Carson launch their bids

    WASHINGTON – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson joined the rapidly expanding 2016 Republican presidential c ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • MCC students develop horticulture therapy program for Crystal Lake nursing home

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bags of soil are piled in a corner while wooden planks are stacked off to the side.Bu ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Gambling hearings bring expansion talks back into spotlight

    CHICAGO – With a budget deadline to attempt closing a roughly $6 billion shortfall weeks away, top Illinois leaders and lawmakers are putting the spot ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Former sheriff’s oversight forces county jail Navy contract re-vote

    WOODSTOCK – An oversight by the former county sheriff is forcing the McHenry County Board to reauthorize a contract to house military prisoners from G ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • McHenry County employers on paid sick leave amid Health Families Act

    If your job doesn’t offer paid time off for being sick, you’re far from alone.About 40 percent of th ...
    NEW: May 4, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Colorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Sounding dazed in the hours after his arrest, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes asked detectives, "There weren't any chil ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Gambling hearings bring expansion talks back into spotlight

    CHICAGO (AP) — With a budget deadline to attempt closing a roughly $6 billion shortfall weeks away, top Illinois leaders and lawmakers are putting the ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Young boy flown to hospital after horse-related incident in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 3-year-old boy was taken via Flight for Life to a hospital after an incident involving a horse, Harvard firefighters said.
    May 4, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Island Lake crash sends one to the hospital

    ISLAND LAKE – One person was taken to a hospital Sunday after a two-vehicle crash in Island Lake, police said.
    May 4, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • Negotiations fall through on Crystal Lake Park District rec center site

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A recreation and aquatic center won't be happening at the 27 acres off Ackman Road in Lake in the Hills.
    May 4, 2015 - 2:39 pm
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