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  • Judge: Harvard man not guilty in cell phone slip up

    WOODSTOCK – In acquitting a Harvard man of obscenity charges, a McHenry County judge determined that the defendant wasn't reckless when he misdialed a ...
    NEW: July 22, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • McHenry County home sales fall 3.2 percent in June

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home sales in McHenry County dipped 3.2 percent in June as inventory continued to decline and prices rose.
    NEW: July 22, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • US to present intelligence data on plane crash

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malays ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Quinn signs $1B plan for road repair in Illinois

    CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads an ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Second City's Chicago comedy school to expand

    CHICAGO — The training center for Chicago's famous Second City comedy group is expanding.The Second ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Quinn signs law empowering County Board to remove appointees

    A new state law will make it easier for the McHenry County Board and others to throw the appointed bums out of their many boards and commissions.
    July 22, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

    WASHINGTON – Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Upcoming programs explore insects, birds

    Poetry, art and games are all ways kids and families will explore nature at upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programs.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Federal appeals court deals blow to Obama health law

    WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Oakwood Hills power plant open house held tonight

    CRYSTAL LAKE –An open house is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn where representatives of the company proposing a $450 million pow ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    LAGOS, Nigeria – Nearly a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Teen's body found in northern Illinois lake

    THIRD LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police say the body of a northern Illinois teenager has been found in Third Lake in Lake County.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Fire closes Illinois state building in Springfield

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Secretary of State's office has closed its Howlett Building in Springfield for the day because of a small fire.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential elec ...
    July 22, 2014 - 7:18 am
  • Report: More Illinois children living in poverty

    CHICAGO (AP) — A new report says the number of Illinois children living in areas of high poverty has increased by about a third since 2000.
    July 22, 2014 - 7:15 am
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