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  • Illinois budget chief issues warning

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget chief warned Friday of “devastating” consequences if Illinois lawmakers don’t agree on a spending plan for an ...
    NEW: May 27, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Volo man cited in Lakemoor rollover crash, police official says

    LAKEMOOR – Two vehicles were totaled after a rollover crash Friday at Routes 12 and 120 in Lakemoor, officials said.
    May 27, 2016 - 8:15 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's police get first new uniforms in at least 40 years

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s officers are ditching their vintage look.For the first time sin ...
    May 27, 2016 - 7:25 pm
  • Rauner vetoes plan to reduce Chicago pension payments

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a plan Friday that would reduce Chicago's payments to its police and fire pension funds for each of the next fi ...
    May 27, 2016 - 7:19 pm
  • Fox Lake man dies after Lakemoor-area motorcycle crash, police say

    LAKEMOOR –A 67-year-old man involved in a motorcycle crash Thursday in the Lakemoor area has died, a Lakemoor police official said Friday.
    May 27, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • State rep. seeks revote on veto override of binding arbitration bill

    SPRINGFIELD – Two days after the Illinois House of Representatives failed to override the governor’s veto of a controversial binding arbitration bill, ...
    May 27, 2016 - 6:29 pm
  • Woodstock man charged with aggravated discharge of firearm

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a man with aggravated discharge of a firearm stemming from a January incident that was determined to be drug ...
    May 27, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Hoffman Estates man sentenced for DUI crash that paralyzed Algonquin man

    WOODSTOCK – Dale Finucane was planning on booking a family vacation on the evening of Feb. 7, 2015, thinking of the fun, adventure and relaxation he a ...
    May 27, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Law inspired by Crystal Lake South bleacher debacle clearing final hurdle

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Legislation that aims to prevent the Crystal Lake South High School bleacher controversy from happening elsewhere is one vote shy of he ...
    May 27, 2016 - 7:53 pm
  • Wauconda man charged with marijuana DUI after Volo crash that killed Lake Zurich pedestrian

    VOLO – A 23-year-old Wauconda man is accused of driving under the influence of marijuana in connection with the May 5 death of a woman who was walking ...
    May 27, 2016 - 6:25 pm
  • Woodstock police, City Council reach new contract agreements

    WOODSTOCK – New contracts for unionized Woodstock Police Department employees have been approved by the city of Woodstock and Fraternal Order of Polic ...
    May 27, 2016 - 5:07 pm
  • Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor

    SANTA FE, N.M. – It was a stunning rebuke – even by Donald Trump's standards – aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Crystal Lake chamber presents awards to area business leaders

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kathryn I. Martens, director of the Crystal Lake Public Library, won the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce’s ATHENA Leadership Award, Pe ...
    May 27, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • In Hiroshima, Obama honors 'silent cry' of bombing victims

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Friday to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 victims of the atomic bomb dropped 71 years ago ...
    May 27, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • U.S. economic growth in Q1 revised up to 0.8 percent rate

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's slowdown in growth at the beginning of the year wasn't quite as bad as first thought, thanks to a bigger boost from ho ...
    May 27, 2016 - 8:32 am
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