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  • Harvard provides place to safely dispose of drugs

    HARVARD – A safe place to dispose of medication, including controlled substances, will now be available at the Harvard Police Department, 201 W. Front ...
    NEW: April 25, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • Bill would allow Illinois students to opt out of state tests

    SPRINGFIELD – As new standardized tests tied to the Common Core standards spark debate around the country, the Illinois Legislature is considering a b ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    BALTIMORE – In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

    INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Authorities: Ottawa man killed, cremated in burn pile

    OTTAWA – Two Illinois men are being accused of beating an Ottawa businessman to death and then incinerating his body in a burn pile before dumping his ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion – it says it's now a church – in order to win city approval so it can open nex ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives

    NEW YORK – A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorou ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Illinois House OKs time limit on storing license plate data

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House has passed a measure that restricts how long law enforcement agencies can keep data collected by automated license pl ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Lake Barrington man charged after approaching Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK –A Lake Barrington man faces drug and disorderly conduct charges after police say he approached a girl walking home from a Woodstock elemen ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • MCC student trustee makes presentation calling for more student space

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jason Memmen wants the board overseeing McHenry County College to take student space into consideration when it makes decisions about t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Judge orders commitment of Woodstock man as sexually violent person

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Friday ordered the civil commitment of a Woodstock convicted sex offender with an admitted sexual foot fetish.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Woman taken to hospital following crash in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin on Friday afternoon after a crash flipped the car she was in on its side.
    April 24, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Woodstock officials change city code to allow bar owner to serve on council

    WOODSTOCK – A bar owner in Woodstock can maintain his business and serve the City Council, after city officials made a change to their code that has a ...
    UPDATED: April 25, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Police investigating McHenry bank robbery at BMO Harris (with video)

    McHENRY – The McHenry Police Department is investigating a robbery Friday at the BMO Harris Bank on Richmond Road in McHenry, police said.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
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