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  • U of I reports record number of freshman applications

    URBANA – University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • 3 held in alleged fake kidnapping scheme in Chicago suburb

    BRIDGEVIEW – Bridgeview police say three people face felony disorderly conduct charges for allegedly faking a kidnapping in hopes of getting money to ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Rubio under fire in GOP debate after rise in polls

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican d ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • States taking action to keep guns out of abusers’ hands

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rar ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Man in McHenry flown to hospital after tree falls on him

    McHENRY — A man was in stable condition Saturday night after being airlifted to Condell Medical Center in Libertyville after a tree he was cutting dow ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 9:37 pm
  • Woman hospitalized, two others treated on scene of Algonquin crash

    HUNTLEY — One woman was transported to Sherman Hospital in Elgin after a two-car crash on Algonquin Road on Saturday afternoon, a fire official said.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • Two men hospitalized after crash on Route 31 in Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE — Two men were transported to the hospital with minor injuries after a crash that shut down Route 31 on Saturday afternoon, a fire offic ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • Chicago 'Pinball Bandit' suspected in 5 bank robberies, FBI says

    CHICAGO — The FBI is asking for help identifying a suspect they've dubbed the "Pinball Bandit" because of the frequency and locations of the banks the ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • After Iowa, Donald Trump shows off effort to win in New Hampshire

    LONDONDERRY, N.H. — With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Hillary Clinton's New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — The private email server. The Wall Street ties. The evolving policy positions. The speaking fees.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:39 am
  • Snyder defends office's handling of Legionnaires' outbreak

    FLINT, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday defended how his office responded to an email flagging a potential link between a surge in Legionna ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Woodstock's Thresholds mental health program to assist McHenry County's 'most vulnerable' residents

    WOODSTOCK – For the first time, McHenry County will offer a particular program that provides a team of specialists who serve adults with the most seve ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth

    WASHINGTON – Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth.At first glance, Friday’s government r ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • 180-year-old piano likely heard by Lincoln to play again

    SPRINGFIELD – The music score, displayed on an incongruous iPad, sits above the ivory keyboard of a piano that Abraham Lincoln likely heard.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:39 pm
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