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  • Adnan Syed, central figure in 'Serial' podcast, is arguing for new trial

    BALTIMORE – A convicted murderer who was the focus of a popular podcast is returning to court to argue he deserves another trial and a new chance at f ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Fox Lake woman cited after striking ambulance, gas meter on home

    FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake woman was cited after police said she drove away after striking the gas meter on a home and struck an ambulance while returning ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:26 pm
  • Shadowy companies, big bucks: Election mystery money returns

    WASHINGTON – Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential ca ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Iowa shows polling is slippery business, getting more so

    WASHINGTON – Iowa's snow-covered fields and friendly villages were fraught with danger for pollsters, who had a tough time pinning down the state's fi ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Climate change and pets: More fleas, more heartworm

    LOS ANGELES – Climate change doesn't just affect habitats for wildlife. It's also affecting cats and dogs.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:31 am
  • Survey: U.S. employers added a solid 205K jobs in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of stea ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul quits 2016 GOP presidential race

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Republican Sen. Rand Paul is dropping his 2016 campaign for president, eclipsed by other candidates who kept his base of support from ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 3; Iowa shows polling is slippery business

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:15 am
  • Bull Valley animal sanctuary merges with Forever Husky in Crystal Lake

    BULL VALLEY – After years of running Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary out of her Bull Valley-area home, owner Nancy Harney said the nonprofit needs money ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • Cary Park District offering discounted pool passes on Friday

    CARY – The Cary Park District will offer pool passes for the 2016 season at a 25 percent discount Friday during its one-day “Chilly Willy Blitz.” The ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Vehicle flees scene after hitting gas meter on Fox Lake home

    FOX LAKE – A vehicle fled the scene after hitting a gas meter of a Fox Lake home, fire officials said Tuesday.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Lakemoor plans Super Bowl weekend driving crackdown

    LAKEMOOR – The police department will conduct special patrols for Super Bowl weekend, cracking down on alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers, Chief David ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Nippersink School District 2, Richmond-Burton D-157 OK Spring Grove economic incentive concept

    SPRING GROVE – Two school districts recently gave an initial nod of approval to a proposed economic incentive program being developed by the village o ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council approves revised plans for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School are controversial no more.The proposa ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman, state's attorney, recorder candidates talk issues, take jabs at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Both Republicans running for McHenry County state’s attorney took swipes at each other at Tuesday night’s League of Women Voters forum.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:19 am
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