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  • Public hearing scheduled for Fox River Grove TIF expansion

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents will have an opportunity to give their thoughts on a proposed expansion of the downtown tax increment financing district.
    NEW: Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Work begins on downtown Huntley property before Visit McHenry County moves in

    HUNTLEY – An Elgin-based construction company recently started interior work to transform an early 1900s hotel in downtown Huntley into the new headqu ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Guilty plea entered in Crystal Lake man's sex abuse case

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man set to stand trial Monday instead pleaded guilty to a sex charge against him.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • Man accused of sex crimes after impregnating Marengo teen gets probation

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old man was given two years of probation after he admitted to a sex crime involving a teenager.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Police Department switching to propane system for squad vehicles

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's police department is adding propane fuel systems to its 10 Chevy Tahoe squad vehicles.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Judge revokes bond for Harvard man facing charges in alleged drug ring out of bar

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sent a Harvard man with an extensive criminal history back to jail after police said he violated the terms of his p ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake South grad, 20, hit by car at Illinois State University on life support

    NORMAL – A 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School is on life support after being struck by a car Saturday at Illinois State University, where ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Woodstock police investigating gunshots fired in possible gang-related incident

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department is investigating after gunshots were fired through a front window of a residence in an incident believed t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani

    BEIRUT — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group almost entirely out of the Syrian town of Kobani on Mon ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Obama radio ad endorses Rahm Emanuel in Chicago mayoral election

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting some high-profile support in his bid to win a second term as Chicago mayor.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn had medical marijuana recommendations, didn't act, documents show

    CHICAGO — Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations on which businesses should receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses but he did n ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana licenses decided, put on hold, documents show

    CHICAGO — The Illinois medical marijuana program scored and recommended 18 businesses to grow medical marijuana and 56 retailers to sell it in the wee ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Jan. 26; 'Potentially historic' storm expected in northeast

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 7:11 am
  • Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

    CHICAGO – With virtually no hard proof medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be u ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsib ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
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