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  • McHenry company Follett to open office in Dubai

    McHENRY – Follett Corp. will open a new office in Dubai to further commit its support of schools in the United Arab Emirates, Middle East and North Af ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Trump's pick for top diplomat takes tough line on Moscow

    WASHINGTON – Barraged by questions about Russia, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state promised a far more muscular approach toward the Kremlin o ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Police accuse 2 of helping fugitive before Florida officer's killing

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Police leading a massive manhunt for the suspected killer of an Orlando officer on Wednesday collected hundreds of tips and announced ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Jurors see texts in connection with Algonquin drug overdose death

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors presented a series of text messages and recorded phone calls to the jury Wednesday documenting alleged narcotic ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Relatives of slain churchgoers confront Dylann Roof for last time

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – One by one, family members of nine slain black parishioners confronted Dylann Roof for the last time Wednesday, shouting at him, of ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • New McHenry County lawmakers take seats in Springfield, face hard battles ahead

    Two new faces took the oath of office Wednesday to represent McHenry County in the Illinois General Assembly.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Lakemoor man and ex-Buffalo Grove teacher gets 13 years for child porn

    BUFFALO GROVE – A former Buffalo Grove middle school teacher was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison Tuesday for accessing child pornography and e ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Ethics official denounces Trump's plan for business

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will continue to profit from his global business empire after he enters the White House this ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • California residents rescued from flooding as major storms recede

    HOLLISTER, Calif. – Rescue workers used boats and firetrucks to evacuate dozens of Northern California residents from their flooded homes Wednesday as ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead Tuesday in ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Combative Trump concedes Russia's role in election hacking

    NEW YORK – In a combative and freewheeling news conference, President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time Wednesday that he accepts Russia was ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Madigan re-elected Illinois House speaker, nears U.S. tenure record

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House re-elected Michael Madigan on Wednesday to a 17th term as its leader, putting him on track to soon become the longest ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office warns drivers of icy roads

    The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is warning drivers to slow down and drive carefully as some roads are covered in ice.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:27 pm
  • Scientists: The moon is 4.51 billion years old

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 1:26 pm
  • Donald Trump denies, denounces reports on Russia ties: 'a disgrace'

    NEW YORK – Opening his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to suggestions that U.S. intellig ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:07 am
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