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  • No end in sight to European migrant wave

    ZAGREB, Croatia – One month after the body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach – and a week after the European Union agreed to secu ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County Board will tackle township consolidation referendums Tuesday

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will decide Tuesday which townships, if any at all, should be put before voters next year to consolidate.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry District 156 schools closed through Tuesday after 12-hour negotiation fails to produce deal

    McHENRY – After 12 hours of negotiations Sunday, the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers union and the school board were unable to com ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Budget impasse cuts services for victims of domestic abuse

    CHICAGO – Assistance for battered women and children statewide is dwindling because of Illinois’ budget impasse, and it could have long-lasting conseq ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • McHenry County Jail inmate road crew making strides over past few years

    WOODSTOCK – After the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Bureau Road Crew nearly doubled its service hours from 2013 to 2014, the unit is set ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Lincoln funeral train to go on display in Hammond this week

    HAMMOND, Ind. – A replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train will be on display in Hammond this week.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis’ crusade

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kim Davis’ lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed int ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse affecting emergency call systems

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois residents seeking help through their local emergency 911 systems may be on their own if the budget fight continues between Repu ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Buffalo’s grain silos finding new life

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – A worn-looking collection of grain silos left over from Buffalo’s heyday as a shipping hub tower like enormous cement pipe organs alon ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Arbitrator: Facebook post no cause to fire Elgin officer

    ELGIN – An arbitrator has concluded that the city of Elgin didn't have just cause to fire a police officer over comments he posted on Facebook regardi ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Scientists at Fermilab power up 17-ton magnet for experiment

    BATAVIA – Scientists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory have powered up a 17-ton electromagnet, which will be the centerpiece of an experime ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • University of Illinois donations dip, but still top $250M

    URBANA – Donations coming in to the University of Illinois dipped slightly in fiscal 2015, but still totaled more than $250 million.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • More debris but no word on fate of ship lost off Bahamas

    NASSAU, Bahamas – The search for a U.S. cargo ship that was lost during Hurricane Joaquin off the southeastern Bahamas turned up more clues Sunday but ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Hope dims for finding survivors of deadly Guatemala mudslide

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Hope faded Sunday for finding any survivors of a mudslide that killed at least 114 people as the smell of rotting b ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Pastor's sermon: ‘Violence will not have the last word'

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A pastor whose daughter survived last week's deadly rampage in a college classroom told his congregation Sunday that "violence will n ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:38 am
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