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  • Metro: Women's March second highest day ever for ridership

    WASHINGTON – Transportation officials in Washington say the more than a million trips taken on the city's rail system Saturday make the day the second ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 4:42 pm
  • Sean Spicer stands by inauguration claims, but does acknowledge error on ridership numbers

    NEW YORK – White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a roomful of reporters that "our intention is never to lie to you," although sometimes the Tru ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Nebraska state senator criticized for women's march retweet

    LINCOLN, Neb. – A Nebraska state senator who had cybersex with a woman on a state computer is facing criticism again for a retweet suggesting that dem ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 4:09 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • 'Alternative facts' quip from Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway sparks mockery

    NEW YORK – Down is up. The sky is red. Dogs are birthing kittens. Facts? Nope. Try "alternative facts."
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • After women's marches, can numbers translate to real change?

    DENVER – Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlo ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 2:04 pm
  • 24 photos of a $599,900 of a Crystal Lake home for sale with a two-story great room and oversized deck

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:33 pm
  • President Trump moves to pull U.S. out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, fulfilling a camp ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Marco Rubio to back Rex Tillerson for secretary of state

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he will support President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state despite reservations about th ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Lawsuit: President Trump's businesses violate the Constitution

    NEW YORK – A lawsuit Monday alleged that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:53 am
  • Public access for the week of Jan. 23 to Jan. 27

    MondayMcHenry County Board of Health: 7 p.m., county Administration Building, 667 Ware Road, Woodsto ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:05 am
  • Some in Missouri question push for tougher penalties for attacking cops

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens is pushing to toughen Missouri’s already stiff penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar e ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • California storm causes flooding, triggers evacuations

    LOS ANGELES – Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as t ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Intensive negotiations ahead of Russia-led Syria talks

    ASTANA, Kazakhstan – Delegates from Russia, Turkey and Iran held hours-long talks in Kazakhstan Sunday on the eve of negotiations between Syrian rebel ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • On the radar: January marks National Radon Action Month

    JOLIET – Kevin Knight grew up on a street where five people were diagnosed with lung cancer without ever smoking cigarettes.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:48 am
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