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  • Rakow Road crash on Lake in the Hills-Crystal Lake border sends 1 to hospital

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Emergency crews cleared the area of Rakow Road and Pyott Road on the border of Lake in the Hills and Crystal Lake after a crash ne ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Tax filing problems could jeopardize health law aid for 1.8M

    WASHINGTON – About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their t ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • State workers' suit against Duckworth spills into Senate bid

    JONESBORO – A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman’s bid to unseat first-ter ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015

    SAN ANTONIO – In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish thems ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spot

    MIDDLETOWN, Calif. – A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater la ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich asks full court to hear appeal

    CHICAGO – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday asked a full federal appeals court to rehear his case, hoping it will overturn more of his 1 ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Schock spends campaign funds after departure

    PEORIA – A new financial report from former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's political action committee shows campaign money has been spent since he left Cong ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Bland’s family sues state trooper, wants answers

    HOUSTON – The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death la ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Questionable computer files lead to priest's suspension

    CHICAGO – Chicago's Roman Catholic Archbishop Blase Cupich has removed a priest from his pastoral duties as authorities investigate why the priest had ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • ADM misses Wall Street second quarter forecasts

    CHICAGO Archer Daniels Midland Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $386 million.The Chi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Shire offers to buy Baxter drug spinoff for $30 billion

    NEW YORK – The Irish drugmaker Shire is offering to buy Baxalta for about $30 billion in stock as it attempts to solidify its strengthening position i ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Fox River Grove to hold public hearing on downtown TIF expansion

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents will have a chance to weigh in Thursday on the possible expansion of a downtown tax increment financing district as it rel ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Green Drinks event planned at Duke's Alehouse in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A McHenry-based business that raises tilapia and grows vegetables and herbs in aquatic gardens will be the topic of this month's Green ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after U.S. Senate vote

    WASHINGTON — After the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on bot ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Utah group to start Boy Scout troop welcoming gay leaders

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah group that backed the fight to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage is preparing to start a Boy Scout troop, though activi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 3:29 pm
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