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  • Multiple crashes close eastbound Route 120 at Chapel Hill Road

    LAKEMOOR – Eastbound Route 120 is closed at Chapel Hill Road, Lakemoor dispatch said. The closure is ...
    NEW: Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:43 pm
  • MCCD workshop in Ringwood to cover plant identification in winter

    RINGWOOD – Most of the trees, shrubs and woody vines growing in northeastern Illinois can be identified as easily in winter as in summer.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Winter camping to open at Marengo Ridge Conservation Area in December

    MARENGO – Winter camping at Thomas Woods opens Dec. 1.The campsite is in the Marengo Ridge Conservat ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • FAA chief after Chicago-area air traffic control center fire: Disaster response depends on funding

    CHICAGO — The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Huntley High School seeing better traffic flow with road project finished

    HUNTLEY – School officials at Huntley High School are seeing less congested traffic along the only thoroughfare into the school, after an $1.32 millio ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff-elect Bill Prim taps 3 for management roles

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff-elect Bill Prim Monday announced leadership roles within his administration.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Cary looking for new community development director

    CARY – The village is looking for a new community development director.Chris Stilling is moving on t ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Northern Illinois Thanksgiving travel forecast: Winter weather not expected to be factor

    The forecast at this point does not indicate Thanksgiving travelers will have to endure terribly adverse conditions, meteorologists said.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police use Narcan to rescue woman after drug overdose reported

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police administered Narcan on a woman in her 20s Friday after a reported prescription drug overdose, police said.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Crystal Lake barn fire that killed dozens of horses started in hay storage area, fire chief says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The barn fire suspected of killing up to 32 horses Saturday is believed to have originated in the hay storage area on the second floor, ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Model railroads, therapy for McHenry boy with Asperger syndrome

    If there’s one topic 12-year-old Andrew Gray of McHenry never grows tired of discussing, it’s his love of trains. In fact, he’s the youngest member of ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Confession can be used in missing boy Etan Patz trial, judge rules

    NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators two years ago that he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 197 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Illinois universities warned of 'dire' budget cuts

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education has issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state's public universities ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • U.S. judge sentences Mexican drug lord El Chapo's lieutenant to 22 years in Chicago

    CHICAGO — A U.S. judge sentenced a reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman to 22 years in prison Monday for his rol ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Wheelchair designed to make hunting accessible for disabled veterans, others

    QUINCY (AP) — As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursday inside GameMasters, they stopped and lingered.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:06 am
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