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  • Official: Shots reported on Washington Navy Yard campus

    WASHINGTON — An official says shots have been reported in a building on the Washington Navy Yard campus.
    NEW: July 2, 2015 - 7:44 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 2; U.S. job market nears normal

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 2, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • McHenry County students boosting low summer blood donations

    WOODSTOCK – As the summer slump for blood donations is upon us, a group of conscientious students have banded together for what is shaping up to be th ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Crystal Lake Community School District 47 receives financial recognition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 once again has been recognized for its financial reporting.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Woodstock Opera House hosting 67th Miss Woodstock scholarship pageant

    WOODSTOCK – Twelve contestants will compete in the Miss Woodstock scholarship pageant at 7 p.m. July 10 at the Woodstock Opera House.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Overcoming hostilities, U.S. and Cuba to open embassies

    WASHINGTON – After more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba declared Wednesday they will reopen embassies in each other’s cap ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Illinois governor vetoes pay raises for state lawmakers

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has struck down cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers as Illinois begins a fiscal year without an approved bud ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Obama: ‘Feeling pretty good’ about health care

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’s “feeling pretty good” about the state of his health c ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Emails show top officials aware of Clinton’s private address

    WASHINGTON – Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was us ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Illinois Senate advances plan to increase school funding

    SPRINGFIELD – An Illinois Senate committee has advanced legislation to increase funding for education this year to a level first proposed by Gov. Bruc ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Former Illinois treasurer employees sue over firings

    CHICAGO – Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

    ATHENS, Greece – The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more austerity measures in ex ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Lakewood to replace expiring SSA with new one

    LAKEWOOD – A special property tax district, often known as an SSA, is proposed to replace an expiring one that raises money to maintain the Turnberry ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Cary crash sends two to hospital, police say

    CARY – Two people were taken to a hospital after a rear-end collision involving two vehicles, Cary Police Chief Pat Finlon said.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Driver injured in Marengo vehicle-pole crash, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

    MARENGO – A driver was taken to a hospital after a crash in unincorporated Marengo that required extrication and left the vehicle heavily damaged, fir ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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