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  • Prairie Grove Village Board adds its opposition to proposed power plant

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A divided Prairie Grove Village Board added its voice to the growing opposition to the proposed power plant in Oakwood Hills.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Bond increased for counselor accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge had harsh words for the Woodstock man accused of sex crimes with a young boy, after the defendant contacted the boy ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Woodstock teen gets probation for role in sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock High School teenager who admitted to a sex act with a 15-year-old girl that his alleged accomplices recorded left the McHenry ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Johnsburg roundabout to open, ending detour

    JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Road roundabout, the first in McHenry County, opened Friday afternoon, the village’s construction engineer said.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow ha ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Durbin visits MCC to stress need for high-skilled labor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – John Padron, who works in Huntley, has been taking a robotics class at McHenry County College and would like to work in research and de ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Attempt to call missing jet may alter search area

    CANBERRA, Australia – Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call th ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • UN: Ebola disease caseload could reach 20,000

    GENEVA – The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Chicago schools getting $10M for Safe Passage

    CHICAGO – A school safety program beefed up after dozens of Chicago schools were closed last year will get a $10 million infusion from the state of Il ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Judge hears allegations against Chicago officer

    CHICAGO – A decorated Chicago police commander who rose through the ranks even as he was the subject of numerous misconduct allegations appeared in co ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois women charged with cooking meth in church

    HILLSBORO – Two southern Illinois women were charged with cooking methamphetamine in a rural Hillsboro church.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • U.S. judge tosses Koschman suit against Chicago

    CHICAGO – A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit accusing the city of Chicago, police and state prosecutors of covering up the involvement of then-Mayor ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Governor hopefuls rip each other on hiring, taxes

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor sharpened their attacks on each other Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn saying Bruce Rauner’s plan to tax s ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • I-55 crash trucker charged with reckless homicide

    JOLIET – An Indiana truck driver involved in a crash that killed five people on an interstate southwest of Chicago has been charged with reckless homi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:00 am
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