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  • Celebrate Earth Day history with gratitude

    The first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, was effective at raising awareness about environmental issues and transforming public attitudes.
    April 22, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • District 47 welcomes two new principals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Crystal Lake middle schools will have new principals next school year.The Crystal ...
    April 22, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Sales of U.S. existing homes slip to a 20-month low

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available home ...
    April 22, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Affirmative action ban upheld by Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Johnsburg police reports for April 22, 2014

    • Haley Cemail, 17, 4320 Hillshire Drive, Richmond, was charged Saturday, March 1, with retail theft and possession of alcohol.
    April 22, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • Netflix poised to raise prices after strong 1Q

    SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The Internet video service is about to raise its prices for t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • 10 in Chicago area accused of benefits fraud

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has accused ten area residents of stealing a combined $1.27 million in separate Social Security fraud ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Illinois lottery winner wants to help abused women

    OAK PARK – A suburban Chicago lottery winner says she wants to use part of her winnings to help abused women and children.
    April 22, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Cahokia police probe shooting death

    CAHOKIA – Police in the southwestern Illinois village of Cahokia are looking for two people for questioning in the shooting death of a 21-year-old man ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Guided hikes, live music among Earth Day activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kids' crafts, games and puppet shows will be among the Earth Day activities planned at the Prairieview Education Center.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Violent weekend leaves 8 dead in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Eight people were killed and 44 injured – including five children who were wounded when someone opened fire from a vehicle as they played ou ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Durkin says Obama library unaffordable for Ill.

    SPRINGFIELD – The top Republican in the Illinois House criticized on Monday majority Democrats’ plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure B ...
    April 22, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Woman's body found in Kishwaukee River

    ROCKFORD – Northern Illinois authorities are investigating after a kayaker found a woman's body in the Kishwaukee River.
    April 22, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Man dies after being shot at federal courthouse

    SALT LAKE CITY – Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • N.Y. court: U.S. must release targeted killings memo

    NEW YORK – The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citiz ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:01 am
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