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  • Officials: Trump knew Flynn misled White House weeks before ouster

    WASHINGTON – Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about contacts w ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Abrupt cuts hinder Illinois domestic violence shelters

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials waited more than five months to alert dozens of domestic violence programs that their funding had been eliminated, an ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Rauner to push funding 200 more state police cadets to patrol Chicago expressways

    CHICAGO – A Chicago toddler was shot and killed on Tuesday in what police suspect was a "gang hit" on a man in a vehicle with her, just a few days aft ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Ethics watchdog calls on WH to investigate Conway's comments

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. government's ethics watchdog urged the White House to investigate and possibly discipline President Donald Trump's counselor Kel ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Russia cloud over President Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

    WASHINGTON – Questions about the Trump administration's ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Mich ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Crime mugs for February 2017 in the McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Michael Flynn quit because he'd become 'lightning rod,' Conway says

    WASHINGTON – National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned following reports he misled Vice President Mike Pence about contacts with a Russian ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • North Chicago police officer Valiza Nash named Oakwood Hills police chief

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Veteran North Chicago police officer Valiza Nash has been named Oakwood Hills’ newest chief of police.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer named new McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Beating out nearly 20 other candidates, Mark R. Facchini of Crystal Lake was named the newest associate judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Coroner IDs man who died in Lake in the Hills house fire

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man who was injured in a house fire Sunday evening has died.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • McHenry crash sends 3 people to hospital, fire official says

    McHENRY – Three people were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Monday after a two-vehicle crash in an unincorporated area near McHenry, a fire o ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Italian restaurant 750 Cucina Rustica opens in downtown Cary

    CARY – One of downtown Cary’s newest restaurants has started serving Italian meals inspired by family recipes. 
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • German shepherd comes away with big win at Westminster dog show

    NEW YORK – She’s no longer a Rumor at America’s top dog show.A German shepherd called Rumor, who jus ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Last holdout Lakewood to vote on repealing video gambling ban

    LAKEWOOD – The Village Board is set to vote Tuesday evening on an ordinance that would rescind McHenry County’s last remaining ban on video gambling.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

    UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned North Korea late Monday over its latest ballistic missile launches and warned of “furthe ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:47 pm
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