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  • Bark-a-Paw-Looza to be held in Woodstock's Park in the Square

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock resident Jennifer Schneider and her family have fostered and found a home for 19 dogs.
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Teen driver flown from Richmond crash with dump truck

    RICHMOND – A 19-year-old woman was airlifted from a crash in Richmond after a dump truck collided with her car Friday, police said.
    NEW: Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Route 31 reopens after McHenry crash

    McHENRY – Route 31 in McHenry has reopened after a crash shut down traffic for more than an hour Friday afternoon, dispatchers said.
    UPDATED: Aug. 28, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 28; Troubled past of gunman in on-air deaths emerges

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president whe ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite ruling

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – A clerk in a rural Kentucky county continued to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples Thursday in defiance of a mounting pile o ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

    VIENNA – As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress

    LOS ANGELES – Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a rep ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:10 am
  • Lawyer accused of coaching clients to lie awaits fate

    CHICAGO – The question of when lawyers cross the line from zealously defending their clients to fabricating evidence is the focus of a rare trial in C ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Budget expert leaves Illinois without state spending plan

    SPRINGFIELD – The contract of a budget expert tapped by Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to expire without a state budget in place. Donna Arduin will receive ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Study finds peak months for college students' 1st drug use

    CHICAGO – Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis th ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Diocese: Peoria priest removed for prior abuse allegations

    PEORIA – A central Illinois Catholic priest has been forced to step down from public ministry for past allegations of sexual abuse of a minor.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • List limits booze sales for Illinois city's habitual drunks

    AURORA – The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:16 am
  • U.S. judge will privately review disputed Schock documents

    SPRINGFIELD – A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on Aaron Schock’s cooperation with a federal investigation after the former congressman turned ove ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • Illinois State Fair manager: Past attendance data inflated

    SPRINGFIELD – The new manager of the Illinois State Fair said he believes the decrease in attendance this year was caused by inflated numbers in previ ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:17 am
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