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  • Drivers warned of possible snow Friday morning

    The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for several counties, including McHenry, Lake, Kane, DeKalb and Cook, among others ...
    March 27, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • 10 Things to Know for March 27; U.S. Senate passes balanced-budget plan

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    March 27, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Snow pushes sewer work back; goal is to wrap project in July

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A late snow stopped construction from getting started on a water main project in the Country Club Road area, according to a Crystal Lak ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Fox River Grove board OKs use of eminent domain to further redevelopment project

    FOX RIVER GROVE – There are three single-family residences in Fox River Grove sitting in the middle of where a proposed $250 million redevelopment pro ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Three seek 2 spots on ECC board

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry County agencies highlight summer camp options for residents

    CARY – This is crunch time for the Cary Park District. In a matter of weeks, registration for the di ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility

    WASHINGTON – Embattled Rep. Aaron Schock said Thursday he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility and vowed to work "tirelessly" to make amends ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Rauner signs into law plan to fix budget hole

    SPRINGFIELD – In an early major test of Illinois’ newly divided government, the Senate passed a compromise plan Thursday to plug a $1.6 billion hole i ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Tollway board approves higher speed limits but not 70 mph

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Illinois Tollway board of directors has approved higher speed limits on the Tri-State Tollway and other highways but not as high a ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama federal prison early Thursday bound for a halfway house, where he begins his transition b ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • U.S.: Chicago-area cousins planned U.S. terrorist attack

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Army National Guard soldier vowed to bring “the flames of war to the heart” of America if he was unable to get to the Middle Eas ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Garcia to Emanuel: ‘You are not the king’

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s challenger blasted the former White House chief of staff Thursday, accusing him of neglecting the city’s neighb ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill

    WASHINGTON – In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving C ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Oklahoma salvages belongings after storm

    SAND SPRINGS, Okla. – Oklahomans salvaged soggy belongings Thursday after the Plains’ first tornado outbreak of 2015, expressing gratitude that casual ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Senate next after House approves conservative budget

    WASHINGTON – Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward Senate approval on Thursday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto str ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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