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  • El Chapo is hauled off to ultra-secure U.S. jail

    NEW YORK – In a scene U.S. authorities had dreamed of for decades, Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was hauled into an Am ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • PHOTOS: Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th president

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    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • Illinois Senate leaders promise budget-deal vote Wednesday

    CHICAGO – Illinois Senate leaders plan to vote on a compromise budget deal next week, and hope the House will be willing to work with them on a measur ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Melee near Trump's parade route as police, protesters clash

    WASHINGTON – Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun g ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Woodstock Public Library will soon have new art tile entryway

    WOODSTOCK – Community members and patrons of the Woodstock Public Library will soon see a new addition to the library’s entryway.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission OKs downtown theater redevelopment

    McHENRY – The McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission this week unanimously approved a proposal to redevelop and reopen the downtown McHenry theater bu ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Donald Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th U.S. president

    WASHINGTON – Pledging emphatically to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the Unite ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Vigil honors Lake in the Hills mother, children killed in apparent murder-suicide

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – It’s been a hard week and a half for his family, but Luis Garcia said the support of the community has made everything easier.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake students attend President Donald Trump’s inauguration

    While many were watching the presidential inauguration on their TVs, Nichole Kiddy and Alex Harris, eighth-graders at Hannah Beardsley Middle School i ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Rauner appoints new NIU trustees

    DeKALB – Gov. Bruce Rauner announced three new appointments and one reappointment to the Northern Illinois University board of trustees Friday.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

    WASHINGTON – Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday than his predecessor's swearing-in eight years ago.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:27 pm
  • Fact Check: President Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • People in Need Forum to offer valuable social service resources

    Whether you, someone you know, or members of your community are in need of social services, McHenry County College’s People in Need Forum can help.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Live coverage: The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President

    Stay here for live coverage of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Despite campaign to-do list, Trump team coy about his plans

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was be ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 8:21 am
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