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  • Crystal Lake police issue 76 tickets in Thanksgiving drunken driving crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A traffic crackdown Crystal Lake police conducted for two weeks in November resulted in 76 traffic tickets and one arrest, according to ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Algonquin recognized for performance analytics efforts

    ALGONQUIN — The village was one of five jurisdictions to be recognized for its performance management efforts by the International City/County Managem ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Centegra sleep disorder group meets Wednesday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A Centegra Health System support group for patients and their family members affected by sleep disorders will discuss how sleep affects pe ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • VIDEOS: Search on for missing mentally challenged, McHenry-area man

    McHENRY — Authorities continued the search for a mentally challenged elderly man who was reported missing Monday from his McHenry-area home along the ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Search for mentally challenged, McHenry-area man resumes near Fox River (with video)

    McHENRY – Police searched on land, water and air Tuesday for a mentally challenged elderly man who was reported missing Monday from his McHenry-area h ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • Rising cigarette taxes tied to lower infant mortality rate, study finds

    CHICAGO — When it costs more to smoke, fewer babies die, according to a new study that links rising cigarette taxes with declines in infant mortality, ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fires police chief in wake of video release

    CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Beach Park man charged with murdering wife, stepson with baseball bat

    WAUKEGAN — A 47-year-old northern Illinois man is accused of beating his wife and teenage stepson to death with a metal baseball bat.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • McHenry County State's Attorney Lou Bianchi might drop re-election bid

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County State's Attorney Lou Bianchi may not run for a fourth term, he announced Tuesday morning.
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • From Homeland to hair: Hillary Clinton's emails peek into the personal

    WASHINGTON – The latest release of Hillary Clinton's private emails show her, as secretary of state, dealing with the complicated politics of the Arab ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding

    PARIS – Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaratio ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Obama says Russia may finally come around on Assad's future

    PARIS – President Barack Obama expressed optimism Tuesday that Russia will ultimately come around on the need for Syrian President Bashar Assad to lea ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Dec. 1; World leaders call for price on carbon dioxide pollution

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 6:27 am
  • Film, entertainment consulting group in Woodstock looking for interns

    WOODSTOCK – A film and entertainment consulting group is looking for area interns to work out of its newly opened location in downtown Woodstock.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Deere lays off 220 employees, citing sales drop

    MOLINE – Deere & Co. is laying off about 220 workers from its Seeding and Cylinder operation in its hometown as agricultural machinery sales slump.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:48 am
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