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  • Woodstock to consider home rule policy similar to Downers Grove

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council has agreed to put together a policy that would outline guidelines for the city when it becomes home rule.
    NEW: May 5, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

    DALLAS – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying ...
    NEW: May 5, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Free Bark Fest at Hoffman Park dog park in Cary

    FREE – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Dog Park at Hoffman Park, West Main Street, CaryFeaturing ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • Judge won't dismiss misconduct charges against ex-McHenry County coroner

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry County judge rejected a motion to dismiss official misconduct charges against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz.
    May 5, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Young Eagles Rally: Free airplane rides for kids at Lake in the Hills Airport

    FREE – 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 7, Lake in the Hills Airport, 8407 Pyott Road, Lake in the Hills
    May 5, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Cary officials worry fractured dispatch could cause problems in emergencies

    CARY – The Village Board is considering whether to provide the Cary Fire Protection District with a "financial bridge" to prevent the district from sw ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Police investigate Volo crash that killed female pedestrian

    VOLO – Lake County authorities are investigating an early-morning crash they said left a female pedestrian dead Thursday.
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Suspect in custody after armed robbery of McHenry payday loan store

    McHENRY – A suspect in the morning armed robbery of a payday loan store is in police custody Thursday afternoon, McHenry police said.
    May 5, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

    WASHINGTON – Vape away.Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from ne ...
    May 5, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Ted Cruz's long White House run could mean newfound GOP clout

    AUSTIN, Texas – In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • 10 Things to Know for May 5; Wildfire torches 1,600 homes, buildings in Canadian town

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 5, 2016 - 6:24 am
  • Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'

    FLINT, Mich. – Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all leve ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands city

    FORT McMURRAY, Alberta – A raging wildfire emptied Canada's main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, Alberta, where offi ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • New U.S. wind-energy rule would permit thousands of eagle deaths

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is revising a federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years, ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Teens kidnapped after high school prom fight off attacker

    VICTORVILLE, Calif. – Two California teens kidnapped after their high school prom managed to escape after one of them wrested a gun away from their at ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:00 am
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