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  • 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 ...
    NEW: March 27, 2015 - 12:17 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 ...
    NEW: March 27, 2015 - 12:05 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 ...
    NEW: March 27, 2015 - 12:04 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 ...
    NEW: March 27, 2015 - 12:04 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: 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 ...
    UPDATED: March 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Co-pilot willfully slams plane in Alps

    PARIS – Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pil ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Pope's sex abuse commission alarmed by bishop appointment

    VATICAN CITY – Several members of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory board are expressing concern and incredulity over his decision to appoint a Chilean ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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