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  • Metra installs charging stations in downtown Chicago

    CHICAGO – Suburban Chicago's commuter rail agency is providing passengers a place to charge their electronic devices at four downtown train stations.C ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Panel recommends Rep. Mautino for Illinois Auditor General

    SPRINGFIELD – A bipartisan legislative panel on Tuesday recommended longtime state Rep. Frank Mautino to serve as Illinois' next auditor general.SPRIN ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Lawsuit filed over keyless car in death of couple

    WAUKEGAN – A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Ford Motor Co. and a suburban Chicago auto dealer in connection with the carbon monoxide po ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Top general recommends keeping more U.S. troops in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON – The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that President Barack Obama revise his plan and keep more than 1,000 U.S. tr ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • GOP candidates weigh in on Chicago gun laws

    CHICAGO – The mass shooting at an Oregon community college last week thrust the debate over the nation’s gun laws to the center of the presidential ra ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Crystal Lake woman gets new puppy after dog was killed by drunken driver

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Laura Johnson’s new best friend is fearless. She’s also covered in fur, weighs about ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • McHenry crash involving Pace bus, motorcycle sends one to hospital

    McHENRY –A crash involving a Pace bus and a motorcycle sent one person to the hospital Tuesday evening, a fire official said.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Crash in unincorporated Crystal Lake sends one to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A two-vehicle crash on North Oak Street sent one person to the hospital Tuesday evening, a fire official said.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • 9-hour negotiation session produces no deal; District 156 teacher strike continues

    McHENRY – After nearly nine hours at the bargaining table, the McHenry Community High School Educator’s Association and the school board remained at ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Huntley considers tax breaks for corporation mulling headquarters move

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will vote Thursday on providing a 50 percent, three-year property tax abatement for Hiwin Corporation, which is hoping to ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry moves forward with bike path to recreation center

    McHENRY – The construction of a bike path connecting the existing path on Knox Drive with the coming recreation center moved forward this week.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County Board rejects township consolidation referendums

    WOODSTOCK – A lack of hard information on the effects of merging townships, except for the fact that property taxes for many McHenry County residents ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Approaching debate, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders showing differences

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is beginning to draw contrasts with her chief Democratic rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, as they approach thei ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Coroner IDs Harvard man found behind Woodstock business

    WOODSTOCK – The man found dead behind 3 Stars Pizza in Woodstock has been identified as 48-year-old Gary E. Reiher, McHenry County Coroner Anne Majews ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Video: McHenry County Board member John Hammerand rails against proposed township consolidation

    In this short video from Tuesday, McHenry County Board member John Hammerand rails against proposed township consolidation referendums.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:33 pm
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