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  • Charge announced related to Cook County court clerk's office

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has announced an indictment in what it describes as an ongoing investigation of the Cook County Circui ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Chicago nightclub owners get probation in stampede deaths

    CHICAGO – The owners of a Chicago nightclub where 21 people were crushed to death in a stairwell in 2003 while fleeing pepper spray were sentenced Fri ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Convicted spy Pollard is released after 30 years behind bars

    NEW YORK – Jonathan Pollard was released from prison Friday after 30 years behind bars for spying for Israel, and his lawyers immediately went to cour ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Gunmen attack hotel in Mali’s capital, killing at least 20

    BAMAKO, Mali – Heavily armed Islamic extremists seized dozens of hostages Friday at a Radisson hotel, but Malian troops, backed by U.S. and French spe ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Obama plea to Supreme Court: Save my immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration appealed to the Supreme Court Friday to rescue its plans to shield from deportation millions of immigrants who a ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Democrats push to prevent gun sales to those on terror list

    WASHINGTON – People on the U.S. government's terrorist watch list can't board commercial airliners, but they can walk into a gun store and legally buy ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Freeze on Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow's bank accounts extended

    WAUKEGAN – The freeze on Melodie Gliniewicz’s bank account was extended Friday, as attorneys issue subpoenas and the ongoing investigation of her late ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Funeral home director arrested after bodies found in garage

    PHILADELPHIA – A funeral director has been arrested and charged with abuse of a corpse months after three decomposing bodies were found in her garage.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • McHenry County students visit landmarks through Google's virtual reality program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Gracie Willis walked into Hannah Beardsley Middle School on Thursday morning as usual, but by the end of the day she had been to Italy ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Woodstock's Centerville Station denied video gaming license, considers closing

    WOODSTOCK – After its video gaming license was denied, Woodstock’s Centerville Station could close after about seven months in business, owner Dan Har ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Crystal Lake nonprofit for kids with emotional challenges to close Jan. 1

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake-based Families ETC will close by the end of the year after concerns over the agency’s operations caused a dramatic drop in ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Ex-assistant state's attorney challenging State's Attorney Lou Bianchi

    A former assistant state’s attorney who ran a heated campaign against State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi eight years ago is taking another shot at the offic ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Ex-Illinois State University student sentenced for Crystal Lake man's death

    BLOOMINGTON – A former Illinois State University student was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 20-year-old ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

    FOX LAKE – The basement that is home to the Fox Lake Police Explorers post looks like disgraced Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was preparing for a zombie apocalyp ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake police: Avoid Route 14, North Ridgefield Road after crash

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Drivers should avoid Route 14 and North Ridgefield Road for the next two hours, the Crystal Lake police advised in a Nixle alert Friday ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 4:51 pm
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