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  • Cary police reports for Sunday, May 1, 2016

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    May 1, 2016 - 1:21 pm
  • Malia Obama to take gap year before entering Harvard in 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before attending Harvard Universit ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Offer to restore power at shuttered Illinois state park rejected

    BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois utility has rejected a local park district's offer to cover the unpaid electric bills at a state park that was rec ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:15 am
  • Train derails in Washington, DC; leaks hazardous chemical

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop in Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning, sending about 10 cars off the tracks and spil ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Trump, Clinton angle for the advantage in politics of gender

    WASHINGTON – She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman.Donal ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Illinois budget standoff forces 300 layoffs at Chicago State

    CHICAGO – Chicago State University laid off more than 300 employees, about a third of its workforce, after emergency state funding recently approved a ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • House Speaker Michael Madigan makes rare appearance in Joliet to address labor leaders

    JOLIET – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan – arguably the most powerful politician in Springfield – made a rare appearance Friday night in Joliet ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Huntley hosting Ladies Night Out downtown May 5

    HUNTLEY – The village, downtown businesses and the Huntley Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a Ladies Night Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 5.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois lawmakers pushing bill to regulate daily fantasy sports

    On the heels of two states legalizing and regulating daily fantasy sports, Illinois lawmakers are hoping to do the same.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills fire chief honored nationally for work as instructor

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Nearly three decades after teaching his first class of recruits to the fire service, Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection D ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Group for veterans with PTSD restarting in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – When the veterans therapy group he organized lost its funding last fall, Ted Biever was determined to continue the group sessions ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Huntley High School celebrates near-end of renovation project

    HUNTLEY –A 7-year-old in a green shirt and goggles jumped back and let out a yelp as a plastic tube burst, water droplets sprinkling a slick, new sci ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County won't see lead-tainted water like Flint, officials say

    Good stewardship, good infrastructure and good transparency will prevent crises similar to the lead-tainted drinking water afflicting the people of Fl ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Spring Grove-area crash sends 2 to hospital, fire officials say

    SPRING GROVE –Two people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Spring Grove that left one veh ...
    May 1, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Pingree Grove man cited after Woodstock crash

    WOODSTOCK – Emergency responders took two people to the hospital and issued one citation after a crash that left one vehicle in a ditch, police said.
    May 1, 2016 - 12:15 am
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