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  • Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his acco ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Petting zoo owner gives up last 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Four area schools compete at Illinois Science Olympiad finals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In their first ever trip to the Science Olympiad state finals, Andrew Wagner and his Cary-Grove High School team showed they belonged.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • 60-unit residential complex proposed in Cary

    CARY – A company that is building an apartment complex in Crystal Lake is looking to build a 60-unit residential complex in Cary.
    April 15, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Helping Paws plans fundraising events

    WOODSTOCK – Helping Paws Animal Shelter is hosting or participating in several fundraisers in support of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Judge: Michael Jackson's mom should pay costs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's mother should pay more than $800,000 in trial costs to a concert promoter that she targeted in a failed negligent ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Local experts, banks encourage consumers to change passwords after 'Heartbleed'

    A recently discovered software vulnerability, which could be one of the biggest security threats the Internet has seen, has local banks and experts st ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Native Americans say US violated human rights

    WASHINGTON — A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of gettin ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Bond remains at $80,000 for Woodstock teen accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected a bond reduction for one of four teens accused in a sexual assault; a video of which was later posted to F ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Spring Grove increases impact fees

    SPRING GROVE– After holding its developer fees level last year, the Spring Grove Village Board returned to increasing its fees by the rate of inflati ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • EU ministers blame Russia for Ukraine interference

    LUXEMBOURG — Deploring what they called yet more Russian interference in Ukraine, European Union foreign ministers debated Monday if further sanctions ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • U of Chicago student died of alcohol poisoning

    CHICAGO — The Cook County medical examiner says a University of Chicago student found dead in his campus dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoni ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Soda tax prompts Chicago man to pull gun in store

    CHICAGO — Police accuse a Chicago man of pulling out a submachine gun in a convenience store because he didn't want to pay a 22-cent tax on a two-lite ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • 3 journalists for Hezbollah TV killed in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — Three journalists working with Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV were killed Monday after the car they were traveling in came under a hail of ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • IDOT changes work zone signs as speed limit climbs

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois transportation officials are adding extra safety precautions to work zones around the state after the speed limit was increased ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:53 am
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