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  • Lake Shore Drive reopened after suspicious package

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police investigating a suspicious package on Chicago's famed Lake Shore Drive have reopened the roadway.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON (AP) — Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpac ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

    OAKDALE, Pa. (AP) — Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are trumpeting $600 million in new competitiv ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Ringwood restaurant to temporarily close after fire

    RINGWOOD – The Rusty Nail Saloon re-opened just one day after a fire Wednesday caused about $30,000 in damage.
    April 17, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Crystal Lake enters into new aggregation contract

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents will once again have a chance to pay for power through an aggregation program after city officials approved a ne ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Board: More 'pizzazz' needed in Cary apartment plan

    CARY – Village Board members said they want to see a more upscale plan for a potential apartment complex.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Students flock to McHenry County Ag Expo

    WOODSTOCK – Students from all over McHenry County got a chance to get out of the classroom this week and step into the world of farming.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Judge asked to allow use of lawmaker's statements

    CHICAGO — Prosecutors want to be able to tell jurors about potentially damaging comments state Rep. Derrick Smith made to authorities as they question ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Addiction experts: Cuts could hurt drug treatment

    SPRINGFIELD — Addiction experts say thousands of Illinois residents could lose drug treatment services if a temporary tax increase expires later next ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • 20 killed as Islamic extremists rampage in Nigeria

    ABUJA, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler i ...
    April 16, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Application period opens for Miss McHenry County

    Entries are being taken for the 2014 Miss McHenry County Queen Pageant. Young women and teens ages 1 ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Event to benefit family of Cary-Grove coach

    McHENRY – Proceeds from an upcoming benefit will go to the family of a Cary-Grove High School coach who died in February.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Judge stays most of Ohio gay marriage ruling

    CINCINNATI — Ohio officials must immediately recognize the same-sex marriages of four couples who sued over the state's gay marriage ban, a federal ju ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    WASHINGTON — As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:48 am
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