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  • Police shooting of black teen cited in University of Chicago threat

    CHICAGO – Federal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by t ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • 'Open, accessible education' drives MCC professor to teach free MOOC

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College professor Ted Erski sees himself as more of a director than a teacher when he instructs his Fundamentals of Ener ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff: Mentally challenged elderly man missing in McHenry

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating a mentally challenged elderly man who went missing Monday evening, ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • Illinois cities, counties demand action amid state budget mess

    SPRINGFIELD — Nervous mayors and county officials are piping up about the Illinois budget crisis, with one city even threatening to turn off the light ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • MCCD offers hike in Glacial Park, crafts in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A hike in search of owls, an introduction to snowshoeing and the creation of ornaments using recycled paper will all be offered this mo ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Harvard police investigating gunshot damage from Thanksgiving

    HARVARD – Police in Harvard are investigating two separate incidents where gunshots were fired into a house and a car.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • University of Chicago threat a response to Laquan McDonald shooting, feds say

    CHICAGO — An online threat against the University of Chicago that led the school to cancel all activities Monday appears to have been motivated by the ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • McHenry County nonprofits hope for donations on Giving Tuesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County nonprofit leaders hope the weekend's spending frenzy will continue into Giving Tuesday, an annual event that asks reside ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Funeral services set for teens killed in McHenry crash on Lily Lake Road

    Funeral services are scheduled for the three 18-year-olds who died in a car crash Friday outside McHenry.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • McHenry County residents, businesses in giving, Angel Tree holiday campaigns

    Businesses, churches and schools are giving back to the community through Angel Tree and giving tree programs this holiday season.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Green Drinks in Crystal Lake to talk home brewing, sustainable alcohol

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home brewing and sustainable alcohol will be the focus at an upcoming Green Drinks event.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • New York City's novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains

    NEW YORK – New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on hig ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 1:57 pm
  • Student who brought gun to Barrington High School in police custody

    BARRINGTON – A student who brought a gun and ammunition to Barrington High School on Monday is in police custody, school and police officials said.
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks

    LE BOURGET, France – Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defia ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Congress returns to looming deadlines on budget, highways

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill to wrap up work on the budget, highway spending and taxes, an end-of-the-year stretch that will t ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 11:26 am
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