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  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 247,000

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the increase was modest and overall applications remain low, a sign of a stead ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 7:43 am
  • Crystal Lake-based School District 155 staffers to get suicide prevention training

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Mental Health Board and Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 are pairing up to provide suicide prev ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:02 am
  • McHenry's Hidden Pearl Cafe sets up Kickstarter to save store

    McHENRY – Because of its impending closure, Hidden Pearl Cafe in McHenry is seeking donations from the public to help keep the coffee shop going.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:58 am
  • Carpentersville man involved in Wisconsin crash that sends 2 to hospital

    WHITEWATER, WIS. – A two-vehicle crash sent a Carpentersville man and a Whitewater man to the hospital Wednesday, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • District 300 students perform world premiere of song in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Community Unit School District 300 music teacher Michael Kasper said he wanted his students to create something so memorable and uni ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • McHenry company Follett to open office in Dubai

    McHENRY – Follett Corp. will open a new office in Dubai to further commit its support of schools in the United Arab Emirates, Middle East and North Af ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Trump's pick for top diplomat takes tough line on Moscow

    WASHINGTON – Barraged by questions about Russia, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state promised a far more muscular approach toward the Kremlin o ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Police accuse 2 of helping fugitive before Florida officer's killing

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Police leading a massive manhunt for the suspected killer of an Orlando officer on Wednesday collected hundreds of tips and announced ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Jurors see texts in connection with Algonquin drug overdose death

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors presented a series of text messages and recorded phone calls to the jury Wednesday documenting alleged narcotic ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Relatives of slain churchgoers confront Dylann Roof for last time

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – One by one, family members of nine slain black parishioners confronted Dylann Roof for the last time Wednesday, shouting at him, of ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • New McHenry County lawmakers take seats in Springfield, face hard battles ahead

    Two new faces took the oath of office Wednesday to represent McHenry County in the Illinois General Assembly.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Lakemoor man and ex-Buffalo Grove teacher gets 13 years for child porn

    BUFFALO GROVE – A former Buffalo Grove middle school teacher was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison Tuesday for accessing child pornography and e ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Ethics official denounces Trump's plan for business

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will continue to profit from his global business empire after he enters the White House this ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • California residents rescued from flooding as major storms recede

    HOLLISTER, Calif. – Rescue workers used boats and firetrucks to evacuate dozens of Northern California residents from their flooded homes Wednesday as ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead Tuesday in ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:14 am
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