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  • Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

    RAMADI, Iraq – This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Trump strains to unite GOP behind him; House Speaker Paul Ryan says no, for now

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump is struggling in his efforts to unify the Republican Party behind his presidential campaign, the difficulty immediately unders ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Senate Dems field large roster of women in the Year of Trump

    WASHINGTON – If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that wo ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Fox River Grove OKs business district study for proposed banquet hall

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A proposal for a 15,000-square-foot banquet facility along Route 14 is one step closer to reality after the village approved a busin ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • State's attorney wants out of Chicago police case after Laquan McDonald shooting

    CHICAGO – Cook County’s embattled state’s attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicag ...
    May 6, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Cary's Three Oaks Assisted Living hosts prom for residents, students

    CARY – For 93-year-old Edward Spencer, dancing at Three Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care’s prom in Cary brought back memories of old times.
    May 6, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • McHenry County Board approves MCCD's 2017 budget over objections

    WOODSTOCK – The existence of a police force operated by the McHenry County Conservation District again proved to be a sticking point for some members ...
    May 5, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags

    NEW YORK – Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Fire causes $100,000 in damage to McHenry County home, official says

    The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded early Thursday morning to a fire that left a house uninhabitable.
    May 6, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the business ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb appointed to fill chief position

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb has been appointed to fill the chief position after Chief Robert Lowen retires in June.
    May 6, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Woodstock to consider home rule policy similar to Downers Grove

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council has agreed to put together a policy that would outline guidelines for the city when it becomes home rule.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

    DALLAS – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying ...
    May 5, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Free Bark Fest at Hoffman Park dog park in Cary

    FREE – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Dog Park at Hoffman Park, West Main Street, CaryFeaturing ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • Judge won't dismiss misconduct charges against ex-McHenry County coroner

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected a motion to dismiss official misconduct charges against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz.
    May 5, 2016 - 6:46 pm
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