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  • Woodstock School District 200 board to see high school artificial turf plan

    WOODSTOCK – A group that has raised $800,000 to install artificial turf at Woodstock High School will unveil its plans to the public Tuesday, weeks af ...
    NEW: May 24, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks

    BEIRUT – With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syri ...
    NEW: May 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Progress made in recovery of Huntley investments lost in IMET fraud

    HUNTLEY – Huntley Village Manager David Johnson said the village has recovered about $16,000 worth of investments temporarily lost to fraud, and more ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Fido al fresco? NY weighs allowing outdoor dining with dogs

    NEW YORK – Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it.New ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

    WASHINGTON – The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Locally owned franchise Kids R Kids Daycare to come to Cary

    CARY – What’s been described as a “high-end” day care center will plant roots in Cary after its petitioners received the supermajority vote they neede ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Protests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deaths

    CLEVELAND – Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Fire contained to Fox Lake garage, firefighter says

    FOX LAKE – Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish a fire in a Fox Lake garage Saturday afternoon, a fire official said.
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • 7 decades on, Pearl Harbor kin seek new ID tests and closure

    CARY, N.C. – Dawn Silsbee and her siblings never knew their Uncle Bert – he died years before they were born. But they saw what his loss did to their ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Detour: Road work takes holiday weekend off

    Road work is suspended for the Memorial Day holiday, but most work zones are still in place and the speed limits still apply.
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Portion of Crystal Lake's West Bay to be treated with herbicide

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The northern areas of Crystal Lake’s West Bay will be treated with an aquatic herbicide this week.
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum adds tractor, snowmobile, scooter, marine exhibits

    VOLO – Volo Auto Museum has added several new attractions during the offseason for this summer.Exhib ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Correction

    An error in the 1,600-meter run results from the Class 2A Richmond-Burton Sectional boys track and field meet appeared in a story on page C2 in Saturd ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Law fails to stop Illinois schools from fattening pensions

    CHICAGO – A 2005 state law has failed to discourage many Illinois school districts from using large pay raises to fatten the pensions of retiring educ ...
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • 4-year-old girl shot in head outside Chicago prom party

    CHICAGO – A 4-year-old girl was shot in the head outside a home in Chicago where relatives were attending a high school prom party.
    NEW: May 23, 2015 - 11:49 pm
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