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  • Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

    CONAKRY, Guinea — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with b ...
    NEW: Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Officials responding to Huntley crash

    HUNTLEY – Officials are responding to a Huntley crash involving a semi-truck and another vehicle, police said.
    NEW: Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Florida woman latest to accuse Bill Cosby of forced sex

    BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel gro ...
    NEW: Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Cambria vs granite - the choice is clear

    In a search for new kitchen countertops, there is granite, and then there’s Cambria. The advantages ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Chicago Transit Authority approves 2015 budget with no CTA fare increases

    CHICAGO (AP) — There are no fare increases in the budget that the Chicago Transit Authority board has approved for next year.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Springfield veteran charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crash

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps veteran has been indicted for aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two people near Pleasant Plains.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Everyday Heroes Nominations Open

    2015 Everyday Heroes Nominations are now open! 

New this year, nominate a hero committed to the youth of McHenry County.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • As snow ends in Buffalo, roof collapses, floods are concerns

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breat ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • 140 frozen turkeys stolen from Illinois market

    WATERLOO (AP) — Police in southern Illinois are investigating after 140 frozen turkeys were stolen from a locked refrigerated trailer outside a meat m ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • John Boehner says Republican-led U.S. House will act on immigration

    WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigratio ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Driver injured in 2-vehicle Fox River Grove crash

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A female driver was transported Friday to an area hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash in Fox River Grove, fire of ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Crystal Lake teen charged with multiple offenses, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake teenager on Thursday was charged with multiple offenses, including unlawful possession of ammunition without a FOID card ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Woman found dead in Fox River Grove motel room

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The McHenry County Coroner is investigating the death of a middle-aged woman after her body was found in a motel room Wednesday nigh ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Court split, Illinois red-light camera law stands

    CHICAGO – Red-light cameras will stay put across the state after a divided Illinois Supreme Court couldn’t reach a decision on their legality.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • House Democrat: Wait on Lincoln Library decision

    SPRINGFIELD – The chairman of a state committee said lawmakers should wait for an outside study before considering plans to separate the Abraham Linco ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:24 pm
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