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  • Fox River Grove to hold public hearing on downtown TIF expansion

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Residents will have a chance to weigh in Thursday on the possible expansion of a downtown tax increment financing district as it rel ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:31 pm
  • Green Drinks event planned at Duke's Alehouse in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A McHenry-based business that raises tilapia and grows vegetables and herbs in aquatic gardens will be the topic of this month's Green ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after U.S. Senate vote

    WASHINGTON — After the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on bot ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 3:58 pm
  • Utah group to start Boy Scout troop welcoming gay leaders

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah group that backed the fight to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage is preparing to start a Boy Scout troop, though activi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asks full court to hear appeal

    CHICAGO — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday asked a full federal appeals court to rehear his case, hoping the full slate of judges might ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 4, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Elated Boutique brings new retail option to downtown Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A small boutique offering gift ideas, clothing and accessories opened recently in downtown Huntley.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Colonel Palmer House to host oxen, vintage bikes in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A collection of vintage automobiles, motorcyclists and even a team of oxen will be on display at the Colonel Palmer House as part of a ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Tax filing problems could jeopardize health care law subsidies for 1.8M

    WASHINGTON — About 1.8 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law now have issues with their t ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Obama, Benjamin Netanyahu appeal to U.S. Jews on Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were making dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Aurora theater shooting: Victim's grieving dad tells jury of devastating loss

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater whe ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • NRC inspecting Illinois uranium-conversion plant after leak

    METROPOLIS — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is conducting a special inspection at a southern Illinois uranium-conversion plant after a weekend leak ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Illinois workers' suit against Tammy Duckworth spills into U.S. Senate bid

    JONESBORO — A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman's bid to unseat first-ter ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:46 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police Department to host Citizen Police Academy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Applications are now being accepted for the Crystal Lake Police Department's Citizen Police Academy.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Former McHenry County man's sex assault trial begins

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a former McHenry County man standing trial this week began molesting a young girl when she was 5 years old.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based Community High School District 155 highlights rankings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three of Community High School District 155's high schools made the top 100 of Illinois public schools as ranked by a start-up company.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 1:26 pm
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