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  • NJ Transit leaders skip train crash hearing

    TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey Transit’s top officials skipped a state oversight hearing Friday to meet with federal regulators, upsetting lawmakers eager ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize despite lull

    BEIRUT– A cease-fire to allow wounded civilians and rebels to leave besieged parts of Aleppo has been extended into the weekend by Russia, but hoped-f ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Under fire in Mosul, IS attacks Kirkuk

    KIRKUK, Iraq – Islamic State militants launched a wave of predawn attacks in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, killing at least ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Clinton working to win over Trump supporters

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election’s most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Attack in Kabul killed Illinois soldier

    FAIRVIEW – A decorated U.S. soldier from Illinois and an Army civilian employee from Oklahoma who both had been deployed multiple times to support mil ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Chicago suburb raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

    HIGHLAND PARK – A suburban Chicago community is raising the legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21.
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Cook County lawyer who posed as judge charged

    CHICAGO – A Chicago-area judicial candidate who was once on the fast track to a high-salary, high-status job as a judge now faces charges of impersona ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Centegra hosts support group for parents of ADD, ADHD children

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will offer a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit hy ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • McHenry County College job fair draws a crowd

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It can be hard to find work, but McHenry County College sought to make it a little easier for students and residents Friday.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake couple drives around in the ‘Go Cubs Go’ car

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Russ and Helen Feign decorated their 1926 Ford Model T with Cubs-themed accessories to celebrate their favorite baseball team.
    UPDATED: Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Who is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?

    SALT LAKE CITY – Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is su ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Retired District 47 teacher headed to Antarctica for science expedition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Betty Trummel may be retired, but in a few months she will be off to Antarctica to participate in an elite science leadership expeditio ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • U.S.: Ex-contractor committed 'breathtaking' theft of secrets

    WASHINGTON – A former National Security Agency contractor’s theft of top secret government information was “breathtaking in its longevity and scale,” ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, U.S. soldier dies

    BARTELLA, Iraq – In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a predawn assau ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 12:41 am
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