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  • 10 Things to Know for May 27; Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 27, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age

    CHICAGO – Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and older say they’ll dip into the prog ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day

    ROME – More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery

    WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • A day after the shouting, GOP and Democrats back talking

    SPRINGFIELD – A day after Republicans booed and yelled at Illinois House Democrats for passing their own budget without GOP input, leaders from both p ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination

    BISMARCK, N.D. – Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • 1.9M Illinois residents expected to travel Memorial Day weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The lowest gas prices in more than a decade have travel experts warning travelers to anticipate a crowded Memorial Day weekend.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Fox Lake man dies after Lakemoor-area motorcycle crash, police say

    LAKEMOOR –A 67-year-old man involved in a motorcycle crash Thursday in the Lakemoor area has died, a Lakemoor police official said Friday.
    May 27, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Calif. man convicted of trafficking more than 70 pounds of marijuana to county

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors found a California trucking company owner guilty of trafficking more than 70 pounds of marijuana across the country into McHenry Co ...
    May 29, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Polish Legion for American Veterans hall in McHenry has been rebuilt

    McHENRY – Cliff Schmidt finally feels as if he has his home back. Two years after a Mother’s Day fi ...
    May 27, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Illinois road plan focuses on maintenance and repair

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will spend the next six years trying to maintain and improve a deteriorating trans ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:53 pm
  • GOP targets Democrats who voted 'yes' on Illinois budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Republicans are launching automated phone calls blasting Democrats who voted for a state spending plan they say would lea ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • McHenry County's lawmakers blast House budget vote

    McHenry County’s representatives in Springfield could not contain their dismay over a last-minute House vote on a 500-page 2017 budget that Republican ...
    May 27, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • $50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy

    NEW YORK – The price of oil topped $50 a barrel this week for the first time since July, delivering a cash infusion to oil producers and a lift to bea ...
    May 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Rauner, Democrats keep fighting over budget as time runs out

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The prospects that Illinois' nearly yearlong budget stalemate will soon end are quickly diminishing even though Republican Go ...
    May 26, 2016 - 3:26 pm
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