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  • No video to help Amtrak crash probe — despite NTSB recommendation

    WASHINGTON — Five years ago, federal accident investigators recommended that the government require video cameras in locomotive cabs to record enginee ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Doctor group seeks to clear confusion in cancer screening

    WASHINGTON — Mammograms at 40 or 50? Every year or every other year? What's the best colon check?Scr ...
    May 18, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Huntley's top business recruiter leaves post for Illinois agency

    HUNTLEY – The village staffer who helped the maker of Weber Grills expand within Huntley and attract other businesses started a new economic developme ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Archdiocese of Chicago, Catholic priest abuse victim reach $1.25M settlement, attorney says

    CHICAGO — An attorney says the Archdiocese of Chicago has reached a $1.25 million settlement with a man who claims he was sexually abused by a Catholi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • University of Illinois president: State budget cuts may be less than proposed

    URBANA — In his first day on the job, new University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said Monday that he is optimistic state budget cuts will no ...
    May 18, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • Rahm Emanuel wants youth focus for 2nd term as mayor of Chicago

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel put the focus on his intentions to help disadvantaged and troubled youth Monday, during an inaugural speech for h ...
    May 18, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • McHenry County experts on retirement planning: Save early to save trouble

    Area financial planners find that shortcomings in a person's retirement fund usually result from the person's failure to plan. A newly released nation ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Woodstock police reports for May 18, 2015

    • James H. Day, 61, 407 W. Judd St., Woodstock, was charged Saturday, March 21, with battery.• Justi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • McHenry County leaders support uniform standards for AP scores

    More high school students could receive college credit for Advanced Placement test scores under a bill pending in the state Senate that would set a st ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Special prosecutor ordered to defend former McHenry County coroner in "Baby Doe" case

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys agree that a special prosecutor should be appointed to defend former McHenry County coroner on official misconduct charges, but ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Difference between Medical Assistants and Nurse's Assistants

    Although they may work in the same health care facilities and have a few responsibilities that may overlap, medical assistants (MAs) and certified nur ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Registration open for Cody's Canteen annual golf outing in Cary

    CARY – Interested participants can now register for a June 26 golf outing that benefits the child life department at Advocate Lutheran General Hospita ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Lake in the Hills teen crashes truck into ditch along Rakow Road (with video)

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A moment of distraction caused a 19-year-old Lake in the Hills man to drive off Rakow Road and into an embankment Monday, police s ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for May 18; Islamic State killed hundreds as it took Iraq's Ramadi

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    May 18, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • On the Record With: Retired Woodstock School District 200 board member Bob Birchfield

    WOODSTOCK – Bob Birchfield had helped officials from Woodstock School District 200 put together a successful referendum in 1995, when he was approache ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
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