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  • Turkish strikes on Kurds complicate Islamic State fight

    WASHINGTON – In a fresh test for U.S. coalition-building efforts, Turkey is launching airstrikes against Kurdish rebels inside its borders this week d ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Illinois Supreme Court expands electronic filing

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Supreme Court has said it will start giving courts a chance to electronically file criminal and traffic case documents.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Orangeville pet dubbed world's tallest cow

    ORANGEVILLE – A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Orangeville woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Elgin OKs chicken pilot program for 15 families

    ELGIN – A Chicago suburb is welcoming a select group of feathered friends to 15 backyards in a pilot program for keeping chickens.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Proposed Illinois school funding formula would affect McHenry County, lawmakers and officials warn

    McHENRY – A proposed school funding formula would be devastating to the collar counties and their school districts, one state legislator told local sc ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Illinois governor hopefuls face off in 2nd debate

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner defended their records on minority hiring, public safety and gun control on Tuesday during the se ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Advocate, Centegra hospitals stress diligence, preparation to guard against Ebola

    ELGIN – Days after a patient at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin was isolated and evaluated for Ebola – it was ruled out Friday – health care offici ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Cary strip mall owners plan to add 24-hour gym, Marco’s Pizza, video store

    CARY – The new owners of the Westlake Shopping Center at 3106 Three Oaks Road plan to put in a pizza restaurant, video rental store and a gym.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • New subdivision could come to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For the first time in about six years, a new subdivision could be coming to Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Fox Lake upgrading Lakefront Park building with grant dollars

    FOX LAKE – An expanded locker room and multipurpose room, plus a new splash pad, will be added to the Lakefront Park building, the Fox Lake village pr ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Cary gets grant to help with Sunset, Crest flooding problems

    CARY – Residents at Sunset and Crest drives may see some flooding relief. Cary has been awarded mor ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Huntley man arrested with $43,000 worth of drugs, $36,830 cash in car, home, police say

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was arrested after police said they found nearly $43,000 worth of drugs in the car he was driving and in his home.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • SEDOM Executive Board meeting moved to facilitate larger crowd after closing news spreads

    WOODSTOCK – After news spread that the Special Education District of McHenry County plans to end center school programming after this school year, a l ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police looking for suspect in new 7-11 robbery (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police are investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday at 7-11, the second robbery in a matter of weeks at the store.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Election Central 2014

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    Oct. 18, 2014 - 5:24 pm
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