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  • Vehicle flees scene after hitting gas meter on Fox Lake home

    FOX LAKE – A vehicle fled the scene after hitting a gas meter of a Fox Lake home, fire officials said Tuesday.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Lakemoor plans Super Bowl weekend driving crackdown

    LAKEMOOR – The police department will conduct special patrols for Super Bowl weekend, cracking down on alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers, Chief David ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Nippersink School District 2, Richmond-Burton D-157 OK Spring Grove economic incentive concept

    SPRING GROVE – Two school districts recently gave an initial nod of approval to a proposed economic incentive program being developed by the village o ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake City Council approves revised plans for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School are controversial no more.The proposa ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Board chairman, state's attorney, recorder candidates talk issues, take jabs at forum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Both Republicans running for McHenry County state’s attorney took swipes at each other at Tuesday night’s League of Women Voters forum.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Hillary Clinton wins in Iowa, campaigns turn to N.H.

    NASHUA, N.H. – Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Syria allows aid into rebel-held area as peace talks stall

    GENEVA – The Syrian government allowed aid into a rebel-held area near Damascus on Tuesday in what appeared to be a goodwill gesture after U.N.-mediat ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Obama signs emergency order over Flint water

    DETROIT – President Barack Obama signed an emergency declaration Saturday that clears the way for federal aid for Flint, Michigan, which is undergoing ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • High hopes, wide gulf as President Barack Obama, GOP look for common ground

    WASHINGTON – Can President Barack Obama and Republicans put aside years of ill will to secure a few big breakthroughs in Obama’s final year? Don’t get ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Top US commander says war in Afghanistan is not a lost cause

    WASHINGTON – The top American commander in Afghanistan told lawmakers on Tuesday that the war is not a lost cause and underscored his optimism with a ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Generals say women should have to register for draft

    WASHINGTON – The top Army and Marine Corps generals told senators Tuesday that it will take up to three years to fully integrate women into all combat ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percent

    SPRINGFIELD – Visits to Illinois’ historic sites fell by 7 percent in 2015, despite the state’s commemorations of the 150th anniversaries of the Civil ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner: Changing rules for state-bought goods can save $514M

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s comptroller highlighted Illinois’ worsening finances due to the budget deadlock Tuesday as the Republi ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Illinois attorney general seeks stay on hospital tax ruling

    URBANA – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office is asking an appeals court to hold back enforcement of its ruling on a part of a state law th ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • New law imposes fine for minors possessing e-cigarettes

    SPRINGFIELD – Anyone under 18 who’s caught with electronic cigarettes or other tobacco-free nicotine products would face a fine or community service u ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
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