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  • Unrelenting rain leads to more flooding in Midwest

    ST. LOUIS – A wet June turned worse after strong weekend storms drenched the Midwest, adding to concern that already-serious flooding won't go away an ...
    June 29, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Summer Photo Contest: Where's Herald?

    “Herald” the Northwest Herald pup is ready for summer vacation. He loves to travel, but is looking for a friend to take him on adventures this year. ...
    June 29, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

    NEW YORK – NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he m ...
    June 29, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake police upgrade charges to attempted murder for man shot by officer

    WOODSTOCK – The man who was shot by police and accused of wielding a knife at an officer now is facing a criminal charge of attempted murder of a poli ...
    June 30, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Culver's in McHenry, Island Lake doing Special Olympics Illinois fundraiser

    Culver's in McHenry and Island Lake are among the 45 Chicago-area locations participating Tuesday in a new fundraiser that benefits Special Olympics I ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Centegra Health System's Family Health Fest in Huntley opens registration

    HUNTLEY – Registration is open for Centegra Health System’s annual Family Health Fest from 9 a.m. to noon July 18 in Huntley.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police to ramp up drunken driving enforcement for Fourth of July

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police intend to crack down on drunken driving during the upcoming holiday weekend.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Fire destroys rural Huntley home

    HUNTLEY – Investigators are trying to determine what caused a rural Huntley home to nearly burn to the ground early Sunday, fire officials said.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • 4 Chicago areas have had no homicides in 3-plus years

    CHICAGO (AP) — While Chicago's homicides are much documented, four of the city's neighborhoods have had none in the past three-plus years.
    June 29, 2015 - 8:51 am
  • Metra's Northwest line on schedule after vehicle in Barrington causes delay

    BARRINGTON – Metra's Union Pacific Northwest line trains are getting back on schedule after being delayed by a vehicle on the tracks in Barrington, ac ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • 10 Things to Know for June 29; Conservatives focus on religious liberty after gay marriage ruling

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    June 29, 2015 - 6:32 am
  • SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost

    An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

    WASHINGTON – The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama’ ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

    WASHINGTON – Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Gov. Rauner's request for 5 business reforms hold up budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has an answer to the state Capitol budget impasse: adopt five “structural reforms” that make it cheaper to do business ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:27 am
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