• IUDs, hormone implants growing more popular among US women

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    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Chicago Mayor Emanuel looks to avoid runoff for 2nd term

    CHICAGO – In a city where the voters like tough-talking politicians, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s pugnacious style is being put to the test Tuesday as ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Illinois lawmakers form school shootings task force

    CHICAGO – A task force of Illinois lawmakers looking at ways to prevent school shootings by helping mentally ill children before they lash out violent ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Proposal would have grads who leave Illinois repay state aid

    SPRINGFIELD – A measure introduced in the Illinois legislature would make students pay back certain tuition breaks from the state if they leave Illino ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Records show doctors part of Illinois marijuana businesses

    CHICAGO – At least three doctors are listed in records as being involved with medical marijuana businesses in Illinois.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Depot with Lincoln connection on national register

    SPRINGFIELD – A railroad depot where Abraham Lincoln spoke before leaving for his first inauguration is among 23 Illinois sites added last year to the ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Trial of trucker opens Tuesday in fatal 2014 crash by Aurora

    WHEATON – A trial is set to begin Tuesday for a truck driver charged in a 2014 crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and seriously injured a St ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim's hiring choices questioned at rival protest

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Party rivals of McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim protested his hiring of a man who has previous arrests for driving under the influence ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • McHenry County budget vs. higher jury pay: Weighing the scales

    WOODSTOCK – Every Monday, about 130 McHenry County residents are summoned to the courthouse in Woodstock, where on the third floor they line up outsid ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • Proposed McHenry County Board rule change has member crying foul

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board members’ ability to sound off on whatever is on their minds at the end of their full meetings will be curtailed under ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Huntley officials release community survey as they plan for a hotel

    HUNTLEY – Village officials took a small step Monday toward one of their major economic goals this year, as they released a survey to Huntley resident ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Huntley official defends stalled Amtrak project during Springfield trip

    HUNTLEY – A top Huntley official recently met the acting state transportation secretary in Springfield and reinforced the economic benefits of a propo ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Crystal Lake group seeks volunteers for Marseilles flood cleanup

    CRYSTAL LAKE — A local group is seeking volunteers who can help those in need repair their flood-damaged homes in Marseilles.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Cary man featured in University of Phoenix scholarship ad campaign (with video)

    CARY – Curtis Sampson, 36, was a first-generation college student who didn’t stop with an undergraduate degree, and now his experience could affect fu ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:07 am
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