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  • Registration open for Woodstock police driver safety classes

    WOODSTOCK – Spots are still available for the mid-March AARP Driver Safety Program hosted by Woodstock police.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • No injuries after Crystal Lake structure fire (with videos)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There were no injuries after a fire in a Crystal Lake residence, fire officials on the scene said.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 23; Pentagon chief convenes meeting on Islamic State

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

    LOS ANGELES – The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his s ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Fuel-hauling trains could derail at 10 a year

    BILLINGS, Mont. – The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Alabama woman set for trial in granddaughter's running death

    GADSDEN, Ala. – A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run unti ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Homeland Security chief: Budget stall muddies response to IS

    WASHINGTON – The possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security threatens the Obama administration’s efforts to counter the extremist appeal ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • U.S. defense secretary calls Afghan army 'a powerful force'

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Sunday called Afghanistan's army "a powerful force in their own right" but declined to sa ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • AP-GfK Poll: Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes

    WASHINGTON – The rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much. As for your taxes, you probably think they're too high as well.
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • ‘Birdman’ takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

    LOS ANGELES – The long take of “Birdman” has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his s ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • ComEd customers unknowingly contributing millions to charity

    CHICAGO – Commonwealth Edison’s customers have been unknowingly contributing millions of dollars to the utility’s charities, including politically inf ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers propose dozens of bills aimed at gun laws

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers have proposed dozens of bills to tweak the state’s gun laws.The Spr ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Actor Vince Vaughn to take icy plunge for Special Olympics

    CHICAGO – Actor Vince Vaughn will be the latest celebrity to jump into an icy Lake Michigan to raise money for Special Olympics.
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Three candidate forums scheduled for school, MCC boards

    Voters will have opportunities next month to learn more about the candidates and issues in three education board races in the April 7 election.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:26 am
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