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  • Fido al fresco? NY weighs allowing outdoor dining with dogs

    NEW YORK – Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it.New ...
    May 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

    WASHINGTON – The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree ...
    May 24, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Locally owned franchise Kids R Kids Daycare to come to Cary

    CARY – What’s been described as a “high-end” day care center will plant roots in Cary after its petitioners received the supermajority vote they neede ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Protests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deaths

    CLEVELAND – Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Fire contained to Fox Lake garage, firefighter says

    FOX LAKE – Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish a fire in a Fox Lake garage Saturday afternoon, a fire official said.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • 7 decades on, Pearl Harbor kin seek new ID tests and closure

    CARY, N.C. – Dawn Silsbee and her siblings never knew their Uncle Bert – he died years before they were born. But they saw what his loss did to their ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Detour: Road work takes holiday weekend off

    Road work is suspended for the Memorial Day holiday, but most work zones are still in place and the speed limits still apply.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Portion of Crystal Lake's West Bay to be treated with herbicide

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The northern areas of Crystal Lake’s West Bay will be treated with an aquatic herbicide this week.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum adds tractor, snowmobile, scooter, marine exhibits

    VOLO – Volo Auto Museum has added several new attractions during the offseason for this summer.Exhib ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Correction

    An error in the 1,600-meter run results from the Class 2A Richmond-Burton Sectional boys track and field meet appeared in a story on page C2 in Saturd ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Law fails to stop Illinois schools from fattening pensions

    CHICAGO – A 2005 state law has failed to discourage many Illinois school districts from using large pay raises to fatten the pensions of retiring educ ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • 4-year-old girl shot in head outside Chicago prom party

    CHICAGO – A 4-year-old girl was shot in the head outside a home in Chicago where relatives were attending a high school prom party.
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Medical pot businesses in Illinois to battle black market for customers

    CHICAGO – When retailers open state-approved medical marijuana shops in Illinois later this year, they will face a distinct disadvantage in luring pro ...
    May 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Questions arise among Cary Village Board on affordable housing shortfall

    CARY – The Cary Village Board members on Tuesday took issue, many in fact, with a state-designated shortfall of affordable housing in the village.
    May 24, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • MCCD to offer story time at Crystal Lake-based education center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A springtime story will be followed by an exploratory hike and craft at a weekend program for children.
    May 24, 2015 - 11:35 pm
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