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  • Crystal Lake Public Library starts library card campaign

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library is focusing on getting residents signed up for library cards this month.
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:37 pm
  • McHenry schools were on soft lockdown after bomb threat

    McHENRY – A soft lockdown on McHenry schools has been lifted after McHenry police investigated a bomb threat called in this morning, according to a ne ...
    NEW: Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Crystal Lake altercation injures 2 in Coventry subdivision, police say (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are investigating a physical altercation that injured two males in a Crystal Lake neighborhood Monday afternoon.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Algonquin man accused of lighting wife's closet on fire after she files for divorce

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man intentionally set fire to his wife's closet in an attempt to burn her clothes, prosecutors said in court documents chargi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 1:54 pm
  • McHenry County Board committee examines limited options in wake of scathing dental audit

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Board committee frustrated with the likelihood that prosecuting several dentists accused of double-billing at taxpayer ex ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • McHenry police reports for Aug. 31, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 31; Last Titanic lunch menu going to auction

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Dense fog advisory expires in McHenry County

    A dense fog advisory the National Weather Service issued Monday morning for McHenry County has expired.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

    WASHINGTON – The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge

    SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank – The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultra ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Malaysian PM pours scorn on huge rally demanding he quit

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn Sunday on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thou ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Hurricane Ignacio weakens as it moves closer to Hawaii

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii's Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Trump’s mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Charges announced in Robbins crash that killed parents

    ROBBINS – Cook County authorities said two people have been charged for allegedly drag racing in suburban Chicago and causing a crash that killed a co ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Service pays tribute to slain TV reporter, cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. – Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
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