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  • Friday concert at Glacial Park to feature The Jeff Trudell Band

    RINGWOOD – An outdoor concert featuring the talents of The Jeff Trudell Band will take place Friday evening.
    NEW: July 30, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle splash pad gets extended hours

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Hours for the splash pad at Woodscreek Park's Crystal Castle have been increased for the remainder of the season as a result of a recen ...
    NEW: July 30, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Lakewood tailors affordable housing plan to seniors, adults with disabilities

    LAKEWOOD – With demand high, group homes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities play a new role in Lakewood's plans to bring affo ...
    NEW: July 30, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • McHenry County communities notice recent jump in mosquitoes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A sudden spike in the mosquito population has some municipalities ready to ramp up efforts to control the biting nuisances.
    July 30, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Aaron Schock, prosecutors find resolution on contempt accusations

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and his attorneys have reached a temporary resolution with federal prosecutors on civil contempt accusatio ...
    July 30, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • Volo Auto Museum’s Christine on loan to Stephen King

    VOLO — Volo Auto Museum executives say they are well known for collecting and exhibiting Hollywood cars and that when it comes to curating cars, thoug ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center

    ATLANTA – Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Route 176 in unicorporated Lake County reopens after fatal motorcycle crash

    Route 176 in unincorporated Fremont Township has reopened after being closed for roughly six hours because of a fatal motorcycle crash Thursday, Lake ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for July 30; AP investigation: Filthy Rio water a threat to 2016 Olympics

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 30, 2015 - 6:12 am
  • US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

    SYDNEY — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it va ...
    July 30, 2015 - 6:02 am
  • House votes to provide money for highways, transit

    WASHINGTON – The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care before heading out of town for its ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reported to have died 2 years ago

    Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for m ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • GOP leaders rally around Kirk after fundraiser's criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Republicans rallied around first-term U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Wednesday after a top fundraiser briefly suggested the moderate el ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:39 am
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