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  • Crystal Lake Rib House, On Target Range team up for inauguration party

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local barbecue restaurant and a neighboring gun range are teaming up to throw a party celebrating Friday’s inauguration.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry police promote new commander, sergeant at City Council meeting

    McHENRY – The promotion of two McHenry police officials and a liquor license transfer highlighted Monday’s McHenry City Council meeting.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Coroner IDs Woodstock 76-year-old killed by Metra train

    WOODSTOCK – A 76-year-old man from Woodstock was identified as the person killed by a Metra train Sunday.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotel

    FARINDOLA, Italy – Rescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened t ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • N.Y. lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks

    NEW YORK – The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel are blaming social media companies including Facebook and Twitter f ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • University of Illinois trustees endorse plan to increase enrollment

    CHICAGO – University of Illinois' board of trustees on Thursday endorsed an ambitious plan from the system's president to increase enrollment by nearl ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Registered sex offender accused of playing Santa in Huntley

    WOODSTOCK – A former substance abuse counselor and convicted sex offender formally denied a charge Wednesday that accused him of playing Santa Claus f ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • McHenry County road salt usage average this winter despite milder January weather

    Most of McHenry County’s public works departments are in a good position to have enough road salt to last the winter.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Black Americans weep for Obama era, uncertain futures

    WASHINGTON – On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country’s first black president, many black Americans wept.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Doctors consider allowing 41st President George H.W. Bush to breathe on his own

    HOUSTON – Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered Thursday whether to take out a breathing tube while his wife, Ba ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:44 am
  • U.S. bombers strike 2 Islamic State camps in Libya

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, killing more than 80 fighters in an unusual mission ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Washington, D.C., welcomes Trump ahead of inauguration

    WASHINGTON – With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington, D.C., on Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguratio ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • U.S. court cites right to gun-range use, tosses Chicago limits

    CHICAGO – The city of Chicago is grappling with another in a series of defeats in its bid to regulate guns and tamp down gun violence, this time after ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Cheers and ceremony: Trump sweeps in for his big day

    WASHINGTON – Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday for three days of inaugural festivities and quick ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • Lack of Latinos in Trump's Cabinet draws ire for 'setback'

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:03 pm
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