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  • Illinois hosted 109.4M visitors in 2014, up 3.5 percent

    CHICAGO – Illinois tourism officials said the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Chicago aldermen to ask police for information on rape kits

    CHICAGO – Two Chicago aldermen plan to ask a City Council committee to investigate if there is a backlog of unprocessed rape kits involving Chicago se ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • U of Illinois pays $550,000 to PR firm for branding contract

    URBANA – The University of Illinois is paying the public relations firm Edelman more than a half-million dollars to develop a campus branding plan and ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Chicago man sentenced to 14 years in baby son’s death

    WAUKEGAN – A Chicago man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing his 2-month-old son in Waukegan in 2013.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • More Illinois residents feel pain as budget impasse drags on

    CHICAGO – As she drops off her 4-year-old son at a Chicago daycare to head for a job she loves, Stacy Rutledge wonders how she’ll keep doing it once s ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • MCCD to explore insect songs in Harvard, watch meteor showers in Marengo

    HARVARD – Insect songs, meteor showers and solar power will be explored at three upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programs.
    July 28, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Woodstock restaurant one step closer to liquor license, despite some concern

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock restaurant La Placita Taqueria, 108 Cass St., is able to apply for a liquor license to sell beer and wine, after some concern wa ...
    July 28, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in heroin OD

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a former Crystal Lake man on charges of delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a McHenry wom ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff’s Office seeks communications accreditation

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to be the first agency in the county to earn a communications accreditation.
    July 28, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Police investigating Cary tubing incident on Fox River that injured 3

    CARY – The boaters involved in a tubing incident that sent three people to the hospital over the weekend appear to have been following boating laws, b ...
    July 28, 2015 - 1:49 pm
  • Capron man cited after crashing into Chemung porch

    CHEMUNG – A 54-year-old man had a suspended license when he crashed a pickup truck into the porch of a Chemung home early Sunday, police said.
    July 28, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Strengthen your Medical Assisting resume

    To land a job, you usually need experience.  To get experience, you need a job.  If you’re fresh out of medical assisting school, what do you do?  “Ta ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Pyott Road in Crystal Lake reopens after gas leak

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Pyott Road has reopened after being closed for a little more than 45 minutes Monday, police said.
    July 27, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • All Smiles Dental in Algonquin looking for balloon mascot after it got loose

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin dentist needs help finding a loose tooth. Mickey Molar, a 10-by-10-foot bal ...
    July 28, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • In Iowa, Hillary Clinton says climate plan will promote renewable energy

    AMES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says climate change is real and people are "just not paying attention" if they d ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:34 am
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