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  • Judge denies bid to halt state's fracking rules

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois judge has denied a bid by landowners group to put Illinois' new rules for high-volume oil and gas dr ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbi ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Charges filed against man in accidental shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say charges have been filed against a 25-year-old man in Friday night's fatal shooting in the city's Hyde Park neighborh ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Ferguson tense ahead of grand jury decision

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police office ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Obama defends moves on immigration

    HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Sunday dismissed Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Crystal Lake area stable fire likely killed 32 horses

    Tyson and Amber Bauman stood in the mist and rain Sunday morning as firefighters monitored the still smoldering stables where fire officials believe a ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Black Friday starting early, but not for everybody

    To many, Thanksgiving is a day for overeating and family merriment, and for a number of local business owners, that’s exactly way it should be.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock, Harvard now pursuing enterprise zone together

    After an initial miscommunication, Woodstock and Harvard officials will now work together to secure various economic incentives available from the sta ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Boston bombing victim going home after amputation

    KATY, Texas – A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was disch ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Turkey Trot for Hospice 5K set for Thanksgiving Day

    McHENRY – McHenry County residents can burn some calories before Thanksgiving feasts and give back to the community at the same time during the third ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Head-on collision sends one to hospital

    WAUCONDA – A head-on collision sent one person to the hospital, a fire official said.The Wauconda Fi ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Marengo expects 2 percent property tax levy increase

    MARENGO – Seeing another year of declining property values, Marengo officials expect to collect only about $30,000 more in property taxes next year.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • MCCD to see property tax revenues return to 2012 levels

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Conservation District officials have been predicting financial doom all year.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Algonquin chief recommended to be next U.S. marshal for Northern Illinois district

    ALGONQUIN – The retiring Algonquin police chief was named one of three finalists to be the next U.S. marshal of the Northern Illinois District.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Special prosecutors ordered in civil suit against state's attorney

    WOODSTOCK – A federal judge ordered special prosecutors to represent a McHenry County judge and a former prosecutor in a civil lawsuit against State’s ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
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