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  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Wauconda man charged with 3 misdemeanors after 5-hour police standoff

    WAUCONDA – The 26-year-old Wauconda man who sparked a five-hour standoff with police Wednesday faces three misdemeanor charges, police said.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Huntley High School student removed from school after threat overheard

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student was removed from school Thursday after a conversation involving a student threatening to bring a weapon to sch ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Marengo-area crash sends 2 women to hospital

    MARENGO – Two women were transported to a Rockford hospital with minor injuries after a rear-end collision Thursday outside Marengo, a fire official s ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effor ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Tribune Publishing gets new top shareholder: Chicago Sun-Times majority owner Michael Ferro

    CHICAGO – Tribune Publishing, the troubled owner of the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers around the country, said it received a $44.4 million cash ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • Explosives threat one of many to Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department due to 'Making a Murderer'

    MANITOWOC, Wis. – Bomb threats to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office that made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the convict profiled in ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • National Prayer Breakfast: Obama says faith is 'great cure' for fear

    WASHINGTON – Delivering his last annual sermon to Washington's elite, President Barack Obama on Thursday warned of the corrosive impact of fear in pub ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Police discover child pornography, drugs in Fox Lake couple's home

    FOX LAKE – An investigation spanning several weeks led to Lake County authorities discovering hundreds of child pornography videos, an array of drugs ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Apply for fall scholarships now at McHenry County College

    Think you don’t qualify for a college scholarship? Think again. While the Friends of McHenry Count ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 4; Health officials want more Zika samples from Brazil

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 6:21 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner creates privately funded economic agency

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner used his executive powers Wednesday to establish a privately run and funded economic development corporation that’ll take ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Donald Trump calls for Iowa election do-over

    NASHUA, N.H. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Metra will miss 2018 deadline for new rail safety technology

    CHICAGO – The Metra commuter railroad will miss a 2018 deadline for installing safety technology on all of its Chicago-area routes, but said Wednesday ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:01 am
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