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  • McHenry County group to conduct annual survey of homeless in county

    The McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness will be conducting its annual survey to count and gather information on the homeless populati ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • 2 people sent to hospital after Cary crash, fire official says

    CARY – Two people were taken to the hospital Tuesday after a T-bone-type crash in Cary, a fire official said.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • New electronic voting system gets McHenry County Board meeting off to a rocky start

    WOODSTOCK – A new electronic voting system for the McHenry County Board sparked an hourlong fight with Chairman Jack Franks to start Tuesday evening’s ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner of West Alg ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Woodstock community weighs in on possible school consolidation in District 200

    WOODSTOCK – Concerned taxpayers and Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 board members and parents gathered Tuesday for a community forum to d ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Education secretary pick DeVos defends school options when public schools are failing

    WASHINGTON – Education secretary pick Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that American parents must be able to send their children to high-quality schools, incl ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Obama shortens Manning's term, grants clemency to hundreds

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of le ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:36 pm
  • Nearly 50 House Democrats vow to boycott Trump inauguration

    WASHINGTON – The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to about 50 on Tuesday in a protest of ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect blames 'mind control,' IS ties

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told investigators initially he ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimac ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:12 pm
  • Rauner recommends Vallas for Chicago State trustees chairman

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Tuesday that he wants former political rival and veteran school administrator Paul Vallas to be chairman of Chicago S ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:12 pm
  • Maine governor offers John Lewis an erroneous history lesson

    AUGUSTA, Maine – Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday offered an erroneous history lesson about racial segregation to a black Georgia congressman wh ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:31 pm
  • Man shot by Crystal Lake police officer faces prison after admitting to assault, burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A man shot by police in 2015 after prosecutors said he lunged at a Crystal Lake officer faces prison time after he admitted to assault and ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Mariano's announces plan for new store at Sears site in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodbye, Sears; hello, Mariano’s.City leaders announced Tuesday afternoon that the Ch ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, more than 100 dead

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:10 pm
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