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  • RIP? Not if you're a Chicago Cubs fan in a playoff year

    CHICAGO – If you want to know just how important the Cubs are to Chicago, a good place to start is at the end.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry recycling straw bales

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Instead of being thrown away, straw bales used for fall decorations can be recycled at the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • McHenry County police departments to host meet-and-greet Sunday

    McHENRY – Eight McHenry County police departments will host a meet-and-greet Sunday.The Johnsburg, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Marlowe Middle School in Lake in the Hills to honor veterans with program

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Marlowe Middle School will honor local veterans at its annual Veterans Day recognition program.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Salvation Army honoring 25 years of service in McHenry County this weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Salvation Army in McHenry County will hold its 25th anniversary celebration Saturday.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Cafe 31 North brings unique breakfast, lunch items to McHenry

    McHENRY – A new restaurant, Cafe 31 North, officially opened its doors Oct. 10 in McHenry.Cafe 31 No ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Iraqi town outside Mosul rises up against militants

    AL-HUD, Iraq – The mutilated bodies of Islamic State group fighters were still strewn on the ground of this northern Iraqi town on Wednesday. One was ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Indiana election official clarifies voter registration fraud probe

    INDIANAPOLIS – A day after warning of potential widespread voting fraud, Indiana's secretary of state acknowledged Wednesday that many of the thousand ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Auction of Donald Trump's boyhood home postponed

    NEW YORK – Will Donald Trump's first boyhood home in New York City be worth more, or less, after the election?
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Illinois State Fair Coliseum closes temporarily for repairs

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Agriculture officials said they're temporarily closing the Coliseum at the state fairgrounds after engineers disc ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Lead prompts Chicago parks to shut many drinking fountains

    CHICAGO – Officials said hundreds of drinking fountains in Chicago parks have been shut off after testing revealed high levels of lead in the water.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Democrats not willing to spend on Florida race, aiding Marco Rubio

    MIAMI – Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is getting help from an unlikely quarter as he campaigns for re-election: the Democratic Party.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Short of plows, Illinois seeks help to clear snow on state routes in winter

    WAUKEGAN – The Illinois Department of Transportation is asking Lake County and other local governments surrounding Chicago if they can help clear snow ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Fewer election observers from the Justice Dept. at the polls

    WASHINGTON – Justice Department officials are warning that they'll be dispatching fewer trained election observers as a result of a Supreme Court opin ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Bloomington teacher charged with stabbing husband to death

    EUREKA – A Bloomington high school teacher has been charged with first-degree murder in her husband's stabbing death.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
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