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  • Arlene Kerns, 1st woman to head Crystal Lake Chamber, dies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Arlene Kerns, the first woman to head the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce, died in her Crystal Lake home Monday. 
    NEW: Jan. 24, 2017 - 5:21 pm
  • Police confiscate arsenal from Crystal Lake lawyer charged with DUI, assaulting officer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police searched the home of a Crystal Lake lawyer facing charges of driving under the influence and aggravated battery, and they found ...
    NEW: Jan. 24, 2017 - 5:19 pm
  • State Rep. David McSweeney blasts robocall using his name in attacking political ally

    A state representative mentioned in a robocall attacking Algonquin Township highway commissioner candidate Andrew Gasser is angrily denying he has any ...
    NEW: Jan. 24, 2017 - 5:10 pm
  • Lake in the Hills Sanitary District board member nominated for trustee position

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A board member with the Lake in the Hills Sanitary District has been nominated to fill a vacant trustee position on the Village Bo ...
    NEW: Jan. 24, 2017 - 5:07 pm
  • Lakemoor police use naloxone to revive unconscious man

    LAKEMOOR – A Lakemoor police officer used naloxone to revive a 24-year-old man suffering a suspected opioid overdose Sunday, police said.
    NEW: Jan. 24, 2017 - 5:04 pm
  • Fact Check: Sean Spicer uses debunked reports for Trump's false voter fraud claims

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to s ...
    UPDATED: Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Elgin man dies in custody at Kane County jail

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A 48-year-old man from Elgin died early Jan. 24 while in custody at the Kane County Adult Justice Center, officials stated in a ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:08 pm
  • Local state senators watching changes to proposed Illinois budget

    A constantly evolving proposal in the Illinois Senate to put together a state budget anchored by a massive income-tax increase has two of McHenry Coun ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 3:52 pm
  • Trump administration orders EPA to freeze all grants

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 2:03 pm
  • President Trump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy to three judges and said he expects to make his decision ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • Chicago Trump signs that were taken down have gone missing

    CHICAGO – Two Chicago street signs honoring President Donald Trump that were pulled down after the then-candidate characterized the city to a "war zon ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 1:05 pm
  • How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry, make you pay more for a new car

    DETROIT – The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the auto industry into disarray, analysts say, ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Chicago man gets 9 months in celebrity nude photo hack

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison for hacking the electronic accounts of 30 celebrities and stealing private info ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:38 pm
  • President Trump signs orders advancing Keystone, Dakota pipelines

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump moved to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines Tuesday, a pair of projects that ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • 9 Oscar-nominated films for Best Picture for the 89th annual Academy Awards

    And the nominees are... ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 9:16 am
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