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  • McHenry schools were on soft lockdown after bomb threat

    McHENRY – A soft lockdown on McHenry schools was lifted after McHenry police investigated a bomb threat called in Monday morning, according to a news ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Crystal Lake police investigating possible stabbing in Coventry subdivision (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are investigating a physical altercation – possibly a stabbing or slashing – that injured two males in a Crystal La ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Algonquin man accused of lighting wife's closet on fire after she files for divorce

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man intentionally set fire to his wife’s closet in an attempt to burn her clothes, prosecutors said in court documents chargi ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • McHenry police reports for Aug. 31, 2015

    Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in police repo ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 31; Last Titanic lunch menu going to auction

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Dense fog advisory expires in McHenry County

    A dense fog advisory the National Weather Service issued Monday morning for McHenry County has expired.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

    WASHINGTON – The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge

    SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank – The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultra ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Malaysian PM pours scorn on huge rally demanding he quit

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak poured scorn Sunday on a huge two-day rally that brought together tens of thou ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Hurricane Ignacio weakens as it moves closer to Hawaii

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii's Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Trump’s mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Charges announced in Robbins crash that killed parents

    ROBBINS – Cook County authorities said two people have been charged for allegedly drag racing in suburban Chicago and causing a crash that killed a co ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Service pays tribute to slain TV reporter, cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. – Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Northwestern lures star professor from U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – A top professor at the University of Illinois is headed to Northwestern University in Evanston.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Hungary detains 5th suspect in truck deaths of 71 in Austria

    BUDAPEST, Hungary – A fifth man suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in neighboring Austria has been detained, Hu ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:40 am
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