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  • Catholics say final farewell to Chicago's Cardinal Francis George

    CHICAGO — Top elected officials, clergy members and area Catholics said final goodbyes to the late Cardinal Francis George during Thursday's packed fu ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Algonquin Area Public Library to host Comic Con on Free Comic Book Day

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library is putting on a mini Comic Con event as part of the national Free Comic Book Day.
    April 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County Housing Authority offers energy assistance for utility bills

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Housing Authority is continuing its Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and taking applications until funding run ...
    April 23, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for April 23; Man's death after arrest exposes tensions in Baltimore

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    April 23, 2015 - 6:26 am
  • Crystal Lake sets up online reporting system for minor crimes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Victims of some minor criminal incidents can now file a report online instead of having to file one in person with a police officer.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • New airstrikes in Yemen after Saudis say operation over

    SANAA, Yemen – Hours after Saudi Arabia declared an end to its coalition’s nearly monthlong air campaign in Yemen, new airstrikes Wednesday hit Iran-b ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • McDonald's plots turnaround as sales continue to slide

    NEW YORK – McDonald's plans to unwrap a plan next month that it says will help turn around sales declines around the world.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • House passes bill designed to thwart cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON – The House on Wednesday passed long-awaited legislation designed to thwart cyberattacks by encouraging private companies to share informat ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Officials: Extremist's misfire foiled attack on Paris church

    PARIS – An Islamic extremist with an arsenal of loaded guns was prevented from opening fire on churchgoers only because he accidentally shot himself i ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Health law brings growth in food stamps in some states

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama’s health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Illinois hospital advocacy groups to form single entity

    CHICAGO – Two influential hospital organizations in Illinois are planning to merge into one entity by the end of the year.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Illinois House passes limited ban on red light cameras

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House has approved a proposed ban on red light cameras in certain communities.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Illinois Senate OKs restoring $26M in Rauner grant cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate has overwhelmingly approved restoring $26 million in social service and public health grants that Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Landmarks Illinois names most endangered historic places

    SPRINGFIELD – Landmarks Illinois has included the State Historic Preservation Office on its annual list of most endangered historic places.
    April 22, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service

    WASHINGTON – The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:16 pm
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