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  • Jails struggle as makeshift asylums

    CHICAGO – Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Man accused of starting Northern California wildfire

    REDDING, Calif. – Authorities believe a wildfire in Northern California was sparked by the exhaust from a truck driven by a man delivering supplies to ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Chicago police to make misconduct files public

    CHICAGO – Chicago police misconduct investigation files will be made available to the public, after city attorneys decided not to continue fighting li ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Thousands of Palestinians flee homes in northern Gaza

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, h ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake seeks public input for transportation plan

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents will have a chance to help shape the future of the city’s transportation infrastructure and offerings during an ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Obama seeks governors' support on immigrant kids

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama administrati ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Antique Amoco sign stolen from Illinois museum

    WOOD RIVER – A key feature of a small-town museum in southwestern Illinois is missing.The Alton Tele ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • County tests cameras in court for first time

    PEORIA – The murder trial of a former Baptist missionary will be the first trial in Peoria County to allow cameras in the court.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • O'Hare halting train service to economy lots

    CHICAGO – Some travelers flying in and out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are being advised to give themselves extra travel time starting t ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • On the Record With ... Rich and Sonja Brook

    The Brook Farm stand is a regular feature at the acclaimed Woodstock Farmers Market.The business sel ...
    July 13, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Crystal Lake caddies tote bags to take classes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Will Grant starting caddying, there were more clubs on his back than years on his life.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Overhead video from Crystal Lake garage fire

    Reader Bill Stockwell provided this overhead video from a garage fire Saturday on Illinois St. in Crystal Lake.
    July 13, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Lightning suspected as cause of Woodstock fire

    WOODSTOCK – A fire at a vacant home Sunday morning was likely the result of a lightning strike, fire officials said.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Cary Board to discuss Pedcor project ... again

    CARY – The Cary Village Board this week could have a change of heart on the proposed 60-unit apartment complex at First and Pearl Streets.
    July 13, 2014 - 7:27 am
  • Districts debate merits of master’s for teachers

    DALLAS – Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, sti ...
    July 12, 2014 - 11:45 pm
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