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  • Family campout planned at The Hollows Conservation Area in Cary

    CARY – The deadline to register for a family campout at The Hollows Conservation Area in Cary is approaching.
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • MCC's Fast Track program offers engineering technology, construction degrees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is open for a program designed to make completing a certificate or degree in engineering technology, construction or manuf ...
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Home inspections reveal lurking problems, valuable home info

    “How old is the furnace?” is a frequently asked question to realtors, when they’re showing a home to a prospective buyer.   Buyers assume that the old ...
    UPDATED: July 28, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Route 14 reopens after crash near Route 176 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Route 14 in Crystal Lake has reopened after a crash Tuesday morning near Route 176.A ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • Glacial Park program to turn magnifying glass on insects in Ringwood

    RINGWOOD – A day of games and exploring is ready for families heading to the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Fox River Grove crash injures 2 women, knocks down traffic pole

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Two women were injured in a crash Tuesday in Fox River Grove that knocked a traffic pole onto a car, police said.
    July 28, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 28; NATO meets in emergency session

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 28, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • Principal: Alden-Hebron High School graduate number ‘lowest it’s been’

    HEBRON – Out of the 31 seniors in Alden-Hebron High School’s Class of 2015, 26 met the requirements for graduation in four years, Principal Tim Hayung ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal ‘ridiculous’ ‘sad’

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their a ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults

    NEW YORK – The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Few clues emerge on fate of teens missing on fishing trip

    JUPITER, Fla. – Rescuers have endured a fourth night of an anxious search for two young Floridians who went missing on the high seas.
    July 27, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • House, Senate on collision course in highway debate

    WASHINGTON – Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • U.S., Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in northern Syria

    BEIRUT – Turkey and the United States have agreed on the outlines of a plan to rout the Islamic State group from a strip of Syrian territory along the ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Colorado theater shooter's sister says his eyes changed

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, his eyes b ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Report: Illinois retirees contacted about working if strike

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has been contacting retired state employees to determine if they’re willing to come back on short-ter ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:07 pm
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