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  • Island Lake man injured in motorcycle crash near Prairie Grove

    PRAIRIE GROVE – McHenry County Sheriff's police are investigating a motorcycle crash near Prairie Grove that sent a 47-year-old Island Lake man to an ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Hillary Clinton pushing new gun controls after Oregon shooting

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Days after a deadly shooting in Oregon, Hillary Rodham Clinton unveiled new gun control measures Monday aimed at strengthening back ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 5; Debris found in search for U.S. cargo ship lost off Bahamas

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • Hundreds rescued in South Carolina rainstorm; death toll climbs to 7

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hundreds were rescued Sunday from fast-moving floodwaters in South Carolina as days of driving rain hit a dangerous crescendo that bu ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • Woodstock police to enforce closed hours at Park in the Square

    WOODSTOCK – New hours will be enforced in Woostock’s Park in the Square, which previously did not close.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:52 am
  • McHenry fall leaf pickup to begin Monday

    McHENRY – Leaf pickup in McHenry will begin Monday and end Dec. 11. Waste Management will use specially designed vacuum equipment to pick up piles of ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • On the Record with: McHenry art teacher Tina Wagner talks public art project

    EMILY K. COLEMAN - ecoleman@shawmedia.comMcHENRY – Tina Wagner didn’t know what she was getting into ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • No end in sight to European migrant wave

    ZAGREB, Croatia – One month after the body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach – and a week after the European Union agreed to secu ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County Board will tackle township consolidation referendums Tuesday

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board will decide Tuesday which townships, if any at all, should be put before voters next year to consolidate.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • McHenry District 156 schools closed through Tuesday after 12-hour negotiation fails to produce deal

    McHENRY – After 12 hours of negotiations Sunday, the McHenry Community High School District 156 teachers union and the school board were unable to com ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Budget impasse cuts services for victims of domestic abuse

    CHICAGO – Assistance for battered women and children statewide is dwindling because of Illinois’ budget impasse, and it could have long-lasting conseq ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • McHenry County Jail inmate road crew making strides over past few years

    WOODSTOCK – After the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Bureau Road Crew nearly doubled its service hours from 2013 to 2014, the unit is set ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Lincoln funeral train to go on display in Hammond this week

    HAMMOND, Ind. – A replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train will be on display in Hammond this week.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis’ crusade

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kim Davis’ lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed int ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse affecting emergency call systems

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois residents seeking help through their local emergency 911 systems may be on their own if the budget fight continues between Repu ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
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