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  • Electric meter box catches fire outside Fox River Grove home

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A small fire started outside a Fox River Grove home Tuesday morning when fire officials said a crew was changing an electric meter b ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Lake in the Hills fire damages shed, lawn equipment

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Hot embers might have caused a fire that damaged a shed and some lawn equipment early Tuesday near Lake in the Hills, a fire offic ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 7:24 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Oct. 13; Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Dems debate

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Amid Russian airstrikes, a Putin craze takes hold in Mideast

    BEIRUT (AP) — Amid the ornate walls of Damascus' famed Omayyad Mosque, preacher Maamoun Rahmeh stood before worshippers last week, declaring Russian P ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Judge: Class-action status allowed in deaf inmates' lawsuit

    CHICAGO – Attorneys who brought a 2011 complaint alleging the Illinois Department of Corrections violated the constitutional rights of deaf inmates sa ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Illinois delegate candidates for 2016 emerge

    SPRINGFIELD – Nominating conventions for the 2016 presidential race are nearly a year away, but names of potential Illinois delegates to both the Repu ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Justices to decide on sentences for young prison 'lifers'

    WASHINGTON – Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Hurt was on truant patrol when he came across a teenager in a Baton Rouge park on a cool fall morning. The teena ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Iran says Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian convicted

    TEHRAN, Iran – Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist who has been detained in Iran for more than a year on charges including espionage, has be ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • Coral Township roundabout to be built around Old Harmony School

    UNION – Plans have been set to move forward with the single-lane roundabout at U.S. 20 and Harmony Road in Coral Township that will avoid Old Harmony ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • McHenry County school districts build Common Core-aligned curriculum

    HUNTLEY – Second-graders at Mackeben Elementary School last spring were using tablets and makeshift credit cards, making transactions to “buy” everyda ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Genoa mourns death of retired officer

    GENOA – Law enforcement and Genoa community members are mourning the death of retired Genoa police officer Kevin Heiser.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • McHenry District 156 teachers union approves contract; school to resume Tuesday

    McHENRY – School is officially back in session Tuesday for about 2,600 McHenry high school students after a long-disputed teachers contract was ratifi ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Crystal Lake Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with program for kids

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Movie showings, storytimes and crafts are some of the programs being offered by the Crystal Lake Public Library.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • MCCD to sell surplus firewood in Crystal Lake, Marengo

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Firewood will be on sale at two McHenry County Conservation District locations this October.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Route 31 in McHenry reopens after gas leak

    McHENRY – Route 31 as Nicor continues to repair a gas leak in the area. McHenry Police sent a Nixle ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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