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  • Police discover child pornography, drugs in Fox Lake couple's home

    FOX LAKE – An investigation spanning several weeks led to Lake County authorities discovering hundreds of child pornography videos, an array of drugs ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Apply for fall scholarships now at McHenry County College

    Think you don’t qualify for a college scholarship? Think again. While the Friends of McHenry Count ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 4; Health officials want more Zika samples from Brazil

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 6:21 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner creates privately funded economic agency

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner used his executive powers Wednesday to establish a privately run and funded economic development corporation that’ll take ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Donald Trump calls for Iowa election do-over

    NASHUA, N.H. – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Metra will miss 2018 deadline for new rail safety technology

    CHICAGO – The Metra commuter railroad will miss a 2018 deadline for installing safety technology on all of its Chicago-area routes, but said Wednesday ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Crystal Lake School District 47 sets kindergarten registration schedule

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kindergarten registration for Crystal Lake School District 47 has been scheduled for the 2016-17 school year.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Cary to get America's first drive-thru-only Burger King restaurant

    CARY – Burger King’s first drive-thru-only restaurant in the country will be opening in Cary this summer after the Village Board approved the project ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Woodstock OKs first phases of engineering for city's first roundabout

    WOODSTOCK – Construction could start for a roundabout at the five-way intersection at Lake Avenue, South Street and Madison Street in Woodstock as ear ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Athletic department serves as student success program, MCC president says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lindsey Skinner didn’t know what she wanted to do after she graduated from McHenry West High School.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Wauconda man in custody after five hours barricaded in home

    WAUCONDA – A 26-year-old Wauconda man is in custody after he spent five hours barricaded in his trailer, police said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • Three-vehicle crash in Crystal Lake sends one to hospital

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A three-vehicle crash sent one person to the hospital Wednesday evening, a fire official said.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Algonquin library trustees consider $7 million main branch expansion

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library’s trustees will consider options for expansion this weekend after hearing a proposal that would add more ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:36 am
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