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  • Judge orders commitment of Woodstock man as sexually violent person

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Friday ordered the civil commitment of a Woodstock convicted sex offender with an admitted sexual foot fetish.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Woman taken to hospital following crash in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin on Friday afternoon after a crash flipped the car she was in on its side.
    April 24, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Woodstock officials change city code to allow bar owner to serve on council

    WOODSTOCK – A bar owner in Woodstock can maintain his business and serve the City Council, after city officials made a change to their code that has a ...
    April 24, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • Police investigating McHenry bank robbery at BMO Harris (with video)

    McHENRY – The McHenry Police Department is investigating a robbery Friday at the BMO Harris Bank on Richmond Road in McHenry, police said.
    April 24, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Island Lake police chief resigns for health reasons

    ISLAND LAKE – The Island Lake police chief has resigned due to health reasons, the village president said.
    April 24, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • McHenry cancels Mayday Canine Rescue event over influenza concerns

    MCHENRY – Because of concerns over canine influenza, the City of McHenry has canceled its Mayday Canine Rescue event that was originally scheduled for ...
    April 24, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Italian authorities: Extremist suspects planned Vatican terror attack

    MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Va ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame in favor of Splenda on customer concerns

    NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial s ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Huntley husband accused in beating death sought medical help for wife, documents show

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County court documents reveal new details in the first-degree murder case of a Huntley man accused in the beating death of his wif ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Harvard's Coventry Home on Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois list

    HARVARD – About a year ago Tom Beetstra decided he couldn't watch his former barn deteriorate anymore.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Amtrak says Illinois pets-on-trains pilot project a success

    CHICAGO — Amtrak says it has not had a single complaint or problem with a pilot project in Illinois allowing customers to travel with small pets. So, ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Attorney wants Slender Man suspect moved for psych treatment

    WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The attorney for a 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please the horror character Slender Man plans to ask a co ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Chicago mayor taps CTA director to be chief of staff

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named the head of Chicago Transit Authority to be his new chief of staff.
    April 24, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • Bombings in Iraq near market and courthouse kill 7

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say two bombings, one near a marketplace and the other near a courthouse, have killed seven people.
    April 24, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 24; World leaders to mark Armenia massacre

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 24, 2015 - 11:58 am
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