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  • Johnsburg pedestrian killed on Route 120 near McHenry (with video)

    McHENRY – A Johnsburg man was killed Tuesday after officials say he walked onto Route 120 and was struck by a box truck and a semitrailer.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • McHenry County Fair 2015 schedule

    The schedule for this week’s 2015 McHenry County Fair:Wednesdayn 7:30 a.m. Swine Barn – 4-H Swine Ca ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Aug. 4; GOP awaits top 10 announcement ahead of debate

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 6:12 am
  • No injuries after Carpentersville apartment fire (with video)

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A fire in an apartment complex in Carpentersville resulted in minor damage, but no injuries, fire officials said Monday.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire

    LOWER LAKE, Calif. – Cooler weather helped crews build a buffer Monday between a raging Northern California wildfire and some of the thousands of home ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • DA: Authorities eyeing revenge motive in courthouse shooting

    CANTON, Miss. – William A. Wells was a former firefighter who had never been in any more serious legal trouble than some traffic tickets— until his mo ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Texas attorney general accused of lying to investors

    McKINNEY, Texas – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an investment opportunity: a tech startup making data servers. He told people he had put his o ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two- ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Turkey, Kurd rebels gear up for return to all-out conflict

    LICE, Turkey — The military helicopters swooped in over the Kurdish heartland and dropped white incendiary powder on a raging brush fire — igniting a ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece suffered its worst stock market bloodbath in decades on Monday, when it opened after a forced five-week closure, and new data ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Report: U.S.-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians

    BAGHDAD – U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a repo ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Wealthy conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledges

    DANA POINT, Calif. – One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

    WASHINGTON – The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try agai ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Party on, Abe: Illinois named top party school in the US

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Survey: 1/3 of Illinois human service agencies making cuts

    CHICAGO – A new survey shows more than one-third of Illinois human service agencies are helping fewer clients and tapping into cash reserves to weathe ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
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