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  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    CHICAGO – For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills co ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Illinois man has donated 25 bodies' worth of blood

    CHARLESTON – An eastern Illinois man is being recognized for donating blood – lots of it. Around 25 human bodies' worth to be exact.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago police officers file lawsuit over tattoo rule

    CHICAGO – Three Chicago police officers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a department rule requiring them to cover their tattoos while on duty ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago man gets 6 years in prison for Ponzi scheme

    CHICAGO – The former head of a Chicago investment firm has been sentenced to six years in prison for stealing more than $9 million from clients in a P ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Bill would allow cameras in Illinois nursing homes

    QUINCY – Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes if Gov. Bruce Rauner signs le ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Lombard nurse sentenced for exporting weapons

    CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago nurse has been sentenced to five years in prison for purchasing and shipping more than 30 weapons to the Philippines.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament returns to Lake in the Hills starting Wednesday

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – As the Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament nears its 10th year, Ken Krueger looks forward to feeling his son’s spirit amid the games ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Rules, budget on the agenda for McHenry County Board

    WOODSTOCK – A final change to board rules to accommodate for a popularly elected chairman and a discussion of next year’s budget will be tackled next ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • McHenry County Mental Health Board offering suicide prevention training

    Residents who want to help combat suicide can take part in a new training program the McHenry County Mental Health Board launched this month.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Cary boating incident sends 14-year-old boy to hospital

    CARY – A 14-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after a boating incident on the Fox River in Cary, fire officials said.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Fox River Grove sets hearing for potential $250M downtown development

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The firm proposing a nearly $250 million development for the village’s downtown is looking to move the project forward, and the publ ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

    CHICAGO – The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • 4th of July fireworks at Cary's Lions Park

    Hundreds pack Lions Park for the annual fireworks display on Friday, July 03, 2015 in Cary. ...
    July 3, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Antioch man injured after motorcycle crash in unincorporated Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – An Antioch man suffered injuries considered serious but not life-threatening after a motorcycle crash on Kishwaukee Valley Road, authoriti ...
    July 3, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • MCC's Shah Center to offer class on starting businesses

    McHENRY –A primer on how to start a business in Illinois will be offered this month in McHenry. The ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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