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  • Letters, phone calls from Santa to arrive in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A letter or phone call from Santa Claus could be on its way.If children send their le ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • Video: Cop shot boy seconds after encountering him

    CLEVELAND –The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1 to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, poli ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • U.S. tightens smog limits in bid to protect health

    WASHINGTON – In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollu ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Snow makes Thanksgiving travel 'a little hairy'

    MINEOLA, N.Y. – A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Illinois panel OK's electricity line proposal

    ROCK ISLAND – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved plans to build an electricity line designed to bring wind energy from Iowa to the state.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois AG files notice of appeal in pension case

    CHICAGO – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed official notice that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconsti ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Food manufacturer expands in Chicago suburbs

    SOUTH ELGIN – A California-based fresh food manufacturer is expanding in the Chicago suburbs.Gov. Pa ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Heart stent for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 81

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Illinois hunters kill 52,000 deer in weekend

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois hunters have killed nearly 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state's firearm hunting season.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Deere dips on shaky outlook for fiscal 2015

    NEW YORK – Deere's fourth-quarter results were stronger than Wall Street expected but it says its farm equipment sales and profits will keep falling i ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Clemency for man wrongfully jailed for 1991 murder

    CHICAGO – A man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in the 1991 murder of a suburban Chicago girl can take the final steps toward cleaning up his reco ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Illinois doctor fined over medical marijuana slip

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators have disciplined a doctor who they say misled potential patients by offering preapproval for medical marijuana through a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson fi ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Turkey Testicle Festival a growing tradition in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Darcy Bauer checked off one item on her bucket list Wednesday. Bauer, who flew in to the a ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • 32nd annual Turkey Testicle Festival

    The 32th annual Turkey Testicle Festival Wednesday at the Parkside Pub in Huntley. ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:05 am
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