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  • Fox River Grove decides on a site plan for new public works facility

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Village Board trustees gave an architect the go-ahead to proceed with one of three recently presented preliminary site plans for a n ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Oreo Thins aim to be skinny, 'sophisticated' snack for grown-ups

    NEW YORK — Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twis ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Is Grexit next? What's coming up as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Man critically hurt in fall at Grateful Dead concert in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Police say a man was critically hurt in a fall at a Grateful Dead concert at Chicago's Soldier Field.
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • Chicago man accused of burning toddlers, adults with caustic substance

    CHICAGO (AP) — A 61-year-old Chicago man faces felony aggravated battery charges and is accused of throwing a caustic substance on two adults and two ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Documents reveal details of Chicago woman's killing in Bali

    CHICAGO (AP) — Indonesian court documents show that a man convicted in the murder of a Chicago woman in Bali arrived on the resort island hours before ...
    NEW: July 6, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 6; Confederate flag debate resumes

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 6, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • 14-year-old boy riding bike in Prairie Grove injured in hit-and-run

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital by Flight for Life after he was hit riding his bike on Route 176, a fire official said.
    July 6, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • NICB, McHenry County car dealers warn against buying flood-damaged vehicles

    When buying used cars, local dealers and the National Insurance Crime Bureau agree that if it seems like too good of a deal, it probably is.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Bird flu has McHenry County business owners, consumers facing high egg prices

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With 3,600 eggs coming out of the kitchen at Andy’s Restaurant in Crystal Lake weekly, co-owner Angie Angelos sees only one option to d ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Password standoff leads to lessons

    HOUSTON – A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Seco ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Pope urges defense of poor, planet during visit

    QUITO, Ecuador – Latin America’s first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the po ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Grateful Dead shows set attendance records

    CHICAGO – The Grateful Dead is making Chicago’s Soldier Field come alive like no rock band ever has.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline

    WASHINGTON – Members of Congress return from July Fourth fireworks and parades Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
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