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  • McHenry County Board approves MCCD's 2017 budget over objections

    WOODSTOCK – The existence of a police force operated by the McHenry County Conservation District again proved to be a sticking point for some members ...
    NEW: May 5, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags

    NEW YORK – Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept ...
    NEW: May 5, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Fire causes $100,000 in damage to McHenry County home, official says

    McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded to a fire early Thursday morning that left a house uninhabitable.
    May 5, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the business ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb appointed to fill chief position

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Deputy Police Chief John Lieb has been appointed to fill the chief position after Chief Robert Lowen retires in June.
    UPDATED: May 5, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • Woodstock to consider home rule policy similar to Downers Grove

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council has agreed to put together a policy that would outline guidelines for the city when it becomes home rule.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

    DALLAS – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying ...
    May 5, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Free Bark Fest at Hoffman Park dog park in Cary

    FREE – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Dog Park at Hoffman Park, West Main Street, CaryFeaturing ...
    May 5, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • Judge won't dismiss misconduct charges against ex-McHenry County coroner

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry County judge rejected a motion to dismiss official misconduct charges against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz.
    May 5, 2016 - 2:05 pm
  • Young Eagles Rally: Free airplane rides for kids at Lake in the Hills Airport

    FREE – 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 7, Lake in the Hills Airport, 8407 Pyott Road, Lake in the Hills
    May 5, 2016 - 1:26 pm
  • Cary officials worry fractured dispatch could cause problems in emergencies

    CARY – The Village Board is considering whether to provide the Cary Fire Protection District with a "financial bridge" to prevent the district from sw ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:49 pm
  • Police investigate Volo crash that killed female pedestrian

    VOLO – Lake County authorities are investigating an early-morning crash they said left a female pedestrian dead Thursday.
    UPDATED: May 5, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • Huntley teen charged with armed robbery of McHenry payday loan store

    McHENRY – A Huntley teen has been charged in the Thursday morning armed robbery of a payday loan store, McHenry police said.
    May 5, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

    WASHINGTON – Vape away.Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from ne ...
    May 5, 2016 - 9:38 am
  • Ted Cruz's long White House run could mean newfound GOP clout

    AUSTIN, Texas – In finishing the Republican presidential race well ahead of Donald Trump's other rivals, Ted Cruz is likely to be a leading GOP voice ...
    May 5, 2016 - 8:26 am
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