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  • Jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland before her death

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail, saying they want ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Mumps outbreak centered at U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – More than two-thirds of the state's 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Gutierrez says he will pay congressional staff overtime

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez says he will comply with a proposal made by President Barack Obama and pay overtime to mem ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Flooding dampens summer recreation along Illinois River

    PEORIA – Flooding along the Illinois River that has prompted National Weather Service warnings and closed the waterway to boaters for weeks this summe ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Shooting victim's father wins records from Carbondale police

    CARBONDALE – Another Illinois law enforcement agency has been found to have violated state public records laws by not releasing investigative records ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Rauner signs bill broadening eligibility for food stamps

    SPRINGFIELD – More Illinois families will be able to receive federal food stamps under expanded eligibility signed into law by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Seneca Township crash sends motorcyclist to hospital

    One motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after a crash at Route 176 and Millstream Road in Seneca Township on Tuesday, said Marengo Fire Protection D ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Woodstock District 200 'Stuff the Bus' to collect school supplies

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock District 200 will be holding a “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive Thursday and Friday.
    July 29, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Woodstock Sheriff's House windows in need of repair

    WOODSTOCK – By the end of fall, City Planner Nancy Baker hopes the Sheriff's House on Woodstock's Square will have new windows that are operable and e ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Cary School District 26 approves $29 million tentative budget for 2016

    CARY – Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 is expecting to see a roughly $887,000 surplus in the fiscal 2016 tentative budget, the finance ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Clarendale of Algonquin senior housing facility construction progressing (with video)

    ALGONQUIN – Passers-by on West Algonquin Road soon will start to see the skeleton of a building where Clarendale of Algonquin, a 186-unit senior housi ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Drop off Cell Phones for Soldiers at state Rep. Jack Franks' Woodstock office

    WOODSTOCK – Jack Franks wants your gently used cell phones.The state representative announced Tuesda ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Missing teenager found safe

    ST. CHARLES – A days-long search for a Campton Hills teen ended Tuesday morning when she was found, safe and sound, at a friend's house in St. Charles ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Lakewood man strikes 63-year-old Crystal Lake pedestrian, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police cited a 21-year-old man from Lakewood after they said he struck a 63-year-old Crystal Lake woman while she was walking across a ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Farm Aid to mark 30th anniversary with Chicago concert

    CHICAGO — Farm Aid will have a 30th-anniversary concert featuring Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews in Chicago.
    July 28, 2015 - 1:40 pm
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