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  • Harvard Tri-County Pro Rodeo

    The IPRA-sanctioned Tri-County Pro Rodeo Friday in Harvard. ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • McHenry County providers treat alcohol use as definitions change

    McHENRY – Falls, car accidents and fights will sometimes land heavy drinkers in the emergency room at Centegra Hospital – McHenry.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • U.S. building case tying separatists to plane crash

    WASHINGTON – The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A s ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Israel pushes in Gaza, expanding ground operation

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday in a ground offensive that officials said could last up to two weeks as the p ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Downed jet claimed victims from 11 countries

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The human cost of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 hit home around the world Friday, upending scores of families an ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

    ROZSYPNE, Ukraine – World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 giv ...
    July 19, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Stretch of Chicago roadway named for Mandela

    – Wire reports ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Malaysians in Chicago hold vigil for crash victims

    CHICAGO – Dozens gathered in Chicago to light candles in memory of those killed in the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Chicago Police Board fires police sergeant

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Board has fired a police sergeant whose gun was used in the death of a woman.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Man not guilty of trying to kill Decatur officer

    DECATUR – A jury in central Illinois has cleared a man of charges that he tried to kill a Decatur police detective wounded during a raid last year.
    July 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Chicago man convicted in 5 shooting deaths

    CHICAGO – A jury has convicted a Chicago man of murder in the 2008 killings of five people shot execution-style in the head after a robbery on the cit ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from 14th Congressional District counties

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Survivors gather to remember 1989 Iowa plane crash

    DES MOINES, Iowa – As he sat in a crippled airliner, Ron May braced his head between his legs and prayed for his wife, who was seven months' pregnant ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Woodstock nonprofit offers free guitars, one-on-one lessons

    WOODSTOCK –  Growing up with a dad who played guitar, access to the instrument was never the issue for Josh Hoeck.
    July 19, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Miller, Garrels resign from District 50 school board

    HARVARD – Two District 50 school board members resigned this week, school officials said. Genny Mill ...
    July 19, 2014 - 11:47 pm
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