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  • Home inspector offers cost-saving advice

    A furnace, air-conditioning system, or home appliance that are well-maintained will work more efficiently. They’re not straining to operate, so they ...
    NEW: April 1, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Rain, chilly temperatures, thunderstorm in McHenry County weather forecast

    The temperature will reach 70 degrees in McHenry County today, but residents should expect rain and some thunder early Thursday morning, National Weat ...
    NEW: April 1, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Iraq declares victory over Islamic State group in Tikrit

    TIKRIT, Iraq – Iraq declared a "magnificent victory" Wednesday over the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a key step in driving the militants out of thei ...
    April 1, 2015 - 9:45 am
  • U.S. auto sales tap the brakes in March, but outlook strong

    DETROIT – U.S. auto sales slowed down a bit in March, but the industry remains optimistic about the market.
    April 1, 2015 - 8:58 am
  • Inmate overpowers guard, escapes from Kankakee jail

    KANKAKEE – A convicted murderer awaiting sentencing escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois Wednesday after overpowering a guard and taking his keys, ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:52 am
  • Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto, sending Q2 profits lower

    WASHINGTON – Monsanto reported lower-than-expected earnings as slumping corn prices push farmers toward other crops, crimping sales of the company's b ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:50 am
  • Benjamin Netanyahu says world needs 'better deal' with Iran

    JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday made a last-ditch appeal for world powers to call off an emerging nuclear agreement ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Minor injuries in 2-vehicle McHenry crash

    McHENRY – One person was transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries after a crash that closed one lane of Route 31 in McHenry o ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • Best of the Fox Voting Now Open

    Vote now for your favorite McHenry County Businesses in over 100 categories! Voting will be from Apr ...
    April 1, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 1; Nuclear talks miss deadline

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 1, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • Lufthansa: Co-pilot disclosed earlier “severe depression”

    FRANKFURT, Germany – Lufthansa knew that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from an episode of ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

    ABUJA, Nigeria – Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-ol ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

    TIKRIT, Iraq – Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby t ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Road construction season arrives in McHenry County

    The widening of Route 14 between Crystal Lake and Woodstock is by far the largest item that workers this year will cross off McHenry County’s road pro ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:34 pm
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