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  • McHenry County Bicycle Club's Udder Century Ride in Union open for registration

    UNION – The McHenry County Bicycle Club will host its 33rd annual Udder Century Invitational for bicycle enthusiasts of all ages on June 7.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:57 am
  • 68-year-old Hampshire bicyclist killed in crash biked competitively

    HAMPSHIRE – Dennis Jurs had signed up to compete in a bicycle race over Memorial Day weekend before he was killed while biking near Hampshire on Monda ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Algonquin School District 300 to host meetings on middle school changes

    ALGONQUIN – Parents who live in Algonquin School District 300 can learn about possible changes to the district’s middle school grading policy and cred ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Firm proposing $250M for downtown Fox River Grove project to meet with village

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village’s Planning and Economic Development Commission on Tuesday night will hear the official proposal from the firm hoping to ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Former Carpentersville Middle School employee charged with sex assault of minor

    A former employee of Community Unit School District 300 faces charges alleging she had sexual contact with a minor she knew.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • IS militants look for collaborators after taking Iraqi city

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Stem cell 'Wild West' takes root amid lack of US regulation

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The liquid is dark red, a mixture of fat and blood, and Dr. Mark Berman pumps it out of the patient's backside. He treats it w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Wingsuit fliers in Yosemite knew they were cheating death

    LOS ANGELES – Two extreme athletes in wingsuits who leaped to their deaths from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to fly through a notch i ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Republicans clash over NSA surveillance powers

    PHILADELPHIA – Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among the GOP’s 2016 pres ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

    WACO, Texas – About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas rest ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Obama restricts police military gear, says it can alienate

    CAMDEN, N.J. – President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday in an attempt ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Another Daley takes his place on Chicago’s City Council

    CHICAGO – Another member of Chicago’s most famous political dynasty is taking his place on the City Council that his grandfather and uncle presided ov ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Illinois marijuana industry pins hopes on skeptical governor

    CHICAGO – Advocates of Illinois’ troubled medical marijuana experiment hope to reassure investors by pushing to have lawmakers extend it beyond 2017, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Embankment crumbles, closes Chicago-area’s Yellow Line train

    CHICAGO – Earth supporting the Chicago Transit Authority’s Yellow Line train tracks has eroded and fallen away, forcing transportation officials to su ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Official: Police shoot, kill suspect in south Chicago suburb

    HARVEY – A spokesman for south suburban Harvey says police have shot and killed a robbery suspect who fired a weapon at officers in a parking lot.
    May 19, 2015 - 12:06 am
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