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  • 3 state workers seek to join Rauner lawsuit over union dues

    CHICAGO – Three Illinois state employees on Monday sought to join Gov. Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit against labor unions, a legal maneuver aimed at trying t ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Lakewood recognized for 14th year as Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation

    LAKEWOOD – The village of Lakewood has been named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation for the 14th year.
    March 24, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Police: No evidence of gang rape at University of Virginia

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A four-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia that Rolling Stone magazine described ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Cruz targets conservatives as he starts White House run

    LYNCHBURG, Va. – Launching his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas asked Christian conservative voters to imagine a ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • ACLU: Chicago police had higher stop-and-frisk rate than NYC

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers initiated stop, question and frisk encounters at a much higher rate last summer than their New York City counterpart ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • House Democrats unveil budget matching Obama's tax increases

    WASHINGTON – House Democrats Monday unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget plan for next year that mirrors President Barack Obama's call for $1.8 trillion in ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Wisconsin woman fatally stabbed inside Illinois hospital

    ELK GROVE VILLAGE – Authorities say a 42-year-old Wisconsin woman was fatally stabbed by a family member inside a northeastern Illinois hospital.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Israel's Netanyahu apologizes to country's Arab minority

    JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israel's Arab citizens on Monday for remarks he made during last week's parliament electio ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Legal fight begins over Illinois medical marijuana documents

    CHICAGO – A legal fight is shaping up over whether the state of Illinois will have to produce any documents showing how permits were awarded in the me ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Siblings killed in New York house fire buried in Israel

    JERUSALEM – Seven Jewish siblings who died in a devastating New York house fire were laid to rest in Jerusalem on Monday at an emotional ceremony atte ...
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Illinois would sell vehicles not oft-used in House proposal

    SPRINGFIELD – State vehicles that don't get much use are on the chopping block in a proposal in the Illinois House.
    March 23, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • MCC candidates weigh in on tuition, private-public partnerships

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A recently approved tuition increase for McHenry County College students, public-private partnerships and getting students to a degree ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Prairie Ridge grad's mid-flight Alaska Airlines proposal goes viral (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Alaska Airlines flight attendant Brandy Hollenbeck was pouring coffee for a passenger when the voice came over the intercom.
    March 23, 2015 - 6:06 pm
  • Johnsburg man faces reckless conduct charge in Woodstock fire

    WOODSTOCK – A Johnsburg man was arrested Friday after allegedly starting a fire in a wooded area that authorities said burned 5 acres of land.
    March 24, 2015 - 1:51 pm
  • McHenry County adjusts to snowy spring break (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Brady Weidner expected to play soccer on his first day of spring break. Instead, he w ...
    March 23, 2015 - 6:06 pm
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