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  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    TORONTO – The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian p ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Blagojevich resentencing can proceed after stay refused

    CHICAGO – A federal court has denied a request by imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to delay his resentencing while he asks the U.S. Supreme Cour ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Chicago’s Archbishop Cupich dons pallium at Holy Name

    CHICAGO – Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich has officially received the woolen vestment that popes present to archbishops.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • OT for work on phones? Judge to decide in Chicago case

    CHICAGO – A federal judge is deciding whether Chicago police officers are entitled to overtime pay for fielding work-related calls and emails on their ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Dominating TV, Donald Trump a ratings draw

    NEW YORK – Opinion polls are one thing, but Nielsen numbers speak more loudly to TV executives: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s abi ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • NIU and Rockford community college announce partnership

    ROCKFORD – Northern Illinois University has partnered with a community college to offer engineering degrees at a campus in Rockford.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Deal reached easing North and South Korea tensions

    SEOUL, South Korea – North and South Korea reached a deal Tuesday to ease animosities, with Pyongyang expressing regret over a recent land mine blast ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Tardy tax filers risk loss of health care subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law doesn’t start for another couple of months, but the next few days are crucial ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Correction

    An article on page A3 in Saturday’s edition incorrectly reported Gary M. Bennett’s most serious charge and the amount of time in prison it could resul ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Stocks slump; Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-pt. slide

    U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Kishwaukee Headwaters in Woodstock proves to be successful restoration 10 years later

    WOODSTOCK – Driving on Route 14 in Woodstock, people can see 153 acres of prairie, wetland, woodland and the start of the main branch of the Kishwauke ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Trial begins for former Hebron officer accused of possessing guns from evidence room

    WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department’s leadership “ ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopens after natural gas leak closure

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bittersweet Trail in Crystal Lake reopened about 7:30 p.m. Monday after being closed because of a natural gas leak, according to Crysta ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Pedcor hearing over controversial affordable apartments in Cary moved

    CARY –A public hearing for a variance request by Pedcor Investments for the Garden Place Apartments will be relocated to facilitate a larger audience ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Marengo man killed in crash remembered as loving father, kind husband

    MARENGO – Michael Meyerhoff's kind demeanor was one of the first things that grabbed his future wife's attention.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
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