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  • McHenry County breweries eye craft beer legislation on Illinois, national level

    As the craft beer industry continues to evolve, new business owner Mike Dallas of Scorched Earth Brewing Company said progress certainly has been made ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Prairie Grove police need help to ID driver in hit-and-run who injured boy on bike

    PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove police need the public’s help to find a driver who hit a 14-year-old who was riding his bike on Route 176.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Fox River Grove decides on a site plan for new public works facility

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Village Board trustees gave an architect the go-ahead to proceed with one of three recently presented preliminary site plans for a n ...
    July 6, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Oreo Thins aim to be skinny, 'sophisticated' snack for grown-ups

    NEW YORK — Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a "sophisticated" snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twis ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Is Grexit next? What's coming up as Greece stumbles toward euro exit

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.
    July 6, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Man critically hurt in fall at Grateful Dead concert in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Police say a man was critically hurt in a fall at a Grateful Dead concert at Chicago's Soldier Field.
    July 6, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Chicago man accused of burning toddlers, adults with caustic substance

    CHICAGO (AP) — A 61-year-old Chicago man faces felony aggravated battery charges and is accused of throwing a caustic substance on two adults and two ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • Documents reveal details of Chicago woman's killing in Bali

    CHICAGO (AP) — Indonesian court documents show that a man convicted in the murder of a Chicago woman in Bali arrived on the resort island hours before ...
    July 6, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 6; Confederate flag debate resumes

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 6, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • 14-year-old boy riding bike in Prairie Grove injured in hit-and-run

    PRAIRIE GROVE — A 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital by Flight for Life after he was hit riding his bike on Route 176, a fire official said.
    July 6, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • NICB, McHenry County car dealers warn against buying flood-damaged vehicles

    When buying used cars, local dealers and the National Insurance Crime Bureau agree that if it seems like too good of a deal, it probably is.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Bird flu has McHenry County business owners, consumers facing high egg prices

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With 3,600 eggs coming out of the kitchen at Andy’s Restaurant in Crystal Lake weekly, co-owner Angie Angelos sees only one option to d ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Password standoff leads to lessons

    HOUSTON – A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Seco ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Pope urges defense of poor, planet during visit

    QUITO, Ecuador – Latin America’s first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time Sunday, stressing the need to protect the po ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:44 pm
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