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  • U.S. stocks rebound to log best day in 4 years

    An afternoon surge Wednesday gave the stock market its best day in close to four years, as stocks rebounded from a six-day slump.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Fire causes extensive damage to Second City theater offices

    CHICAGO – Four firefighters and one other person have been injured in a fire in a building that houses the offices of Chicago's famed Second City thea ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Judge sentences Holmes to life, orders him out of courtroom

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Police investigate Chicago cop's Ferguson shooting comment

    CHICAGO – Chicago police said Wednesday that the head of the department has ordered the investigation of an incident in which a white officer tells a ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Schock turns over 10,000 financial records to government

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has surrendered more than 10,000 financial records to the U.S. government to comply with a subpoena.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • New law keeps hospitals from billing sex assault survivors

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is hailing a new state law that will prevent hospitals from billing survivors of sexual assault for m ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • U.S. judge blasts Illinois for not making all ordered payments

    CHICAGO – A federal judge in Chicago has scolded Illinois officials for not fully complying with her order that they pay providers of critical social ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

    MONETA, Va. – He planned it all so carefully – a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified TV audience. Hours la ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Demand steady at McHenry County food pantries despite rebounding economy

    JOHNSBURG – The third Tuesday of each month at FISH of McHenry Food Pantry resembles career day.For ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry County Community Foundation distributes $300,000 in grants

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Housing Authority has suspended dental care to the general low-income population because of the state budget cr ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Fire destroys tractor outside Harvard

    HARVARD – A tractor was destroyed in a fire Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said. The Harvard F ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation fall registration open

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Fall registration for Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation programs now is open.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Fox Lake chief to retire; investigation still pending

    FOX LAKE – Just days after being placed on paid administrative leave along with a Fox Lake police officer, the Fox Lake police chief has announced his ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Lake in the Hills homebuilding project prompts possible fee-reducing policy changes

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Plans to build out the rest of an unfinished Lake in the Hills subdivision have prompted the village to take a closer look at some ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • MCC to offer seminars for financial professionals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Seminars for accountants, tax preparers and financial planners will be offered this fall.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:33 am
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