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  • Denver man disputes Illinois marijuana lawsuit's claims

    CHICAGO – A Denver marijuana consultant says allegations in a lawsuit filed against him by an Illinois business are "simply not true."
    May 20, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • New GOP lawmakers push for term limits, rail on 'status quo'

    SPRINGFIELD – A group of freshmen Republican legislators is pushing for term limits, saying gridlock in the Illinois Legislature is a sign the status ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Illinois millionaire tax ballot question advances in House

    SPRINGFIELD – A House committee has approved a plan to ask voters whether Illinois should impose a tax on incomes of more than $1 million to help fund ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Illinois House advances plan to change Cook County pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are again considering a plan to overhaul Cook County's pension system that could trim some workers' benefits, despite ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Capitol cops get bathroom training after guns left in toilet

    WASHINGTON – Capitol Police officers are getting training after officers accidentally left their guns in the Capitol's public bathrooms three times th ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Obama calls climate change an 'indisputable' security threat

    NEW LONDON, Conn. – President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change as a matter of health, environmental protection and international o ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • McDonald's Oak Brook headquarters grilled by protesters

    OAK BROOK – About 2,000 Service Employees International Union membersand labor workers protested May ...
    May 20, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Video: Rain and hail hit McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Rain and hail pelted McHenry County on Wednesday afternoon.Check out video of the rai ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:44 am
  • McHenry County Board again chooses not to collect levy increase

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board’s policy for developing next year’s budget will again reject collecting the automatic levy increase it is entitle ...
    May 21, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Woodstock woman pleads guilty in federal bankruptcy case

    ROCKFORD – A 46-year-old Woodstock woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to making false statements in her bankruptcy case, according to a news release from ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Cary-Grove seniors artwork to be displayed Thursday

    CARY – More than 40 high school senior artists soon will showcase the work that has resulted from a lot of time, effort and various art courses.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Cary Park District introduces summer programs

    CARY – Programs from a toddler camp to a sing club will be available soon at the Cary Park District, according to a recent news release.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Woodstock City Council candidate's absence on oath of office raising legal questions

    WOODSTOCK – A newly elected Woodstock City Council member missed his second consecutive meeting to be seated on the representative board Tuesday, as h ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Overnight lane, full closures on I-90 start tonight for bridge removals

    Temporary overnight lane closures on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) at Garden Prairie Road and Anthony Road are scheduled for Thursday and wi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Lake in the Hills police use Narcan to revive unconscious man

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police used Narcan for the first time Wednesday, administering it to a 22-year-old man after a suspected heroin ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:51 am
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