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  • Crystal Lake couple bought $2.25 million Lotto ticket in Cary

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Lottery officials Tuesday announced that a Crystal Lake won a $2,250,000 Lotto jackpot prize when their ticket matched all six numbers ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:35 pm
  • McHenry County group to conduct annual survey of homeless in county

    The McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness will be conducting its annual survey to count and gather information on the homeless populati ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:31 pm
  • Maine governor offers John Lewis an erroneous history lesson

    AUGUSTA, Maine – Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday offered an erroneous history lesson about racial segregation to a black Georgia congressman wh ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Fire causes about $15,000 in damage to Woodstock home, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – Fire officials continue to investigate a structure fire that caused between $15,000 to $20,000 in damage to a Woodstock home Monday.
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:20 pm
  • Man shot by Crystal Lake police officer faces prison after admitting to assault, burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A man shot by police in 2015 after prosecutors said he lunged at a Crystal Lake officer faces prison time after he admitted to assault and ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:06 pm
  • Mariano's announces plan for new store at Sears site in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodbye, Sears; hello, Mariano’s.City leaders announced Tuesday afternoon that the Ch ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:57 pm
  • Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, more than 100 dead

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • 18 million people will lose their health insurance in one year if Obamacare is killed and not replaced, CBO says

    WASHINGTON – Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle mu ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump

    NEW YORK – As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young b ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Markets cheer, EU wary as UK Prime Minister Theresa May signals 'clean Brexit'

    LONDON – Britain's future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It's so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:53 pm
  • 60-year-old gorilla named Colo, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • Police: Curran Road between Rt. 120, Chickaloon reopens

    McHENRY – Curran Road between Route 120 and Chickaloon Drive has reopened after a trasffic accident led to it closure Tuesday, according to the McHenr ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 12:46 pm
  • California closets and a full English basement: 25 photos of a $595,000 home for sale in Crystal Lake

    Crystal Lake house listed for sale on Zillow: 5615 Farmbrook Lane, Crystal Lake. 4 beds, 4.5 baths, 3,800 square feet. Listed price: $595,000. Estimat ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:55 am
  • Simple home improvements save heating costs

    Low-cost home improvements can greatly boost the energy efficiency of your home’s heating and ventilation system.  According to U. S. Department of En ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:32 am
  • Betsy DeVos to push for school choice amid opposition from unions

    WASHINGTON – Republican donor and school choice advocate Betsy DeVos says a one size-fits-all model of learning doesn't work and that she would promot ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:55 am
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