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  • Algonquin trustee candidates disagree on Longmeadow Parkway, development in village

    ALGONQUIN – Three newcomers are looking to unseat three longtime Algonquin trustees in the April 4 consolidated election. 
    March 29, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Woodstock-area crash sends 3 to hospital

    WOODSTOCK – Firefighters spent nearly two hours working to free two people trapped in their vehicles after a crash early Tuesday morning near Woodstoc ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff’s Office issued dozens of citations during DUI effort

    The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday designed to crack ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • District 155 board candidate who says Twitter account was hacked leaves slate

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Community High School District 155 Board candidate who said his Twitter account was hacked after embarrassing content surfaced has ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Hebron trustee’s blood-alcohol level below legal limit, DA says

    ELKHORN, Wis. – Hebron trustee and Lake in the Hills Police Sgt. Mark Mogan drank two beers hours before a fatal crash in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, but ...
    March 29, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Selling water: Coke, Pepsi look to make water rain money

    NEW YORK – Bottled water is starting to seem more like soda, and sometimes taste like it, too.As bot ...
    March 28, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Tech billionaire Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

    NEW YORK – Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers.
    March 28, 2017 - 11:13 pm
  • Judge approves plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

    DETROIT – Water lines at 18,000 homes in Flint, Michigan, will be replaced under a landmark deal approved by a judge Tuesday, marking a milestone in t ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Club operator denies security bypass allowed before shooting

    CINCINNATI – A Cincinnati nightclub operator denies that some patrons were allowed to bypass security checks that included metal-detection wands befor ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:16 pm
  • Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    WASHINGTON – Potential White House entanglement in Congress’ investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election brought new cries of protest from ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:14 pm
  • Trump welcomes police union leaders to White House

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump expressed concern about violent crime as he welcomed leaders of a national police union to the White House.
    March 28, 2017 - 10:12 pm
  • Illinois Lottery manager still on job after firing

    CHICAGO – When Illinois lawmakers voted in 2009 to hire a private company to run the state’s $2 billion-a-year lottery, they had high hopes of making ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:07 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Gene Furey, candidate for Lakewood Trustee

    Name: Gene FureyAge: 76Town: Village of LakewoodOffice sought: Trustee, Village of Lakewood1) What s ...
    March 28, 2017 - 8:22 pm
  • Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

    TOWNSVILLE, Australia – Residents of Australia's cyclone-battered tropical northeast emerged from their homes on Wednesday to find roofs lying in thei ...
    March 28, 2017 - 8:19 pm
  • Clinton jabs Trump in first major post-election speech

    SAN FRANCISCO – A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in one of her first public speeches since she lost the presidentia ...
    March 28, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

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