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  • Republicans block Democrats' effort to get Trump's tax returns

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Democrats to use an obscure law to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from th ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Evacuation lifted for 200K Californians living below dam

    OROVILLE, Calif. – Nearly 200,000 Northern Californians who live downstream of the country’s tallest dam were allowed to return home Tuesday after two ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • 'It's about time': Etan Patz's dad finds justice in verdict 4 decades after 6-year-old went missing

    NEW YORK – Nearly four decades after 6-year-old Etan Patz vanished on the way to his school bus stop, a former convenience store clerk was convicted T ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • No one injured in Algonquin house fire, but cat missing, official says

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District battled a residential structure fire Tuesday in Algonquin, a fire official said.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County College students mentor peers through new program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students now are able to mentor and be mentored by their peers through two new programs at McHenry County College.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:00 pm
  • Officials: Trump knew Flynn misled White House weeks before ouster

    WASHINGTON – Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about contacts w ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Abrupt cuts hinder Illinois domestic violence shelters

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials waited more than five months to alert dozens of domestic violence programs that their funding had been eliminated, an ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Rauner to push funding 200 more state police cadets to patrol Chicago expressways

    CHICAGO – A Chicago toddler was shot and killed on Tuesday in what police suspect was a "gang hit" on a man in a vehicle with her, just a few days aft ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Ethics watchdog calls on WH to investigate Conway's comments

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. government's ethics watchdog urged the White House to investigate and possibly discipline President Donald Trump's counselor Kel ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Russia cloud over President Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

    WASHINGTON – Questions about the Trump administration's ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Mich ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Crime mugs for February 2017 in the McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Michael Flynn quit because he'd become 'lightning rod,' Conway says

    WASHINGTON – National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned following reports he misled Vice President Mike Pence about contacts with a Russian ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • North Chicago police officer Valiza Nash named Oakwood Hills police chief

    OAKWOOD HILLS – Veteran North Chicago police officer Valiza Nash has been named Oakwood Hills’ newest chief of police.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer named new McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Beating out nearly 20 other candidates, Mark R. Facchini of Crystal Lake was named the newest associate judge of the 22nd Judicial Circuit ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Coroner IDs man who died in Lake in the Hills house fire

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man who was injured in a house fire Sunday evening has died.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:56 pm
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