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  • Lake in the Hills Police Department switching to propane system for squad vehicles

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's police department is adding propane fuel systems to its 10 Chevy Tahoe squad vehicles.
    NEW: Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • Judge revokes bond for Harvard man facing charges in alleged drug ring out of bar

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sent a Harvard man with an extensive criminal history back to jail after police said he violated the terms of his p ...
    NEW: Jan. 26, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Crystal Lake South grad, 20, hit by car at Illinois State University on life support

    NORMAL – A 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School is on life support after being struck by a car Saturday at Illinois State University, where ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Woodstock police investigating gunshots fired in possible gang-related incident

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department is investigating after gunshots were fired through a front window of a residence in an incident believed t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani

    BEIRUT — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group almost entirely out of the Syrian town of Kobani on Mon ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:52 am
  • Obama radio ad endorses Rahm Emanuel in Chicago mayoral election

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting some high-profile support in his bid to win a second term as Chicago mayor.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn had medical marijuana recommendations, didn't act, documents show

    CHICAGO — Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn received recommendations on which businesses should receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses but he did n ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Illinois medical marijuana licenses decided, put on hold, documents show

    CHICAGO — The Illinois medical marijuana program scored and recommended 18 businesses to grow medical marijuana and 56 retailers to sell it in the wee ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Jan. 26; 'Potentially historic' storm expected in northeast

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 7:11 am
  • Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs: MDs

    CHICAGO – With virtually no hard proof medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be u ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsib ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, scores killed

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maid ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • County homeless count set for Jan. 28

    The McHenry County Continuum of Care to End Homelessness will conduct its annual count of homeless individuals and families Wednesday evening.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Housing development proposed in Cary

    CARY – A developer is proposing to build nine houses at the intersection of Harper Avenue and Haber Road.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Metra considers allowing pets on trains

    CHICAGO – Metra is considering launching a three-month test run to allow small pets on its trains.Lo ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:17 am
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