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Field fire in Harvard burns about 80 acres

A field fire that broke out Saturday in rural Alden Township is estimated to have burned about 80 acres, according ...


State Rep. Skillicorn, other reps. to hold town halls

State Rep. Allen Skillicorn, R-Crystal Lake, has added town hall dates and events to specifically address Gov. J.B. Pritzkers graduated ...


Report- Medicaid funding shortfalls causing nursing homes to close

Steve Dean, mayor of the 3,500-population McLean County city of LeRoy, stands on the grounds of the now-closed LeRoy Manor ...


TEDx McHenry sells out its inaugural event

David Rendall, a North Carolina author and speaker, was one of 14 speakers at the inaugural TEDx McHenry on April ...


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Trump Adviser Kudlow 'Cautiously Optimistic' on Trade Deal with China

WASHINGTON - A top White House economic adviser said on Tuesday the United States and China were making progress in ...

Texas Man Awaits Execution in 1998 Dragging Death

John William King was 24 years old when he and two friends committed one of the grisliest crimes in modern ...

Back to Same Record, But It's a Different Stock Market

NEW YORK - Stock investors had to go on a harrowing round trip over the last seven months, but the ...

US Charges 2 Chinese Engineers with Stealing Trade Secrets

The Justice Department on Tuesday announced indictments against two Chinese nationals accused of working together to steal trade secrets from ...

Iran to Sue US over Prevention of Aid Flow to Flood Victims

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs says the country is legally pursuing the United States move to block the flow ...

Strait of Hormuz: The World's Most Important Oil Artery

LONDON - Iran has said it would block the Strait of Hormuz if it was barred from using the strategic ...

Chicago

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Pete Buttigieg Scrambles to Turn 2020 Buzz into Momentum

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE - There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in the ...

By the numbers- David Bote, Daniel Descalso and the truth about clutch hitting

No real pattern has been found in terms of who comes through and who falters when the game is on ...

Man charged with DUI in I-355 crash that injured pregnant driver

Doctors had to induced labor due to her injuries, the state's attorney's office said. The baby has been placed in ...

Bears' Tarik Cohen- 'I think we will probably get a running back' in draft

The Bears dont pick until No. 87 and have only five draft picks, but adding a running back is among ...

3 shot in South Chicago drive-by

The trio was walking down the street about 1:15 p.m. in the 7900 block of South East End Avenue when ...

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39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...


Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...


Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...


Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...


UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 321, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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