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Woodstock man arrested following Kingston Lanes Bowling and Sports Lounge burglary

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:25
WOODSTOCK – A 26-year-old Woodstock man has been charged in connection with a burglary at Kingston Lanes Bowling and Sports Lounge.

Ryan Lochte apologizes for not being more candid about incident

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:10
RIO DE JANEIRO – U.S Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologized for his behavior surrounding a late-night incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more "careful and candid" about how he described what happened.

Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:42
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine.

Donald Trump says 'I do regret' some caustic campaign statements

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 09:20
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In a highly uncharacteristic move aimed at resetting his struggling campaign, Donald Trump has said for the first time that he regrets some of the caustic comments he's made that may have caused people pain.

GOP slams President Obama after explanation of $400M payment to Iran

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 09:18
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is facing a storm of Republican criticism after acknowledging that a $400 million cash payment to Iran seven months ago was contingent on the release of a group of American prisoners.

German conservatives back partial ban on face veils

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 09:17
BERLIN – Security officials from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc on Friday proposed a ban on wearing the burqa and other face-covering veils in public schools, courts, while driving and in other situations.

What to watch at the Rio Games on Friday

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 08:26
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 14 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, soccer, wrestling, boxing, platform diving and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local):

10 things to know for Friday, Aug. 19

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 08:25
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

Editor's Desk: Interesting questions for McHenry County candidates from our readers

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:54
Thank you to the many readers who replied to my Wednesday column seeking potential questions to ask candidates running in contested races this fall.

Crystal Lake-area Special Olympics youth basketball team needs coaches

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:54
CRYSTAL LAKE – The local Special Olympics youth basketball team, the Junior Lakers, is in need of volunteer coaches for the upcoming season.

Nonprofit to host Bark-a-Paw-Looza for dog lovers on Woodstock Square

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:53
WOODSTOCK – Dog owners and their canine companions are invited to attend the second annual Bark-a-Paw-Looza on Sunday.

Marengo-area fire destroys barn killing goats, fire official says

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:51
MARENGO – A fire destroyed a Marengo-area barn Thursday and killed several goats, a fire official said.

Harvard police investigating armed robbery at Church Boulevard, Jefferson Street

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:50
HARVARD – Police responded early Thursday morning to Church Boulevard and Jefferson Street in Harvard for reports of an armed robbery that occurred late Wednesday night.

Cary, Fox River Grove voters also will get advisory anti-tax referendums

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:50
Lakewood voters also will weigh in Nov. 8

Ex-Algonquin mom sentenced for shooting TV while kids watched Primus video

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:49
WOODSTOCK – A judge sentenced a former Algonquin mom to 18 months of probation after she admitted to firing several rounds into the TV her children were watching in January 2015.

Big R department store no longer coming to Lake in the Hills, village officials say

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:48
LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Lake in the Hills Economic Development Coordinator George Hahne initially reached out to Big R, he thought the department store would be a good fit for the old Dominick’s location.

Metra to examine rate, zone structures in fare study

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:45
Agency to pay no more than $315,300 for a fare restructure study

Image of Aleppo boy shocks world; Russia offers cease-fires

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:30
BEIRUT – The Russian military said Thursday it was ready to back a U.N. call for weekly cease-fires for Syria's contested city of Aleppo, as haunting footage of a young boy's rescue from the aftermath of an airstrike shook global media.

Obama administration to phase out some private prison use

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:29
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration announced Thursday it will phase out its use of some private prisons, affecting thousands of federal inmates and immediately sending shares of the two publicly traded prison operators plunging.

In a first, Trump says he regrets painful comments

County - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:29
WASHINGTON – For the first time since declaring his presidential run, Republican Donald Trump offered an extended apology to those who may have been hurt by his caustic comments, saying that he regrets some of what he’s said “in the heat of debate.”
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