BAGHDAD â Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday, an official and residents said, the latest mass killing carried out by the group since its advance across the country.
DOWNERS GROVE â The Illinois Tollway is opening three lanes of roadway in each direction between Rockford and Elgin as part of a $2.5 billion rebuilding project.
CHICAGO â A northern Illinois judge who helped implement a cameras-in-court program has been selected as chairman of a committee composed of chief judges from around the state.
CHICAGO â A county commissioner hoping to unseat Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said heâll need at least $3 million to do so.
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. â Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASAâs strategy of using private companies to fly supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.
CHICAGO â The Illinois candidates for U.S. Senate debated immigration proposals, tea party ties and anti-violence policies Wednesday in Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweisâ last chance to challenge U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin before a televised audience ahead of next weekâs election.
WOODSTOCK â County Board members reversed direction and decided to accept a grant through the Affordable Care Act.
LAKE IN THE HILLS â There were no injuries after a garage fire in Lake in the Hills on Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release by Battalion Chief John Knebl.
Village names replacement chief
RICHMOND â Six-year-old Gavin Saranzak examined the stamp in his hand and the pad of blue ink on the table in front of him.
CRYSTAL LAKE â Community High School District 155 is asking for a $1.4 million increase in its property tax revenue.
WOODSTOCK â Residents can join Woodstock police for conversation and coffee during the latest installment of "Coffee with the Chief" on Monday, Nov. 10.
PRAIRIE GROVE â For the first time since before the housing crisis hit, feelers are out for a new residential development in Prairie Grove.
HUNTLEY â A five-year effort that started with a group of Sun City, Huntley, residents, and later involved numerous volunteers and community donations, recently culminated with a notification on Allen Pollack's cellphone.
WOODSTOCK â The McHenry County Board is voting tonight on whether to rescind its decision last week to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to help people get insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
WOODSTOCK â A Crystal Lake man was fined $500 and received 18 months of conditional discharge for death threats he made to Harvard High School students in January.