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  • Photos: DeKalb Falls to Sycamore, 12-1

    Images from Wednesday's baseball game. ...

    April 16, 2014 - 7:37 pm
  • Huskie Bowl format tweaked

    DeKALB – Rod Carey was forced to come up with a Plan B.His Northern Illinois football team has been banged up this spring, and Carey didn’t ...

    NEW: April 17, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Police: Woman hit man with tire iron along I-88

    SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old Chicago woman accused of striking a family or household member with a tire iron was released on her own recognizanc ...

    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON – The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday ...

    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • No one injured in DeKalb kitchen fire

    DeKALB – No one was injured in a fire today in the kitchen of a DeKalb home.Crews were called to 427 N. 14th St. about 12:28 p.m. today for ...

    April 16, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

    WASHINGTON — As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an ...

    April 16, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Picture This: Emotional aftermath

    The face that Tonda Ranken has in this photograph is one I know well. It’s the blank stare of grief that happens when so many thoughts are g ...

    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • DeKalb shuts out Yorkville, 4-0

    Images from Tuesday's game. ...

    April 16, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.

    April 16, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Boots

    Meet Boots and Sadie. Boots is a more than 1-year-old black and white domestic short-haired mix available for adoption at Tails Humane Socie ...

    April 14, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • Top 10 reasons to reconsider a long-term high-protein diet

    1.  Your body, specifically your brain and your heart, needs at least 130g of carbohydrate daily in order to function optimally. 2.  Eating ...

    April 9, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Picture This: Flying again

    On Thursday, I was able to go to Oaken Acres, a facility in rural Sycamore where they rehabilitate injured wild animals. I arrived not knowi ...

    April 7, 2014 - 12:44 pm
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  • Police: Woman hit man with tire iron along I-88

    SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old Chicago woman accused of striking a family or household member with a tire iron was released on her own recognizance this wee ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Woman faces charges after being hit by car

    SANDWICH – A 20-year-old Waterman woman faces criminal charges after she ran in front of a car last week while intoxicated and was struck by the car, ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips in Genoa, Sycamore thefts

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information in two crime investigations: a burglary in Genoa and stop sign thefts in Sycamore.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • April 16 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Jurors convict man in DeKalb armed robbery

    SYCAMORE – The 22-year-old Matteson man convicted this morning of armed robbery with a firearm could be sent to prison for longer than he's been alive ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Jury deliberations underway in DeKalb armed robbery case

    SYCAMORE – Jurors spent more than seven hours Tuesday considering the fate of 22-year-old Matteson man accused of robbing at gunpoint two DeKalb apart ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • April 15 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Child porn case filed against former NIU student

    DeKALB – A police investigation of a Northern Illinois University student found with an assault rifle in his dorm room found no evidence he was connec ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Jurors deliberating in University Heights armed robbery trial

    SYCAMORE – Jurors are deliberating the fate of a 22-year-old Matteson man accused of robbing two DeKalb apartment office employees at gunpoint in Nove ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with DUI in fatal crash posts bail

    DeKALB – The 19-year-old DeKalb man accused of drunken driving in the crash that killed his sister early Saturday posted $400 bail Monday morning.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Picture This: Emotional aftermath

    The face that Tonda Ranken has in this photograph is one I know well. It’s the blank stare of grief that happens when so many thoughts are going throu ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Schrader: Cane provides history mystery

    Our neighbor Sally Stevens presented me with a “history mystery” recently and I jumped at the challenge. It seems a friend of hers, retired Sycamore S ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Olson: Apology given, pain remains

    Although we’ve written countless stories about Patricia Schmidt’s trial and acquittal, she didn’t become a real person to me until Friday morning.
    April 12, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Akst: Flat Stanley is simple, fun

    Classroom learning is crucial. As a teacher, I’m not aware of any really effective substitute or replacement for it.
    April 11, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Duchnowski: He passed the dog test

    My boyfriend was more nervous about our dogs meeting than meeting my parents. By Rob’s way of thinki ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • Olson: Justice system not ruled by popular opinion

    Police can arrest you and haul you to jail in handcuffs. They can book you and photograph you, take your fingerprints and your bodily fluids. You can ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Akst: Arts, a good investment

    My brother-in-law’s March 21 announcement was worrisome but not completely a surprise.Bruce had post ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Duchnowski: ‘Cowgirl crook’ and local prosecutor hit TV

    Joseph Pedersen wouldn’t call Rita Crundwell “the cunning cowgirl crook,” as the federal prosecutor isn’t prone to giving defendants snazzy names.
    April 7, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Schrader: History Fair entries bring histories to life

    Every year I look forward to the Northern Regional History Fair for middle and high school students. It amazes me how much work goes into the student ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • Duchnowski: As pleasant as fraud can be

    A credit card company representative called me on a recent Friday afternoon to ask if I was buying groceries in Georgia.
    April 7, 2014 - 12:50 pm

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