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  • Pope Francis: Bishops who covered up for abuse guilty of wrongdoing

    ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE – Pope Francis has defended his words of consolation to U.S. bishops over the priest sex abuse scandal but says — for the first ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 9:19 am
  • Obama makes forceful defense of new development goals

    UNITED NATIONS – President Barack Obama on Sunday committed the U.S. to a new blueprint to eliminate poverty and hunger around the world, telling a gl ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Pope Francis joins hundreds of thousands for Mass

    PHILADELPHIA – Pope Francis led hundreds of thousands of the faithful Sunday at the last and biggest event of his joyful, six-day U.S. visit – a Mass ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Sept 28 - Oct. 2 Government Meetings

    TODAYSandwich City Council: 7 p.m. at the City Hall Annex, 128 E. Railroad St, Sandwich. City of Gen ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Student dies after apparent fall from 11th floor window at residence hall

    DeKALB – An autopsy is scheduled today for a Northern Illinois University student who died after apparently falling from a Stevenson Tower window.
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Sept. 28 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 ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Flu Clinic underway at DeKalb County Health Department

    DeKalb County Health Department has announced walk-in flu clinics for adults and children Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Sycamore Library considers referendum to become own district

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Library board plans to ask voters next year if the library at 103 E. State St. should separate from the city and become its ow ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • After report of stolen dress, DeKalb Police rescue homecoming dance

    DeKALB – Freshman Anaiah Rollins spent all day preparing for the DeKalb High School homecoming dance but thought she would have to miss out when she r ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Fundraiser for Irene Clay helps Fairdale in its recovery

    KIRKLAND – Fairdale resident Irene Clay loved to play euchre at Farmers Inn.So how fitting that a me ...
    Sept. 27, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb County residents, NIU students help 'Clean the Kish'

    At just 7 years old, Jimi Crosby knows how important it is to help the environment. The Tyler Elementary second-grader was at NIU’s East Lagoon with h ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Students gather to write code, create apps during NIU Hackathon

    DeKALB – Derek Johnson had an idea for a mobile app that would help people who suffer from dementia, but never had the opportunity to learn how to put ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • China vows billions of development dollars, debt forgiveness

    UNITED NATIONS – China’s president on Saturday pledged billions in aid and said Beijing will forgive debts due this year in an effort to help the worl ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • European nations shift to working together on migrant crisis

    STROSINCI, Croatia – Cooperation replaced confrontation Saturday among European nations as thousands of asylum-seekers streamed into Croatia in hopes ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Feds: Axle from duck boat in deadly crash ‘sheared off’

    SEATTLE – The left front axle of the duck boat involved in a deadly Seattle accident was “sheared off,” but federal investigators said Saturday they d ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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