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  • NIU smoke-free plan allows no exceptions

    DeKALB – With Northern Illinois University gearing up for the Smoke-Free Campus Act that goes into effect July 1, members of the Smoke-Free NIU Task F ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Police: Medical issue likely caused fatal crash

    DeKALB – A medical issue likely caused a single-vehicle crash Tuesday that killed a Waterman woman, police said Wednesday.
    March 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Sycamore facility for pets of seniors who can’t keep them advances

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee on Wednesday recommended an amendment to DeKalb County Animal Welfare League’s special use ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • DeKalb County women celebrate law enforcement achievements

    DeKALB – Representatives from several DeKalb County law enforcement agencies gathered Wednesday at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center t ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Scammers pose as DeKalb police in phone shakedown

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a shakedown phone scam where the perpetrator is posing as a DeKalb police officer.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb-Sycamore expo to showcase local businesses

    SYCAMORE – About 130 local businesses and organizations will be showcased today at the 15th annual Community Expo hosted by the DeKalb and Sycamore ch ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Sen. Ted Cruz eyes insurance via Obamacare, a law he vows to scrap

    WASHINGTON – GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz could soon be buying his family's health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act he has vowed t ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Wisconsin trooper killed in shootout was new academy grad

    FOND DU LAC, Wis. – A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper just three months out of the academy and working his "dream job" died in a shootout with a bank r ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Paul McCartney, Metallica to headline Chicago's Lollapalooza 2015

    CHICAGO – Paul McCartney, Metallica and Sam Smith will be among 130 acts at this year's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
    March 25, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • AAA: Phones, other distractions a big problem for teen drivers

    WASHINGTON – Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers th ...
    March 25, 2015 - 8:20 am
  • Boehner ‘baffled’ by reports Israel spied on talks

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he’s “baffled” by reports that Israel spied on negotiators in the closed-door talks over Ira ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Indian court rejects ban on ‘offensive’ Internet messages

    NEW DELHI – India’s top court affirmed people’s right to free speech in cyberspace Tuesday by striking down a provision that had called for imprisonin ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Baja workers strike for better conditions

    SAN QUINTIN, Mexico – Workers at large, export-oriented farms in the Mexican border state of Baja California have led a week of violent protests over ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Taco Bell’s waffle taco is dead; biscuit taco to replace

    NEW YORK – The newest weapon in the breakfast wars is a biscuit shaped like a taco.Taco Bell is laun ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Homeland Security official employed improper influence

    WASHINGTON – The No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department improperly intervened on behalf of foreign investors in three cases involving the ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:08 pm
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