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  • MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life – and then died ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Spike in mumps cases reported across Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Public health officials are investigating a sharp increase in the number of mumps cases recorded in central Illinois.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • DeKalb police to accept unneeded medications

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents will have the chance April 26 to safely and anonymously dispose of prescription medications.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • April 18 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 18, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Black to ask judge to reduce prison sentence

    SYCAMORE – Benjamin Black’s attorney will ask a judge Thursday to reduce his 12-year prison sentence for having heroin in his system during a crash th ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Democrats: Illinois schools could face major cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Most of Illinois’ 860 school districts would see cuts in funding if the state’s temporary tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, acco ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Grieving parents use painful story to reach out

    SYCAMORE – Jill and Brad Caldwell of Sycamore wanted the whole world to know when Jill got pregnant.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Waterman man accused of beating, choking girlfriend

    SYCAMORE – A 24-year-old Waterman man accused of beating his live-in girlfriend was charged with violating an order of protection for allegedly callin ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Lenten season ends with celebration of Easter

    DeKALB – Caroline Quinlan relishes a long Easter Vigil on Saturday night filled with readings, traditional prayers and communion.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom

    YORK, Pa. – A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After nearly a month of reports of gunshots being fired at vehicles and more than 100 tips, authorities announced charges Friday ag ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Photos: Good Friday

    Images from St. Catherine of Genoa Catholic Church's Good Friday Service on Friday. ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Pensive pope at Good Friday Colosseum procession

    ROME – Desperate migrants, suicidal failed business owners, battered women, torture victims and all people suffering in the world were remembered at a ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • U of I names presidential search committee

    URBANA – University of Illinois trustees have named a 19-member search committee to look for President Robert Easter's replacement.
    April 18, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Crime Mugs, April 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable dou ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:48 pm
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