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  • Federal, state dollars unlikely after Fairdale tornado

    DeKALB – The road to recovery in Fairdale will be paved with local dollars.DeKalb County and local m ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • DeKalb mother jailed after hitting daughter with belt

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman remained in custody Wednesday after police say she beat her child with a leather belt.
    April 22, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service

    WASHINGTON – The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from t ...
    April 22, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • GOP spokesman: Benghazi report may slip into 2016

    WASHINGTON – A Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham C ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your dog

    LOS ANGELES – An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers n ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:55 am
  • U.S. home sales roared back to life in March

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuyers flooded back into the real estate market in March, pushing up sales and prices at the start of the spring buying season.
    April 22, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Northern Illinois students celebrate NIU Cares Day

    DeKALB – Instead of spending her Saturday morning sleeping in, Northern Illinois University junior Bernadette Chatman woke up early to help save the E ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pope accepts resignation of bishop who didn’t report abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Pope Francis accepted the resignation Tuesday of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected child abuser, an ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • April 22 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 21, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Lincoln attendance record broken

    SPRINGFIELD – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum set a one-day attendance record with free admission on its 10th anniversary.
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Officials to talk roads in state tour

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois transportation officials are making stops in multiple communities in coming weeks to talk about the condition of the state’s ro ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Trader charged for alleged key role in ‘flash crash’

    CHICAGO – A multimillionaire futures trader accused of being a key figure in bringing on the 2010 “flash crash” – when the Dow Jones Industrial Averag ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; hundreds protest

    BALTIMORE – The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • State officials seek award nominations

    SPRINGFIELD – State officials are seeking nominations for the annual “Illinoisan of the Day” award.T ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner’s aide sorry for social service cuts ‘miscommunication’

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget chief apologized to a House budget oversight panel Tuesday about any confusion caused by the suspension of $2 ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do you ever put clothes on your pet?
    Yes, for a laugh
    Yes, to keep them warm
    No, that's silly