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  • Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B

    MIAMI – Burger King confirmed Tuesday that it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that could help give the fast-food c ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:34 am
  • Illinois seeks medical marijuana board nominees

    CHICAGO – The new medical marijuana program in Illinois is looking for health professionals and patients to serve on an advisory board.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine

    KRASNODON, Ukraine – For several evenings this month, convoys of military weaponry passed with clockwork-like regularity through Krasnodon, a rebel-he ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Genoa woman wins groomer of the year

    Lisa Leady of Genoa was presented with the Mobile Groomer of the Year Award at the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards, the competitive dog g ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • KishHealth recognizes outstanding physicians

    KishHealth System recently honored three members of its medical staff with Acclaimed Physicians Awards for 2014. Many doctors were nominated by their ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Auto shop helps deter drinking and driving

    SYCAMORE – Think Driven owner Sean Kellett makes sure that every time he installs a breathalyzer in a customer’s car, he also is teaching them about t ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Expert calls for nuke plant to be shut down

    LOS ANGELES – A senior federal nuclear expert is urging regulators to shut down California’s last operating nuclear plant until they can determine whe ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Aug. 26 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 ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night

    CHICAGO – Chicago police officers shot and killed two armed men in separate incidents on Sunday night on the city's South Side, the department said.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Biden, Christie in Illinois for governor’s race

    CHICAGO – The closely watched race for Illinois governor got a high-profile boost Monday with Vice President Joe Biden fundraising for Gov. Pat Quinn ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

    CHICAGO – Taxicab companies and others seeking statewide regulation of the emerging ridesharing industry pushed for a legislative override Monday afte ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Police: Man beaten with tire iron by four 18-year-old DeKalb men

    DeKALB – Four 18-year-old DeKalb men were being held Monday on multiple charges after punching and beating a fifth person with a tire iron in an early ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Two men held on charges of selling cocaine near Sandwich High School

    SANDWICH – Two Sandwich men are due in court Tuesday on allegations they sold cocaine near Sandwich High School, court records show.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • DeKalb City Council bans smoking on patios

    DeKALB – Public patios in DeKalb will be smoke free under changes to city law DeKalb aldermen approved Monday, although not all aldermen support the b ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • California earthquake cleanup shouldn’t deter tourists

    NAPA, Calif. – Businesses in California’s wine capital Monday mopped up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages, swept glass from ghostly downtown ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:38 am
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