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  • DeKalb public transportation a concern for residents

    DeKALB – Concerns, thoughts and suggestions about the region’s public transportation and freight train system were heard Monday by Illinois Department ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • May 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 ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • TAILS unveils dog exercise space

    DeKALB – When TAILS Humane Society raised about $70,000 at one evening event, Michelle Groeper knew exercising the shelter dogs in the winter was abou ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Local officials, educators, college graduates and business owners offer DeKalb County high school graduates advice

    DeKALB – Cam Rosenfeld wasn’t sure what to do next after completing a GED program a few years ago.Bu ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • U of Illinois President Timothy Killeen: Cuts may be less than proposed

    URBANA – In his first day on the job, new University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said Monday that he is optimistic state-budget cuts will no ...
    May 18, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal forms presidential exploratory committee

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal took another step toward running for president Monday, announcing the formation of an exploratory commi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Appeals court sides with Google in anti-Muslim film case

    SAN FRANCISCO – A federal appeals court panel should not have forced YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Illinois marijuana industry pins hopes on skeptical governor

    CHICAGO – Advocates of Illinois' troubled medical marijuana experiment hope to reassure investors by pushing to have lawmakers extend it beyond 2017, ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • DeKalb County spelling champ appears on WGN-TV

    Nolan Bunger, winner of the DeKalb County Spelling Bee, will be participating in a televised mock spelling bee airing on WGN at 6:45 a.m. today.
    May 18, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Obama puts stricter controls on military-style for police

    WASHINGTON – Nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is prohibiting the federal government f ...
    May 18, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Amtrak trains back in service on busy Northeast Corridor

    PHILADELPHIA – Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week after a deadly crash in Philad ...
    May 18, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Iraq war judged a mistake by today’s White House hopefuls

    WASHINGTON – A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake.
    May 18, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Officials: Saudi-led coalition resumes airstrikes in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting Shiite rebels resumed early Monday in the southern port city of Aden after a five-day truce ca ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Storm system pushes east after drenching Plains

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A powerful storm system stretched from Texas to Minnesota on Sunday, bringing heavy rains, flash flooding and the possibility of more ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Cardinal George's hat to be hung inside Holy Name

    CHICAGO – A centuries-old honor was planned Sunday for the late Cardinal Francis George.The ceremony ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:08 am
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