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  • Attendance at Illinois historic sites drops by 7 percent

    SPRINGFIELD – Visits to Illinois’ historic sites fell by 7 percent in 2015, despite the state’s commemorations of the 150th anniversaries of the Civil ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Illinois attorney general seeks stay on hospital tax ruling

    URBANA – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office is asking an appeals court to hold back enforcement of its ruling on a part of a state law th ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • New law imposes fine for minors possessing e-cigarettes

    SPRINGFIELD – Anyone under 18 who’s caught with electronic cigarettes or other tobacco-free nicotine products would face a fine or community service u ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Geneva woman accused of poisoning husband

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman is accused of fatally poisoning her husband of 31 years last week, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s At ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Chicago schools announce cuts after union rejects offer

    CHICAGO – Officials with Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday that they’re ready to cut $100 million from school budgets and force teachers to pay more ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • From the archives: DeKalb County's brush with particle physics

    Had things turned out differently, the God particle could have been discovered somewhere under DeKalb County.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Feb. 3 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 ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Somonauk School District 432 Board moves to fill vacant seat

    SOMONAUK – The Somonauk School District 432 Board is expected to interview a crop of board member candidates at a special meeting Monday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • DeKalb senior home service provider to close

    DeKALB – Some 360 DeKalb County seniors will have to find a new service provider and 80 employees will be out of a job when Lutheran Social Services o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:16 pm
  • Sex assault investigation leads to DeKalb man’s arrest

    DeKALB – Police on Tuesday arrested a man they said sexually assaulted a child over a span of four months.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428’s Board OKs new elementary, middle school boundaries

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428’s Board members voted to implement new school boundaries for its eight elementary schools and two middle schools. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Critical Care – Day 3: Off medications, mentally ill can become danger to self, others

    DeKALB – Charlotte and Carl Lupton pushed hard against their bedroom door desperate to keep the man on the other side from getting in.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • 3 Aurora men wanted in connection with Somonauk burglary

    SOMONAUK – Police are seeking three Aurora men in connection with a scam to steal power tools from the garage of a Somonauk home in September.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Sycamore police to enforce safe driving Super Bowl weekend

    SYCAMORE – Police are buckling down on buckling up and will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Super Bowl weekend.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:12 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's narrow win sparks nervousness among supporters

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – Hillary Clinton emerged from Iowa with a razor-thin victory over Bernie Sanders — and a new round of nervous second-guessi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:56 pm
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