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  • Nov. 17 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 ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Sycamore City Council reaches consensus on plan to freeze the property tax levy

    SYCAMORE – City Council members came to a consensus that the city manager’s plan to freeze the property tax levy for the sixth straight year is the be ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb County road crews ready for winter weather

    DeKALB – With thousands of tons of salt at their disposal, officials watching over DeKalb County’s roads say they are ready for whatever this winter b ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • DeKalb County's Fixin Feral Felines are stray-cat saviors

    SYCAMORE – Almost every night, Jane Kosek feeds a group of seven feral cats at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park near Sycamore in hopes of eventually ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb couple accused of sexually assaulting a teen in Cortland

    SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb residents remained in DeKalb County Jail on Monday on allegations that they sexually assaulted a teenager in May, authorities sa ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Feed My Starving Children meal tally tops 1 million

    SYCAMORE – By midday Saturday, Greg Howells knew the Feed My Starving Children mobile packing event he and three others were hosting wasn’t going to j ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Blase Cupich to be installed as new Chicago archbishop

    CHICAGO – The process of installing a bishop as the new spiritual leader of more than 2 million Catholics will begin with a knock on a door.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in th ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Illinois State University solar car team preparing for Abu Dhabi race

    NORMAL (AP) – The Illinois State University solar car team is ready to make its comeback after losing its vehicle in a July fire and having to withdra ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:59 pm
  • 2 GOP presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

    WASHINGTON – Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bush extend ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Woman reportedly attacked at Algonquin Commons

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department is investigating an incident involving a woman who described being attacked by three people Friday in the ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices

    NEW YORK – Planes are full. Passengers clamor for amenities. Investors want a payout. New planes are on order.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Nebraska hospital: Surgeon with Ebola, Martin Salia, has died

    OMAHA, Neb. – A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospita ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • U.S. factory output increases 0.2 pct in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Study suggests genetic link for male homosexuality

    CHICAGO – A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 8:27 am
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