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  • Sycamore woman arrested again after police say she tried to stab son with drill

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman was held in DeKalb County jail without bond Tuesday after police say she tried to stab her son in the neck with a cordless ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list

    WASHINGTON – The White House says President Barack Obama is removing Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a key step in President Barack O ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • 4 from former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's staff subpoenaed in U.S. probe

    WASHINGTON – Congress said Tuesday it has been told at least four staffers who worked for former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock have been subpoenaed to te ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Chris Christie proposes overhaul of Social Security benefits

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie proposed pushing back the age of eligibility for Social Security and Medicare for fu ...
    April 14, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Obama offers Iraq $200M in humanitarian aid

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is offering Iraq $200 million in humanitarian aid to help those displaced by Islamic State militants.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Estate tax hits fewer than 1 percent of estates

    WASHINGTON – The federal estate tax inspires a lot of heated political rhetoric for a tax that very few people actually pay.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

    LAGOS, Nigeria – They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. And while t ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Plane skids off runway in Japan; about 20 injured

    TOKYO – An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people received minor injuries, officials s ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Police: North Carolina college shooting being investigated as hate crime

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting of a North Carolina community college worker as a possible hate crime.
    April 14, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 14

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 14, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • U.S. retail sales heat up in March; has big thaw arrived?

    WASHINGTON – Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, lifting retail sales for the first time ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • KSO to participate in Give Local DeKalb County

    On May 5, the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will be one of the organizations participating in Give Local DeKalb County.
    April 14, 2015 - 2:48 pm

    Spartz graduates from combat trainingArmy Pvt. Brendan D. Spartz has graduated from basic combat tra ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • DeKalb County hosting District Altrusa conference

    Leadership and growth is the overarching theme of a three-day conference planned for April 17-19, by the members of Altrusa International of DeKalb-Sy ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • We Care Pregnancy Clinic

    We Care Pregnancy Clinic helps women through the Earn While You Learn program. This program for expectant mothers and fathers includes classes on pren ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:31 am
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