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  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    TEQUESTA, Fla. – Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Trump continues to dangle 3rd party prospect

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is running for president as a Republican, and he says that won’t change – so long as he’s “treated fairly.”
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Gov. halts payment of video gambling profits

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Illinois municipalities that host video gambling in bars and restaurants won’t get their cut of profits from the machines until th ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Rauner praises vote to block pay increase

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • DeKalb Park District celebrates 80th anniversary with special activities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a variety of special events Friday through Tuesday. 
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Sycamore registration begins next week

    SYCAMORE – Express registration for Sycamore High School will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 in the main gym at the school, 427 Spartan Trai ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics to close DeKalb store by Nov. 5

    DeKALB – After 40 years in the city, Jo-Ann Fabrics plans to close its DeKalb location by Nov. 5.Kri ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Kishwaukee Hospital to host Latch On breast-feeding event

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee Hospital’s Breastfeeding Center will host a Latch On event Saturday.  “Latch-on ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 tax abatement talks continue

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 Board has looked over the preliminary draft of its plan for tax abatement restructuring.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Informal and formal milk sharing options available in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Geness Juraska is happy to share what she doesn’t need with other mothers, including her extra breast milk.
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Greyhound service comes to NIU

    DeKALB – Students attending Northern Illinois University this fall will have another option for traveling to the university from Chicago and from poin ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Police arrest woman in connection with DeKalb apartment fire

    SYCAMORE – A request to reduce bond was denied Tuesday for an Evergreen Park woman who prosecutors say started a fire at her boyfriend's DeKalb apartm ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:51 pm
  • Mumps outbreak centered at U of Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – More than two-thirds of the state's 73 known cases of mumps are in Champaign County, according to the Illinois Department of Public H ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Obama addresses Republican criticism of Iran nuke deal

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their a ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • State retirees contacted about working if strike

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has been contacting retired state employees to determine if they're willing to come back on ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:06 pm
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