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  • USA Today owner Gannett bids more than $388 million for Tribune

    NEW YORK – Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the o ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • Up to 250 U.S. military personnel headed to Syria

    AERZEN, Germany – President Barack Obama will send an additional 250 military personnel to Syria to help local forces fighting the Islamic State group ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Ohio AG: Slayings of 8 ‘pre-planned execution’

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The slayings of eight family members in rural southern Ohio were sophisticated, planned executions, authorities said Sunday, as they ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Illinois seeks to limit use of solitary confinement

    SPRINGFIELD – Brian Nelson’s years in solitary confinement left him terrified of other people, and he said he still can taste the concrete dust from h ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Gunman wounds 2 outside Wis. prom; killed by police

    ANTIGO, Wis. – An 18-year-old man opened fire with a high-powered rifle outside of a high school prom in northern Wisconsin, wounding two students bef ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Clinton, Trump stream ahead as rivals show signs of fading

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump surged Sunday toward another round of pivotal presidential primaries as their party leaders faced ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Suburban Chicago pastor charged with sex abuse of child

    ST. CHARLES – Prosecutors said a suburban Chicago pastor has been charged with sexually abusing a child at his church in North Aurora.
    April 24, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • White House poised to release secret pages from 9/11 inquiry

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration likely soon will release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that m ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:33 pm
  • G-K Supt. Burgess named a leader of distinction

    DeKALB – The Genoa-Kingston school district's leader is a superintendent of distinction, the state board of education declared as it honored him last ...
    April 27, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • State overpaid DeKalb County entities more than $686K in replacement taxes

    DeKALB – Taxing bodies in DeKalb County were collectively overpaid more than $686,000 from the Illinois Personal Property Replacement Tax because of a ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:34 pm
  • Sycamore teen collects used bicycles for Eagle Scout project

    DeKALB – Ryan Loitz’s used-bicycle drive was operating like a well-oiled machine Sunday, even if the bicycles weren’t.
    April 24, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Road to dismissal: Pay phone record convinces prosecutor of McCullough’s innocence

    SYCAMORE – By October 2015, the case against Jack McCullough hinged on a critical, unanswered question: Where was the pay phone he used to call Sycamo ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Road closed after semi-trailer hits utility pole in Sandwich

    SANDWICH –  Traffic on Somonauk Road between Chicago and Pine Roads was shut down after a semitruck and tanker filled with nitrogen crashed into a uti ...
    April 24, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Karate students earn blue belts

    Wolf and Maddie Cat provide a dynamic brother-sister combination punch when it comes to their dedication to Shotokan Karate as members of the Midwest ...
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kirkland Citizen of the Year nominations sought

    The Greater Kirkland Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Kirkland Citizen of the Year.
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
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