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  • $75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say

    UNION – Police are investigating the theft of about $75,000 worth of Grateful Dead memorabilia that were awaiting transfer to its owners from a huge A ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with aggravated domestic battery curses during his court appearance

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man charged with aggravated battery apologized to the judge after he cursed during his video appearance Monday morning from DeKalb ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • After long wait, Keslinger Bridge reopens

    DeKALB – On Monday, local officials celebrated the reopening of the Keslinger Road bridge in Afton Township almost seven years after it collapsed.
    May 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Rifkin's lawyer files motion to suppress defendant's statements

    SYCAMORE – Andrew Rifkin’s attorney Bruce Brandwein filed a motion Monday to suppress some of the statements made by the former Northern Illinois Univ ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Tree limb to blame for outage

    SYCAMORE – Around 5 p.m. May 17, Marilyn Christle had a surprise during her otherwise quiet Sunday: She unexpectedly lost electricity at her residence ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • DeKalb public transportation a concern for residents

    DeKALB – Concerns, thoughts and suggestions about the region’s public transportation and freight train system were heard Monday by Illinois Department ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • May 18 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 ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • TAILS unveils dog exercise space

    DeKALB – When TAILS Humane Society raised about $70,000 at one evening event, Michelle Groeper knew exercising the shelter dogs in the winter was abou ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Local officials, educators, college graduates and business owners offer DeKalb County high school graduates advice

    DeKALB – Cam Rosenfeld wasn’t sure what to do next after completing a GED program a few years ago.Bu ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • U of Illinois President Timothy Killeen: Cuts may be less than proposed

    URBANA – In his first day on the job, new University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen said Monday that he is optimistic state-budget cuts will no ...
    May 18, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal forms presidential exploratory committee

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal took another step toward running for president Monday, announcing the formation of an exploratory commi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Appeals court sides with Google in anti-Muslim film case

    SAN FRANCISCO – A federal appeals court panel should not have forced YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Illinois marijuana industry pins hopes on skeptical governor

    CHICAGO – Advocates of Illinois' troubled medical marijuana experiment hope to reassure investors by pushing to have lawmakers extend it beyond 2017, ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • DeKalb County spelling champ appears on WGN-TV

    Nolan Bunger, winner of the DeKalb County Spelling Bee, will be participating in a televised mock spelling bee airing on WGN at 6:45 a.m. today.
    May 18, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Obama puts stricter controls on military-style for police

    WASHINGTON – Nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is prohibiting the federal government f ...
    May 18, 2015 - 8:17 am
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