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  • NIU officials: Bomb threat a hoax

    DeKALB – Students, faculty and staff at Northern Illinois University were evacuated to the Convocation Center after a bomb threat was made about 6 p.m ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader Barbara Byrd-Bennett charged with corruption

    CHICAGO – The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools was indicted on corruption charges Thursday following a federal investigation into a $20 million no ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • Authorities abandon murder charge against 1 in shooting

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors decided to charge only one man with first-degree murder after a fatal shooting in DeKalb, in which two people were arrested.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker

    WASHINGTON – In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday withdrew his candidacy for speaker of the U.S. House.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Hillary Clinton server hack attempts came from China, Korea, Germany

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of emails from her stint as secret ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Rupert Murdoch suggests Obama isn't 'real black president'

    NEW YORK – The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash followin ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent

    NEW YORK – Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth an ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • The House at 316 a tradition in Maple Park neighborhood

    MAPLE PARK – When a sporting goods store was going out of business a few years ago in DeKalb, Hank Hockey saw an opportunity to pick up some deals on ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:14 am
  • Only small salary bumps likely for some elected DeKalb County officials

    DeKALB -- Several of the county's elected officials didn't get raises last election cycle, and county board members say they would be hard-pressed to ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:11 am
  • 2 charged with murder in DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two men are accused of first-degree murder after an attempt to rob a drug dealer ended with a fatal shooting, DeKalb police said.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • Sycamore Spartans think beach for homecoming parade

    SYCAMORE – Austin Bockman and Brittany Moudy had a difficult task Wednesday: Combine a day at the beach with the world of the Sycamore High School eng ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Lawsuit seeks to halt University Village redevelopment

    DeKALB – Two local property owners want a judge to halt any redevelopment at the University Village apartment complex until it is determined whether t ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:46 am
  • Photos: Sycamore Homecoming Parade

    Spartan celebrate homecoming week. ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Ben Carson defends his comment on mass shootings

    NEWARK, N.J. – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is defending his comments that he would try to overwhelm a shooter and "would not just sta ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • 2 face murder charges after DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two suspects are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old DeKalb man Tuesday during a drug deal at 817 Pleasant St. ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:08 am
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