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  • Records: Illini athletics part of $1.5M program

    CHAMPAIGN – An open records request has found that 57 University of Illinois athletics employees, including coaches, administrators and wives, are par ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Actor Dick Van Dyke steps in to save his childhood home

    DANVILLE – Actor Dick Van Dyke is taking steps to save his childhood home in central Illinois, which was slated for demolition.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Kombucha makers ask feds for alcohol test

    DENVER – A tangy fermented tea called kombucha has moved from the natural foods aisle to the mainstream. But it’s also moved into the hot seat amid re ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Zimbabwe official: Dentist not wanted for killing lion

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe is no longer pressing for the extradition of James Walter Palmer, an American dentist who killed a well-known lion called ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Judge: Class-action status allowed in deaf inmates' lawsuit

    CHICAGO – Attorneys who brought a 2011 complaint alleging the Illinois Department of Corrections violated the constitutional rights of deaf inmates sa ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Running couple says ‘I do’ at Chicago Marathon

    CHICAGO – One couple ran away to get married ... at the Chicago Marathon.Stephanie Reinhart said she ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Illinois delegate candidates for 2016 emerge

    SPRINGFIELD – Nominating conventions for the 2016 presidential race are nearly a year away, but names of potential Illinois delegates to both the Repu ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Democratic debate a breakout chance for O'Malley, others

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O’Malley ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb curbside leaf collection begins Monday

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb’s 2015 leaf collection program will begin Monday.Trucks will pick up loo ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Sycamore Park District gets grant for natural area restoration work

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District plans to use a $42,800 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation for natural area restoration work at Sy ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Oct. 13 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 ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Changes could come for Royal Estates proposal in Hinckley

    HINCKLEY – Plans for the Royal Estates subdivision have faced a barrage of criticism and now its developers may be rethinking plans to bring the mix o ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Genoa mourns death of retired officer

    GENOA – Law enforcement and Genoa community members are mourning the death of retired Genoa police officer Kevin Heiser.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Breast cancer survivors look to promote dialogue year round

    DeKALB – After undergoing breast cancer treatment in 2005, Jane Stiles wanted to make sure women took proactive measures against breast cancer. 
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • 7th Ward Alderwoman Monica O’Learyofficially resigns council seat

    DeKalb – Seventh Ward Alderwoman Monica O’Leary has officially resigned from her spot on DeKalb’s City Council and Mayor John Rey is ready to move for ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:29 am
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