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  • ‘Right to Try’ measure raises issues of ethics, freedom

    SPRINGFIELD – Some doctors worry that an effort to grant terminally ill people more access to unproven drugs might offer them false hope or even be ha ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Tornado scatters debris far and wide

    HEBRON – The loan billing statement was a little muddy, but Jennifer Kowal could make out a full name and address.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • April 14 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 ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Hydrant flushing set through next week

    SYCAMORE – The city began flushing its fire hydrants Monday and will continue every weekday through April 23.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Feed’em Soup to host benefit for Fairdale

    DeKALB – Feed’em Soup will host a pasta bar benefit Thursday through Sunday to help those affected by the tornado that struck Fairdale.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Lou Gramm, the voice of Foreigner, to headline Corn Fest 2015

    DeKALB – Lou Gramm, the voice of Foreigner, will headline DeKalb Corn Fest 2015, which will be from Aug. 28 to Aug. 30 this summer.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Kirkland officials encouraging monetary donations

    KIRKLAND – When Dawn Geist arrived Monday morning at the Kirkland Fire Department, she was overwhelmed by the generosity of the community and the volu ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Sycamore panel votes on proposed dispensaries

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Planning Commission favors one of the proposed medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, but not the other.
    April 14, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Dash cam: Officer who shot black man told boss he ran away

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – The white South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man can be heard telling his sup ...
    April 13, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Earlville man charged with selling cocaine to police

    SYCAMORE – A 34-year-old Earlville man was being held Monday in DeKalb County Jail on $200,000 bond after police say he sold cocaine to undercover off ...
    April 13, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • U.S. budget deficit expanded slightly in fiscal first half

    WASHINGTON – The deficit through the first half of the budget year ran slightly above last year's pace, with the March imbalance up $16 billion over a ...
    April 13, 2015 - 1:50 pm
  • Southern California water agencies brace for water cutbacks

    LOS ANGELES – One of California's largest water providers is considering a proposal that would reduce the amount of water it delivers to more than two ...
    April 13, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Dinner with Ted and Heidi Cruz? That will cost $500K

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign is asking top allies to collect at least $500,000 each from their circle of friends and colleagues ...
    April 13, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • McCarthy backs Iran nuclear bill, lays out House plans

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration lobbied lawmakers Monday to persuade them not to pass any legislation that could hamper prospects for negotiatin ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Fairdale Tornado coverage

    At 7:15 p.m. on April 9, the rural DeKalb County community of Fairdale was hit by an EF 4 tornado th ...
    April 18, 2015 - 9:25 am
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