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  • Freddie Gray case: After officer acquittal, Baltimore residents negotiate hope for change

    BALTIMORE – It was supposed to be an open-and-shut case: The 25-year-old black man was healthy before his arrest, and arrived at the nearby station dy ...
    June 23, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Texas U. admissions can consider race, Supreme Court rules

    WASHINGTON – In a narrow victory for affirmative action, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a University of Texas program that takes account of race ...
    June 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • President Obama concedes Supreme Court tie means game over on immigration plan

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sought to reassure millions of immigrants in the U.S. illegally that he has no plans to deport them, while acknowl ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • IVT hosts summer teen workshop

    It's time to sign up for Indian Valley Theatre's 33rd annual Summer Tween/Teen Theater Workshop for teens entering seventh grade to graduating high sc ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • North Korea mobilizes on 200-day economic speed campaign

    WONSAN, North Korea – The bright red slogans hang from buses, government buildings and even some restaurants and gas stations, urging North Koreans to ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Trustees: Tiny rise in Social Security benefits next year

    WASHINGTON – Millions of Social Security beneficiaries would get a tiny increase in monthly payments next year – less than $2.50, about enough to buy ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • British politicians make final appeals in EU vote campaign

    LONDON – With Britain’s membership in the European Union on the line, campaigners from the prime minister on down blanketed the country Wednesday tryi ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Trump attacks Clinton, calls her 'world class liar'

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump launched a blistering attack Wednesday on Hillary Clinton’s record and character, slamming his presidential rival as a “world ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Ex-Speaker Hastert enters prison – now Inmate No. 47991-424

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert wheeled himself into a federal prison in Minnesota on Wednesday to serve his 15-month sentence in a ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Barn-B-Que for Adventure Works is Saturday

    The third annual Barn-B-Que for Adventure Works of DeKalb County, where they grill, gaze and FUNdraise, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at “The ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • DeKalb man sent to hospital after motorcycle crash

    DeKALB – A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after a loose dog caused the driver to swerve and injure his leg.
    June 22, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seek information on burned corn crib, stolen equipment

    EARLVILLE – Police are investigating a burned down corn crib in Earlville and the theft of John Deere farm equipment from a Hampshire home.
    June 23, 2016 - 4:35 pm
  • Youngest Bieberitz sentenced to 5 years in prison for 2008 sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – The last of three generations of men in the same family convicted of sexually abusing and assaulting young children was sentenced Wednesday ...
    June 27, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • DeKalb County home prices up in May as sales fell

    DeKALB – Homes prices in DeKalb County posted double-digit gains last month as the number of sales fell and inventory declined.
    June 22, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Crossing guard retires after 49 years with Sycamore School District 427

    SYCAMORE – Alice Bennett has more than 300 kids – or she at least knows that many whom she considers her own.
    June 23, 2016 - 12:02 am
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