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  • Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

    WASHINGTON – Americans broadly back tight regulations on commercial drone operators, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, as concerns about p ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Pakistan executes militants, bombards tribal areas

    ISLAMABAD – Pakistan hanged two convicted militants Friday in the country's first executions in years, while warplanes and ground forces pounded insur ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Australian woman arrested in the deaths of 8 children

    SYDNEY – An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

    DENVER – Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of America ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • DeKalb County Sheriff's Office releases new app, launches Facebook page

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott announced Friday that his office has a new Mobile Patrol public safety app, as well as a new Facebook page.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Dec. 20 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 ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Gov. Quinn names comptroller to replace Topinka

    CHICAGO – Outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn tapped a longtime member of his inner circle Friday to temporarily replace the late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 turns down resource officer grant

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb will turn down a $125,000 federal grant to hire another school resource officer because city and school leaders said they ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Local organizations join Wreaths Across America effort in DeKalb

    DeKALB – When Matthew Galloway enlisted in the U.S. Navy four years ago, he celebrated Christmas with his new family – his fellow service members.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • 2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision

    LOS ANGELES – When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing “The Interview” e ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Photos: Timberwolves 63, Royals 36

    Images from the basketball match-up on Friday. ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Gov. Quinn names comptroller to replace Judy Barr Topinka

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has named his budget chief as a short-term replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Dustbin fire damages DeKalb shop

    DeKALB – A fire that started in a dustbin at Premium Wood Products in DeKalb about 1 a.m. Friday caused $150,000 in damage, authorities said.
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Barack Obama declares 2014 'a breakthrough year for America'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Friday that 2014 has been "a breakthrough year for America," putting aside the fits and starts of the past 12 ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Hackers warn not to release 'The Interview' in any form

    NEW YORK – Hackers sent a new email Friday to Sony Pictures Entertainment, gloating over the studio's "wise" decision to cancel the release of "The In ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:08 pm
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