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  • South Carolina dad accused of killing 5 kids has McHenry County record

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina man accused of killing his five children was an ex-convict whose homes were visited by social workers a dozen time ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Residents gather in remembrance at 9/11 ceremony in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Talon Joynt first learned about the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks when he was 4 years old, and he’s had a deep respect for firefighters ever since.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Sycamore resident helping to boost butterflies

    SYCAMORE – Janet Giesen hopes her raising and releasing of 17 monarch butterflies makes some sort of impact on the world around her.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • NIU enrollment decline smallest in five years

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University senior Joe Palmer thinks students seem more energized across campus since he started school there three years ag ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Camp Power builds relationships between police, kids at University Village

    DeKALB – To DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery, a picture of a police officer holding hands with a child embodies what happened at University Village thi ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Sept. 11 police reports

    Lashondra L. Owens, 20, of the 500 block of Edward Street, Sycamore, was charged Sunday, Aug. 24, with fighting.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Third Street railroad crossing to close today

    DeKALB – The Union Pacific railroad track crossing on Third Street in downtown DeKalb will close at 8 a.m. today.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Photos: 9/11 Tribute Events

    Photos of Talon Joynt's and DeKalb's tribute events. ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 7:06 pm
  • Utah teacher accidentally shoots self in leg at school

    SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah elementary school teacher who was carrying a concealed firearm at school accidentally shot herself in the leg when the weapon ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers push plan for police cameras

    SPRINGFIELD – Two Illinois lawmakers on Thursday pushed for a hike in traffic and other fines to raise money for police body cameras and dashboard cam ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 3:39 pm
  • George McCaskey: Goodell is "a man of integrity"

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    Sept. 11, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Man killed by falling tree in western Illinois

    ROODHOUSE – A 19-year-old man cutting down trees in a rural area in western Illinois was killed when he was struck by a falling tree, authorities said ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • U of Illinois trustees won't hire professor after remarks deemed anti-Semitic

    URBANA – University of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • 4 Reasons shoppers will shrug off Home Depot hack

    NEW YORK – Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment rise to 315K

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the trend in benefit applications in the past month remained low.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 11:06 am
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