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  • Obama tamps down prospect of Syria strikes

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying “we don’t have a strategy y ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Daughter: Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

    NEW YORK – Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital of ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Governor hopefuls rip each other on hiring, taxes

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor sharpened their attacks on each other Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn saying Bruce Rauner’s plan to tax s ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow ha ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • DeKalb's annual Corn Fest set to pop

    All about Corn FestActivities• Vintage auto show Autofest, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, City Hall• ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Event benefits Sycamore Civil War statue restoration

    SYCAMORE – Michael Kraus was pleasantly surprised to see the state of the DeKalb County Civil War monument, although he still has work ahead of him.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Aug. 28 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 ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • DeKalb woman accused of breaking infant’s arm arraigned

    SYCAMORE – Christina Timm smiled at her husband when she entered the courtroom Thursday on allegations she broke her infant daughter’s arm.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • ComEd to clear vegetation near power lines

    DeKALB – ComEd contractors will be clearing vegetation today near high voltage lines between First Street and Bethany Road.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • DeKalb-Sycamore swim team competes after coach's arrest

    DeKALB – All 24 girls on the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim team raised their hands when DeKalb School District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller asked who ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Sycamore man accused of burglary spree

    SYCAMORE — A 20 year-old Sycamore man accused of breaking into a home and stealing various items from five cars told police he was drunk the night the ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • White House preps legal case for immigration shift

    WASHINGTON – With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Judge hears allegations against Chicago officer

    CHICAGO – Prosecutors say a veteran Chicago police commander accused of misconduct chased a suspect into an abandoned home, stuck a gun down his throa ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species — includi ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

    DENVER – Researchers who examined air pollution along northern Colorado's Front Range said they were surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-cau ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:54 am
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