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  • Trump University staff included drug trafficker, child molester

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump said he hand-picked only the best to teach success at Trump University. But dozens of those hired by the company had checker ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Health law consumers face least choice in program's history

    WASHINGTON – Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama’s law will have less choice next year than any time since the ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Kirk, Duckworth participate in first televised Senate debate

    SPRINGFIELD – In a debate packed with testy exchanges, Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk ribbed Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s family history of ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Police: Accidental gunshot leads to DeKalb's largest psychedelic drug bust

    SYCAMORE – Police said a DeKalb man whose AK-47 rifle accidentally went off led them to a hallucinogenic drug lab.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Winners named in Sycamore Pumpkin Festival decorating contest

    SYCAMORE – A “Tom and Jerry” pumpkin display by Tiffany Heath was selected as the 2016 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival’s Pick of the Patch, and dozens of ot ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Charles Ridulph reflects on life after sister's homicide

    SYCAMORE – Charles Ridulph decided to start writing a book Dec. 15, after once again contemplating the “what-ifs.”
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • DeKalb County state's attorney candidates spar over plea deals

    GENOA – Republican challenger Rick Amato criticized incumbent DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack for being too lenient on felony crimes du ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Kathleen Madigan bringing humor to Egyptian stage

    Comedian Kathleen Madigan has traveled all over the world, performing internationally at festivals and theaters in Ireland, England and Australia.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach sets auditions for 'Hairspray'

    Stage Coach Players has scheduled auditions for its production of the musical “Hairspray.”Auditions ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • French authorities declare the Calais migrant camp empty

    CALAIS, France (AP) — The grim camp known as "the jungle," a symbol of Europe's failure to come to grips with its crisis over asylum seekers, is no mo ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • IS driving hundreds into Mosul, using them as human shields

    QAYARA, Iraq – Islamic State militants have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint on a mileslong trek into t ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Opponents emerge against Illinois road fund ballot question

    CHICAGO – The first question on Illinois’ ballots in the next month’s election isn’t for president or senator, but a constitutional amendment aimed at ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Trump: I'll run America like my business; Clinton: Let's not

    WASHINGTON – His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesd ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Rockford man faces felony charges after DeKalb County police chase

    SYCAMORE – A Rockford man who sped away from police in a stolen car during a traffic stop in August remained in jail Thursday on $25,000 bond after be ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
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