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  • At heart of Syria fears, some extremists returning home

    WASHINGTON – The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.Nemmouche is a Frenchman ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms

    WASHINGTON – The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one co ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • U of I facing scrutiny over job-offer decision

    URBANA – The University of Illinois is facing scrutiny as classes resume from some of its faculty, other academics and students over its decision to r ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • 20-year-old woman guilty in Joliet double murder

    JOLIET – A 20-year-old woman faces a mandatory life sentence after a judge found her guilty Friday of taking part in a grisly double murder in Joliet ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

    BELMAR, N.J. – Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the seco ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Aug. 29 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. 29, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Party police on patrol: Noise complaints among residents’ most-frequent calls

    DeKALB – If you’re planning a party, officials recommend letting your neighbors know – unless you want police knocking on your door.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Sycamore police break up underage drinking party

    SYCAMORE – Twenty 16- and 17-year-olds were ticketed this month after Sycamore police broke up a party in the 400 block of South Main Street, Sycamore ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Couple works to raise overdose awareness

    DeKALB – Malta resident Tom Jergens hopes to help at least one person this weekend with their Cornfest booth about drug overdose awareness.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Family needs help traveling for child’s heart surgery

    DeKALB – Between multiple hospital visits and phone calls from school officials, raising 6-year-old Jordan Ervin has been a daily struggle for DeKalb ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man arrested just before drug deal

    DeKALB – Police say they caught William J. Frederick just before he was going to sell drugs the Walgreens parking lot in DeKalb.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • 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
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