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  • Cuba to legalize small, medium-sized private businesses

    HAVANA – Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private ent ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Hawaii could be first state to put gun owners in federal database

    HONOLULU – Hawaii could become the first state in the U.S. to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial in sex case in Pennsylvania

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor.But 20 m ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Trump says he’s seeking donations on GOP request

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump holds his first presidential fundraisers this week. The events directly benefit his campaign, but he doesn’t see it that way.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Book World planning to open location in DeKalb shopping center

    DeKALB – After more than a year without a bookstore, one could be opening to the DeKalb area.Book Wo ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • May 25 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 ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Police continue to investigate bomb threat at Clinton Rosette Middle School

    DeKALB – Local police said they are sharing information with the Illinois State Police and FBI regarding a bomb threat that was called in Monday to a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • DeKalb police warn of power supplier phone scam

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a phone scam involving power companies.The calls attempt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 OKs impact fee reduction

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 board voted, 6-1, Tuesday to reduce the amount of impact fees it collects.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Social service providers join forces to help vulnerable DeKalb families

    DeKALB – With the end of the school year approaching, two dozen social service agencies teamed up Tuesday with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to help ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Illinois bill pushes for legal aid for juveniles in murder cases

    SPRINGFIELD – A lawyer would have to be present when police question juveniles younger than 15 in murder or sex offense investigations under a measure ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Family of teen, 15, shot by Chicago police in 2013 asks for FBI investigation

    CHICAGO – The family of a teenager shot to death by Chicago police in 2013 is asking for an FBI investigation after seeing surveillance video that cap ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Man found dead where FBI agents shot in suburban Chicago ID'd as parolee

    PARK FOREST – Authorities have identified a man found dead after two FBI agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a sub ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Family settles in WWII veteran's death shot by police with beanbag gun

    MARKHAM – Court documents show relatives of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who died after being shot with a beanbag gun by a police officer, who w ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Late-night diner to open in Sycamore in June

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to clarify that the diner planned for the space is not affiliated with the previous tenant, Riccardi's Re ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Reader Poll

    If a new bookstore opens in DeKalb, will you shop there?
    Yes, regularly
    Yes, occasionally
    Maybe rarely
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