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  • Anti-crime group targets 'sweepstakes' machines

    CHICAGO – An anti-crime group in Illinois launched a campaign Thursday to eradicate unregulated casino-like kiosks in bars and other venues that mimic ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Fairview Cemetery cleanup deadline set

    DeKALB – Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb is asking people to remove all grave decorations by Halloween as part of its fall cleanup. Officials from th ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Oct. 17 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 ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner school counting differs

    SPRINGFIELD – Whether education funding in Illinois rose or fell under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn depends on whose money you’re talking about, and duri ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • 22-year-old accused of arson, burglary

    SANDWICH – A 22-year-old Montgomery man accused of arson and burglary was sitting in jail Thursday afternoon on $250,000 bond, authorities said.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Prison sentence issued in Sandwich drug case

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man is heading to prison after admitting he tried to sell cocaine in August 2012, court records show.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • South Prairie PTO planning family walk fundraising event

    SYCAMORE – South Prairie Elementary School’s PTO is trying out a new fundraiser format this year in hopes of pulling in more cash for its budget.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb Senior Center takes spelling bee

    DeKALB – Spelling the word geosynchronous to win DeKalb County’s community spelling bee was a cinch for 68-year-old Cheryl Clayton.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • With foxes scarce, hunting clubs target coyotes

    BRIDGEWATER, Conn. – American fox-hunting is a sport so steeped in tradition that riders still wear ties and blazers and cry out “Tally ho!” at the si ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • 2014 a busy year for development in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Breakthrough moments were highlighted at the State of the County dinner Thursday, including those of local businesses, Northern Illinois Univ ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Comet buzzing Mars on Sunday

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Neighborhood changed from proposal quickly

    The University Village housing complex that exists today is vastly different from what developers imagined more than 40 years ago.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • DeKalb County police start training to use heroin antidote

    SYCAMORE –Area police officers began training this week to administer Narcan, a heroin and opiate antidote that can save an overdosing patient.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • University Village residents say they like their home, but feel stigmatized

    DeKALB – Keyana Williams maneuvers her feet around a whirling jump rope outside her apartment in University Village.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Republicans press for Ebola travel ban

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans demanded a travel ban from Ebola-ravaged West Africa Thursday, calling it the only sure way to protect Americans from t ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 4:27 pm
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