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  • Sept. 30 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 ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Sycamore sober living home could open by year’s end

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s sober living home for men at 491 E. State St., Sycamore, has a few housekeeping items left, but should be fully operational ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • 3M to break ground on expansion Thursday

    DeKALB – 3M will break ground on its $40 million expansion project Thursday. “We are pleased that th ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • DeKalb mum on plans to fill 7th Ward seat

    DeKALB – City leaders have yet to announce how the soon-to-be vacated DeKalb 7th Ward City Council seat will be filled.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Police training canceled because of Illinois budget crisis

    CHICAGO – Police departments across Illinois say the state budget stalemate has left them struggling to provide necessary training to officers on ever ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • AP fact check: Math in Donald Trump's tax plan doesn't always add up

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump touts his tax overhaul plan as a boon for middle-income Americans, but it would also be ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • House Republicans advance bill to undo health law

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans advanced legislation Tuesday to dismantle President Barack Obama's health law that could actually reach the president's ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • U.S. home prices rise steadily in July, lifted by higher sales

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose at a solid pace in July, as would-be buyers competed for a diminished supply of available housing.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Business seeks nominations for outstanding citizen award

    Bill White’s C.A.R. Hospital Inc. is accepting nominations for its 2015 Outstanding Citizen Award, which will recognize a local citizen for their cont ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber Vew: Challenges make us better

    Is it better for the Huskies to play teams that are lesser opponents (although no coach would ever call them that) and rack up wins or play difficult ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-House Speaker Hastert lawyers talking possible plea deal

    CHICAGO – A possible plea agreement is being negotiated in the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, attorneys told a judge Mon ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

    WASHINGTON – A chaotic scramble is on to fill the top GOP jobs in the House following Speaker John Boehner’s surprise resignation. Now the same conser ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • NASA: Mars appears to have flowing water

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Obama, Putin open talks on differences over Syria

    UNITED NATIONS – With a stony-faced handshake, U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday began their first formal mee ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Another View: Another housing finance system

    It has been seven years since the U.S. government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to prevent those two mortgage-finance giants from collapsing an ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:34 pm
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