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  • State police to use safety checks, roving patrols over holiday weekend

    A projected 33 million drivers will be on the roadways nationwide over the holiday week, the most in 10 years, according to the American Automobile As ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • DeKalb Park District Board, ComEd talk tree and power line maintenance

    DeKALB – A new ComEd representative met Thursday with the DeKalb Park District Board to discuss best practices going forward with power line and tree ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Huntley-based U.S. Postal Service mail carriers mourn former Union man slain in Genoa

    HUNTLEY – Huntley-based mail carriers delivered a special salute to a fallen colleague Thursday. A f ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • County home prices up as inventory slump continues

    DeKALB – With fewer properties on the market, homes prices increased last month.Home sales in DeKalb ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • DeKalb on Fortune 100 company's radar

    DeKALB – A top company is examining the city as a possible location for a 987,000-square-foot facility that would bring about 300 jobs to the area and ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby: 6 Baltimore officers indicted in Freddie Gray's death

    BALTIMORE – All six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray were indicted by a grand jury, a prosecutor said Thursday.
    May 21, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

    NEW YORK – The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Whites moving to Detroit, city that epitomized white flight

    DETROIT – Whites are moving back to the American city that came to epitomize white flight, even as blacks continue to leave for the suburbs and the ci ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • U.S. home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices, a trend that could weigh on the recoverin ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Mother's Day Lottery ticket earns Mom $4 million

    DES PLAINES – A winning Illinois Lottery ticket made Mother's Day a lot greener than Priti Shah expected.
    May 21, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • State House advances plan to change Cook County pensions

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers are again considering a plan to overhaul Cook County’s pension system that could trim some workers’ benefits, despite ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Tax policy groups support services tax in report

    SPRINGFIELD – Two tax policy organizations with distinct views have released a joint report explaining why taxing more consumer services would help st ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • DeKalb City Council meets to discuss proposed tax hikes

    DeKALB – Fitness should be encouraged, not discouraged. An amusement tax would be a disincentive for community members trying to be well, according to ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Islamic State seizes ancient town of Palmyra

    BEIRUT – Islamic State extremists captured the ancient Syrian town of Palmyra after government defense lines there collapsed Wednesday, a stunning tri ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • New GOP lawmakers push for term limits

    SPRINGFIELD – A group of freshmen Republican legislators is pushing for term limits, saying gridlock in the Illinois Legislature is a sign the status ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:58 pm
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