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  • Ruling spurs hopes for redistricting changes

    WASHINGTON – Groups hoping to squeeze partisan politics out of how states shape congressional districts are hailing a Supreme Court decision that lets ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Pre-1940 remains found in Indiana archaeological site

    HOBART, Ind. – Authorities said human remains dating to before 1940 have been found at a proposed stone quarry archaeological site in northwestern Ind ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Prison chief, 11 others on leave after escape

    ALBANY, N.Y. – The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Christie promises blunt campaign, enters 2016 race

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. – A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the t ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Review board recommends firing of Chicago officer

    CHICAGO – For the first time in the nearly eight years since it was formed, the Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct has recommended tha ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Cops, athletes serve up Culver's in Sycamore for fundraiser

    SYCAMORE – Dexter Garland said he likes the feeling of swimming for the Special Olympics, and he has plenty of medals to prove it.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Another View: A Supreme victory for voters

    The Supreme Court has mostly avoided questions about gerrymandering, the practice of drawing otherwise irrational legislative district lines to the ad ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Another View: Texas governor goes 'Harry Potter'

    Gov. Greg Abbott flails with a desperate response to legal same-sex marriage.It looks like Gov. Greg ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Former NIU student faces probation in drug case

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old former Northern Illinois University student accused of dealing drugs from his dorm room in 2014 was sentenced Tuesday to time ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • July 1 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 ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Genoa library to host 4 music events next week

    GENOA – The Genoa Public Library, at 232 W. Main St., Genoa, will host four events next week for children and adults.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Family looks to rebuild Fairdale house for mother battling lung cancer

    FAIRDALE – Irene Clay was watching TV upstairs April 9 when her son-in-law told her to get in the basement because a tornado was heading their way.
    June 30, 2015 - 9:05 pm
  • Democrats propose 1-month state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner appeared ready Tuesday to reject a Democratic proposal aimed at keeping state services functioning ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Illinois budget impasse has DeKalb County agencies, NIU officials on edge

    DeKALB – Alan Phillips will be in Springfield today to testify before Illinois lawmakers about the effect the loss of the state funding will have on N ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Suspect in Malta heroin overdose case seeks jury trial

    SYCAMORE – A Rockford man charged with drug-induced homicide connection with in the 2013 heroin overdose death of a Malta man could go before a jury i ...
    June 30, 2015 - 6:11 pm
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