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  • Lawsuit: Denver man monopolizing Illinois marijuana industry

    CHICAGO – A colorful Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new medical marijuana industry in Illinois, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • DeKalb man faces weapons charges after showing gun

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon recently after an acquaintance took a gun from him and called police.
    May 19, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • State’s attorney: ‘No timetable’ for investigation in Genoa death

    DeKALB – Relatives of Jene Burno are preparing memorial services for him this week, but authorities have yet to determine whether there will be any ch ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Theme of Sycamore's Pumpkin Fest to be revealed

    SYCAMORE – The 54th annual Pumpkin Festival theme was submitted by an elementary school student in Sycamore and it includes the word “pumpkin.”
    May 19, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • DeKalb library expansion moves forward

    DeKALB – Starting Thursday, the entire lower level of the DeKalb library will be closed to the public as the next steps to the $25.3 million renovatio ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • DeKalb City Council to discuss trio of tax hike proposals

    DeKALB – City staff members have proposed tax increases on natural gas, an increase in the city’s home rule sales tax rate and a new amusement tax in ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Former DeKalb-Sycamore swim coach Leah Eames makes court appearance

    SYCAMORE – Former DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim coach Leah Eames appeared briefly in Judge Robert Pilmer's courtroom at the DeKalb County Courthouse in S ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Los Angeles City Council votes for $15 minimum wage

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum pay in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by ...
    May 19, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Lawsuit: Denver man monopolizing Illinois marijuana industry

    CHICAGO – A colorful Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new medical marijuana industry in Illinois, ...
    May 19, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxury

    NEW YORK – For Shannon Henderson, getting a cold or flu could be the difference between putting food on the table and going hungry.
    May 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • DeKalb officials propose tax hikes

    DeKALB – City staff members have proposed tax increases on natural gas, an increase in the city's home rule sales tax rate and a new amusement tax in ...
    May 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • DeKalb driver cited in fatal crash

    HAMPSHIRE – A DeKalb man was cited after his vehicle collided with a bicyclist on Monday afternoon, the Kane County Sheriff's office said Tuesday in a ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Court rejects State Dept. plan for release of Hillary Clinton emails

    WASHINGTON – A federal judge rejected the State Department's proposal to release portions of 55,000 pages of emails from former Secretary of State Hil ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:40 am
  • U.S. home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in nearly seven-and-a-half years, hinting at newfound momentum for ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Sycamore approves special use permit for county sober living home

    SYCAMORE – The City Council on Monday approved the county’s request to operate a sober living home out of 491 E. State St. and also entered into an in ...
    May 19, 2015 - 8:36 am
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