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  • Speech, reflection close week of remembering Martin Luther King Jr. at NIU

    DeKALB – The Rev. Leroy Mitchell said the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. is powerful for him because it reminds him of his late father, who taught h ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Black Americans weep for Obama era, uncertain futures

    WASHINGTON – On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country’s first black president, many black Americans wept.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • Doctors consider allowing 41st President George H.W. Bush to breathe on his own

    HOUSTON – Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered Thursday whether to take out a breathing tube while his wife, Ba ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • U.S. bombers strike 2 Islamic State camps in Libya

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, killing more than 80 fighters in an unusual mission ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Washington, D.C., welcomes Trump ahead of inauguration

    WASHINGTON – With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington, D.C., on Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguratio ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • U.S. court cites right to gun-range use, tosses Chicago limits

    CHICAGO – The city of Chicago is grappling with another in a series of defeats in its bid to regulate guns and tamp down gun violence, this time after ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:38 am
  • Photos: DeKalb Chamber of Commerce annual dinner and awards

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce announced the Business of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, and Hall of Fame Inductees at its Annual Celebration Dinner on ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:18 am
  • Firefighter from St. Charles accused of DUI in fatal crash free on bond

    SYCAMORE – A firefighter and paramedic accused of drunken driving in connection with a four-vehicle crash that killed a DeKalb High School student was ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:33 am
  • Cheers and ceremony: Trump sweeps in for his big day

    WASHINGTON – Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday for three days of inaugural festivities and quick ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • Accused DUI driver in crash that killed DeKalb teen held on $1 million bond

    SYCAMORE – A St. Charles man accused of drunk driving in connection with the crash that killed a DeKalb High School student is being held on $1 millio ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Lack of Latinos in Trump's Cabinet draws ire for 'setback'

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:02 pm
  • Obama commutes 330 drug sentences

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he's c ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 2:06 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • Rick Perry says he regrets call to eliminate Energy Department

    WASHINGTON – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, said Thursday he regrets his infamous ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • U.S. jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than 43 years, another sign that most ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:27 am
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