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  • Car crashes into northern Illinois church, injuring 6

    GRAYSLAKE – A car crashed through the front doors of a Grayslake church hosting a donation drive for a food pantry. Six people were hospitalized with ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Number of Chicago heroin overdoses hits 74 in 3 days

    CHICAGO – Authorities in Chicago say a recent rise in heroin overdoses is continuing to climb.Fire D ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that ki ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Americans’ lament after Oregon college shooting

    The news from Oregon was grim enough in isolation – nine people shot dead at a community college. For many Americans it was all the sadder as a remind ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Vatican upends Davis affair with news of audience with gays

    VATICAN CITY – The Vatican turned the tables on the Kim Davis affair Friday: Not only did it distance Pope Francis from her claims that he endorsed he ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • East Coast likely to dodge hurricane

    Millions along the East Coast breathed a little easier Friday after forecasters said Hurricane Joaquin would probably veer out to sea. But a freakishl ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Elmwood Cemetery walk planned for Sunday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore History Museum’s annual Heritage Cemetery Walk, “Etched in Stone,” is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Safe Passage to host vigil in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Safe Passage, a nonprofit domestic violence and rape crisis center, is hosting a “Pieces to Peace” vigil at 6 p.m. Monday at First Congregati ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Call it ‘Heavy Metal’

    MALTA – Local high-schoolers were part of Friday’s third annual Heavy Metal Tour.But don’t worry par ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Shabbona man faces child pornography charges

    DeKALB – A Shabbona man was jailed Friday after police said they searched his home and found evidence he had been storing and distributing child porno ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Police: DeKalb man was asleep behind wheel with gun

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man faces charges of driving under the influence after police said they found him asleep behind the wheel with a pistol strapped to ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College release crime stats

    DeKALB – Annual crime information Northern Illinois University reported to the federal government this week reveals upticks in drug- and alcohol-relat ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • DeKalb’s Cindy Crawford

    Before Cindy Crawford graced runways and magazines such as Playboy and Cosmopolitan, she toiled under the hot summer sun in DeKalb County cornfields.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Hillary Clinton pledges to fight NRA on gun rights after shooting

    DAVIE, Fla. – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will fight for stricter gun controls following this week's deadly mass ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • AP sources: Education Secretary Arne Duncan stepping down

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Arne Duncan, who followed President Barack Obama to Washington to serve as his education secretary, announced Friday he will step do ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:19 pm
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