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  • Remember and honor loved ones affected by cancer

    For the fifth consecutive year, the public is invited by the DeKalb County Relay For Life to come together to reflect on and remember loved ones who a ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Police reports for Dec. 5

    DeKalb city • Kyle A. Redmond, 21, of the 800 block of West Taylor Street, DeKalb, was charged Tues ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Judge orders Michigan election recount to begin at noon Monday

    DETROIT – Michigan must begin its presidential recount at noon Monday, a federal judge ruled in a late-night order that could make it more likely the ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Chaos erupts as Iraq delivers aid to Mosul

    MOSUL, Iraq – Chaos erupted in eastern Mosul on Sunday when hundreds of civilians overwhelmed aid trucks distributing food and water.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, includes teens

    OAKLAND, Calif. – The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party climbed to 33 on Sunday as firefighters pa ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Police bust underage drinking party near Genoa

    GENOA – Police broke up an underage drinking party Friday night at a home near Genoa after getting an anonymous tip.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Sheriff's deputies make 7 DUI arrests in Thanksgiving crackdown

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office released enforcement numbers from Nov. 14 to 27 as part of its annual Click It or Ticket mobilization to ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Police investigate robbery, beating in NIU parking lot

    DeKALB – Police are investigating after a man reported that three men beat him and robbed him in a parking lot Saturday morning on the Northern Illino ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Experts warn of mental health woes as wildfires ravage South

    ATLANTA – When U.S. Forest Ranger Jody Bandy confronted the man in the Pisgah National Forest, he said he’d been at the nearby wildfire and “couldn’t ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • U.S. government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Another year of financial uncertainty looms for Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Homeless shelters in Illinois and low-income college students who rely on state funds are facing another year of financial uncertainty a ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • State wire briefs

    U of Illinois chancellor reviews emergency plansURBANA – University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Jo ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Ellwood House Museum in DeKalb hosts Holiday Open House

    As a child growing up in Sycamore, Karen Erlandson visited the Ellwood House Museum every December with her family for the museum’s Holiday Traditions ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Field artillery unit in Sycamore bids farewell to Capt. Ryan Colmone

    SYCAMORE – For the past 13 months, Capt. Ryan Colmone has led the battery stationed at the National Guard armory in Sycamore. On Saturday morning, the ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • DeKalb County snow photos: Dec. 4

    Check out our photo gallery of reader-submitted snow photos from the Dec. 4 snow storm in DeKalb County
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Did you enjoy the first snowfall of the year?