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  • Hospitals boost economy in ways other than tax revenue

    DeKALB – Local officials say the more than $400 million that KishHealth System pumped into the local economy in 2012 far outweighs the roughly $2.8 mi ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • First women move into Army platoon jobs

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Jury deliberations underway in DeKalb armed robbery case

    SYCAMORE – Jurors spent more than seven hours Tuesday considering the fate of 22-year-old Matteson man accused of robbing at gunpoint two DeKalb apart ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Picture This: Emotional aftermath

    The face that Tonda Ranken has in this photograph is one I know well.It’s the blank stare of grief that happens when so many thoughts are going throu ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Sycamore artists showcase ‘Faces Around Town’

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore artist Bill Mitchell’s dermatologist doesn’t know yet that there is a portrait of her on display in a long-vacant storefront windo ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • DeKalb council examines crime free housing performance

    DeKALB – City of DeKalb leaders continue to examine the Crime Free Housing Bureau’s impact on crime in the city’s rental properties.
    April 15, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • D-428 OKs early childhood center addition to middle school

    DeKALB – Huntley Middle School will add a younger set of students to its population.The District 42 ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • April 15 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 ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Study finds signs of brain changes in pot smokers

    NEW YORK – A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, researchers say ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa – For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on app ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    DAYTON, Ohio – On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: the government's Highway Trust Fund ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Farmers off to slow start planting corn crop

    ST. LOUIS – Most years about this time, northern Illinois farmer Monty Whipple, like so many Midwest growers, would be riding high in his monstrous pl ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Obama discusses immigration with faith leaders

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration laws wh ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

    Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died following a shootout with police days after the bombings. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 20, has pleaded not guilty to federal charges ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • DeKalb shuts out Yorkville, 4-0

    Images from Tuesday's game. ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:12 pm
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