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  • Illinois could allow dogs to comfort courtroom witnesses

    GURNEE – Illinois could soon become one of the few states with a law governing the use of specially trained dogs in courtrooms to comfort child victim ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Illinois watches water rise, braces for more rain

    MEREDOSIA – Clear weather Saturday gave Illinois a chance to start drying out, but the effects of a week of consistent rain were still being felt and ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

    WASHINGTON – Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide Friday as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Social media causes academic freedom concern

    DeKALB – David Gunkel thinks that businesses and universities need to formalize social media policies and soon. 
    June 28, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Sandwich Fair to consider reducing cash-prize value, entertainment budget

    SANDWICH – The Sandwich Fair should go off without a hitch despite looming state budget cuts, fair board President Larry Dannewitz said.
    June 29, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • In North Korea, war anniversary is climax of anti-US fervor

    SUSAN-RI, North Korea – June is something like Hate America Month in North Korea.Officially, it’s ca ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Beheading, attack at U.S. factory in France; suspect detained

    SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France – A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois mom accused of killing daughter gets support

    ROLLING MEADOWS – A Schaumburg woman charged with killing her daughter in a botched murder-suicide attempt has received an outpouring of sympathy, acc ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • 1 escaped murderer fatally shot in NY woods, other is on run

    MALONE, N.Y. – One of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape from an upstate maximum-security prison three weeks ago was shot and killed b ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Obama delivers unvarnished race lecture at eulogy

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – President Barack Obama used his eulogy for a slain pastor to deliver an unvarnished lecture on America’s racial history Friday, and ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Marriage ruling means Illinois couples recognized elsewhere

    CHICAGO – For Illinois residents, the most immediate impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide is that same-sex c ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • June 27 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 ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds indicted on tax charges

    CHICAGO – A former U.S. congressman from Illinois who has been in legal trouble before is in legal trouble again — this time for allegedly not filing ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Video game camp teaches young girls coding

    DeKALB – When 11-year-old Vani Subramony grows up, she wants to be an engineer or video game designer.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Genoa council to talk changes to vicious dog ordinance

    GENOA – The Genoa City Council will discuss proposed revisions to strengthen the city's vicious dog ordinance at a Committee of the Whole meeting at 7 ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
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