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  • Judge: Nicholle Martinez’s statements fair game in DeKalb stabbing case

    SYCAMORE – Nicholle Martinez’s statement that she thought she should see an attorney during a police interview wasn’t enough for DeKalb County Presidi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Lawyer says Ernie Banks worth $16,000, judge demands details

    CHICAGO – A probate judge requested details about Ernie Banks' assets after an attorney for his former caregiver said the Hall of Famer had just $16,0 ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade

    WASHINGTON – Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen s ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Survey: Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014

    WASHINGTON – Even as it faces another Supreme Court challenge, President Barack Obama's health care law has steadily reduced the number of uninsured A ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Learn about teen volunteering at hospital

    A meeting is planned for area high school students and their parents to learn more about Teen Age Group Service (TAGS) at Kishwaukee Hospital.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • A behind-the-scenes look at security in the Mall of America

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Mall of America has provided a rare glimpse into security at the nation's busiest shopping center after an online video purpo ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Some details about a Homeland Security shutdown

    WASHINGTON – Spending for the Homeland Security Department expires Friday at midnight if Congress doesn't act before then. With lawmakers at loggerhea ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Janet Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the Federal Reserve remains patient in deciding when to start raising interest rates ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Local investment planners headed to conference

    Chris Eller and Eric Arkins will join more than 200 of their fellow representatives at the Investment Centers of America Inc. national educational con ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • 3M awards stethoscopes to KC nursing students

    Five first-year nursing students at Kishwaukee College were the recipients of Littmann stethoscopes from the Community Support Group at 3M. Jon Pruitt ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore lawyer pens article in Illinois Bar Journal

    Heather M. Fritsch, a sole practitioner in Sycamore, is the author of “The Top 10 Things to Do Before Your First Residential Real Estate Transaction,” ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • McGraths support NIU entrepreneurship programs

    Northern Illinois University has received a transformative gift from Michael and Kristina McGrath in support of entrepreneurship programs in the NIU C ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Man runs from home as train derails nearby, engulfs property

    ANSTED, W.Va. – Morris Bounds Sr. wanted to make sure his home was tidy when his wife was let out of the hospital, so he cleaned the kitchen and vacuu ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Huntley official lobbies against Genoa for stalled Amtrak project

    HUNTLEY – Genoa isn’t the only community lobbying state officials about a stalled proposal to extend Amtrak service from Chicago to Rockford.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Lawmakers form school shootings task force

    CHICAGO – A task force of Illinois lawmakers looking at ways to prevent school shootings by helping mentally ill children before they lash out violent ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:01 pm
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