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  • Icy roads cause several crashes with injuries

    The driver of a 2008 Ford pickup was taken to St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford after he lost control in the snow early Tuesday and overturned on ...
    NEW: Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • DeKALB – Fearing the loss of millions in taxpayer dollars, DeKalb officials have moved most of the city's money out of a state investment fund at the ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • U.S. economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Driver hospitalized after truck catches fire after crash near Huntley

    A man was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries Tuesday after the pickup he was driving crashed into a tree and went up in flames, the Huntley ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

    WASHINGTON – Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Russian envoy Konstantin Dolgov: Ferguson shows U.S. discrimination

    MOSCOW – The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that will undermine the country's stab ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

    WASHINGTON – A Missouri grand jury's decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shoot ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • U.S. home price gains slow for 10th straight month

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose in September at the slowest pace in more than two years, reflecting modest sales gains and a rising number of avail ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Ferguson businesses torched in overnight protests

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson erupted over a gra ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • DeKalb police seize 6 kilos of heroin, arrest two men

    DeKALB – Police said they seized $1.4 million worth of heroin and arrested two men – one from Anaheim, California – on major drug charges after police ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Nov. 25 Police Reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Thanksgiving: Waterman farmer’s favorite holiday

    WATERMAN – Thanksgiving is Robert Kauffman’s favorite holiday. He’s been raising turkeys on Ho-Ka Turkey Farm, named after his grandfather Howard Kauf ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • DeKalb City Council vote to leave tax levy the same on 4th try

    DeKALB – It took four attempts, but DeKalb aldermen Monday decided to collect the same amount in property taxes as the city did last year.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:54 am
  • Police: Drunken driver left trail of damage at Shabbona Lake State Park

    SHABBONA – Amy B. Paprocki left a trail of damaged trees, broken posts and car bits as she drove under the influence of drugs and alcohol through Shab ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • FAA: Funding determines upgrades

    CHICAGO – The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps Monday to improve its security and air traffic control backup systems following the sabot ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:52 pm
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