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  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to even acknowledge his name to a judge Wednesday, and a s ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Durbin, Oberweis face off at debate

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Wednesday painted Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis as too extreme for Illinois, while the GOP challenger argued t ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Oct. 22 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 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Sycamore woman wants to spread ‘pink positivity’

    SYCAMORE – Before Cheryl Chilson delivers the care packages she puts together for patients at KishHealth System Cancer Center in DeKalb, she likes to ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Monitor ordered for IDOT hiring

    CHICAGO – A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a court-appointed monitor to review hiring problems at Gov. Pat Quinn’s Department of Transportation, a ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Expert: Autopsy doesn’t show if Brown went for gun

    ST. LOUIS – Michael Brown’s official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigatio ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • DeKalb County Board District 1 race has 2 political newcomers facing off

    SYCAMORE – Two rural residents are facing off for a County Board spot in the hopes of earning their first seat in public office.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Statue of Wally 'Mr. Pumpkin' Thurow unveiled as Sycamore Pumpkin Festival gets underway

    SYCAMORE – Craig Thurow is comforted knowing his dad is back at home in Sycamore. Thurow watched as ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Sun-Times reporter Dave McKinney resigns following Bruce Rauner complaint

    CHICAGO – An Illinois political reporter says he's resigned after being put on temporary leave when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner's campa ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Barricaded Cary man safely taken to hospital after police negotiation

    CARY —  A 30-year-old Cary man was safely escorted from a neighborhood residence and to a hospital after he barricaded himself from a large police c ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters train for potential Ebola outbreak

    DeKALB – Already covered by a plastic jumpsuit and thick rubber gloves, DeKalb’s Assistant Fire Chief Jeff McMaster twisted his way into another plast ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says he's cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

    WASHINGTON – Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • DeKalb man jailed months after attack outside liquor store

    SYCAMORE — A DeKalb man accused of knocking another DeKalb man unconscious in July at Thirsty Liquors was being held in jail Wednesday, unable to post ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • DeKalb police consider charging man with making false report

    DeKALB — Police said Wednesday they were still considering whether a man who falsely reported being attacked on a bike path Tuesday near DeKalb High S ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:10 am
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