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  • BC-US--Chicago Schools-Indictment,10th Ld-Writethru

    CHICAGO – The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools plans to plead guilty to corruption charges announced Thursday that allege she helped steer more th ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:43 am
  • Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

    WASHINGTON – Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:42 am
  • Oct. 9 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 ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:36 am
  • DeKalb Goodwill, Bethesda Lutheran Communities hold hiring event

    DeKALB – A hiring event held inside a local Goodwill store could help match job seekers with an area nonprofit that is looking to fill entry-level pos ...
    NEW: Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:33 am
  • Kishwaukee College to host holiday hiring expo

    MALTA – Kishwaukee College and the DeKalb Illinois workNet Center are hosting a hiring event for seasonal and holiday jobs in the region. 
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Sycamore School District 427 Superintendent Kathy Countryman joins University of Iowa Alumni Association board

    Sycamore School District 427 Superintendent Kathy Countryman has been named to the University of Iowa Alumni Association Board of Directors.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • DeKalb police investigate robbery near NIU campus

    DeKALB – DeKalb police are investigating a robbery that occurred Wednesday near campus in which two men punched an individual in the face and stole hi ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Former controller suing Northern Illinois

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s former controller has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the university and several of its officials, seekin ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • NIU officials: Bomb threat a hoax

    DeKALB – A bomb threat at Northern Illinois University Thursday evening evacuated campus for nearly three hours.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Murder charges brought in DeKalb shooting, alleged shooter held on $2 million bond

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors decided to charge only one man with first-degree murder after a fatal shooting in DeKalb, in which two people were arrested.
    UPDATED: Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker

    WASHINGTON – In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday withdrew his candidacy for speaker of the U.S. House.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Hillary Clinton server hack attempts came from China, Korea, Germany

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of emails from her stint as secret ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Rupert Murdoch suggests Obama isn't 'real black president'

    NEW YORK – The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash followin ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent

    NEW YORK – Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth an ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • The House at 316 a tradition in Maple Park neighborhood

    MAPLE PARK – When a sporting goods store was going out of business a few years ago in DeKalb, Hank Hockey saw an opportunity to pick up some deals on ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:14 am
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