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  • Jan.23 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 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Marcia Sweigert appointed interim DeKalb city clerk; City Council to vote Monday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council will vote Monday on Mayor John Rey’s appointment of Marcia Sweigert as the interim city clerk.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU plans town-hall meetings

    DeKALB – In an effort to educate students, staff and faculty about some of Northern Illinois University’s key issues, NIU President Doug Baker and Exe ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Asbestos found in 19 properties at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park

    SYCAMORE – Nineteen homes at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park tested positive for asbestos, but that hasn’t affected plans to demolish the area by t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Judge defers ruling in case against former NIU police officer Andrew Rifkin

    DeKALB – A former Northern Illinois University police officer will have to wait before a judge decides whether to dismiss rape charges against him.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Illinois jobless rate falls to 6.2 percent, lowest since 2008

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois' unemployment rate fell in December to the lowest it's been in almost seven years, 6.2 percent, the Illinois Department of Employ ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 4:01 pm
  • Sandwich man charged with selling pills to police

    SANDWICH – A DeKalb County judge set bond at $15,000 Friday for a Sandwich man accused of selling 10 oxycodone pills to an undercover police officer.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • APNewsBreak: White House reverses on Obamacare privacy problem

    WASHINGTON – Bowing to an outcry over privacy, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal inform ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Still an underdog, Rick Santorum weighing another White House bid

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Army: Fort Hood lacked system to ID threat of 2014 rampage

    FORT WORTH, Texas – Fort Hood officials say there were no clear warning signs before a solider went on a deadly rampage last April that left four dead ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • $2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

    NEW YORK – At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • New generation enters line to Saudi throne as king mourned

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – As Saudi Arabia mourned its late ruler, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud quickly set the course for the monarchy's future Fri ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Pleasant Street neighborhood in DeKalb must attract new manufacturers

    DeKALB – In 45 years on Pleasant Street in DeKalb, Richard Lynch has seen his share of change, including the loss of businesses that used to be his ne ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • U.S. home sales rise in December

    WASHINGTON – More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find houses.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:56 am
  • Mardi Gras celebration planned in Somonauk

    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 130 W. LaSalle St. in Somonauk, will host a Mardi Gras celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 7.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:53 am
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