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  • Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Timothy Killeen named new University of Illinois president

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois system has hired State University of New York Vice Chancellor for Research Timothy L. Killeen as its next presi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD – Kurdish peshmerga forces launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting Islamic State group extremists in Iraq, even as a suicide bomber kille ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Italian mobsters take secret oath in police video

    ROME – Recruits for Italy's 'ndrangheta crime syndicate have been caught on video taking a loyalty oath, swearing "under the splendor of the moon," in ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack

    JERUSALEM – Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five people and left blood-smeared prayer books and shawls on ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb County Board to vote on establishing an enterprise zone

    SYCAMORE – Without financial incentives from the city of DeKalb, Lincoln Inn and Faranda’s would have been mere dreams for Bill and Joy McMahon.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore Police Department accredited by Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Police Chief Don Thomas wanted his department to be recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program before he ret ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • DeKalb County Board expected to vote on deficit budget

    SYCAMORE – During the past several weeks, county officials have shaved $60,000 off the proposed spending plan so they only use $740,000 in savings.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board sets property tax levy

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board unanimously set an estimated property tax levy Tuesday.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Nov. 18 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 ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Seeking ideas, Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner creates transition website

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner is launching a website that will allow individuals to apply for jobs in his administration.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Lawmakers eye final attempt at state-run exchange

    CHICAGO – Illinois lawmakers may have one more chance to approve a state-run health insurance marketplace during the fall legislative session that sta ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • U.S. Senate rejects Keystone pipeline – but GOP vows replay

    WASHINGTON – In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of th ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre robbed over weekend

    DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre was robbed over the weekend, but the damage won’t stop officials from hosting upcoming activities.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Scott Walker considering 2016 run for president

    MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016, but he hasn't ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:57 pm
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