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  • DeKalb leaders scout potential dog park sites

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District won't establish a permanent dog park until next year, but officials have started scouting potential locations.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Republicans rallying behind 'religious liberty'

    WASHINGTON – Prospective Republican presidential candidates are expected to promote "religious liberty" at home and abroad at a gathering of religious ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Coast Guard : Be careful, water getting colder

    CHICAGO – It may be a beautiful and even warm time of year to go boating on Lake Michigan, but the Coast Guard said that water temperatures are droppi ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • Man found in Aurora Traffic Control Center with self-inflicted wound, some flights resume

    CHICAGO – A contract employee suspected of setting a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center brought two of the nation's busiest airport ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Iraqi PM: Plot to attack U.S., Paris subways

    NEW YORK – Iraq's prime minister said Thursday that captured Islamic State militants have told Iraqi intelligence agents of an alleged plot to attack ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 1:00 am
  • Sept. 25 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 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Gas prices head below $3 in much of U.S.

    NEW YORK – The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2’’ across much the country.Gaso ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • 2024 candidates hope to learn from Chicago’s loss

    CHICAGO – Every day for a year after his most painful professional setback, the chief of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympics got hit with some form of ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Snowy owls settle into new home at Decatur center

    DECATUR – A recent addition at the Illinois Raptor Center, a snowy owl named Yeti, is settling into her new home.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Comptroller rivals clash on approach to backlog

    SPRINGFIELD – With Illinois battling the nation’s worst unfunded pension liability, the two outspoken statewide office holders vying for its check-wri ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Ferguson chief apologizes in video to Brown family

    ST. LOUIS – The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Attorney General Holder resigning

    WASHINGTON – Eric Holder, America’s first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation’s laws, announced ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Marriage shift: Majority of U.S. adult population is single

    DeKALB – Considering they plan to spend the rest of their lives together, Michaela Smith doesn’t see any reason to get married to her live-in boyfrien ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Ethics claim filed against DeKalb County clerk

    SYCAMORE – The father-in-law of the Democrat running against sitting DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder Doug Johnson claims Johnson unethically handed o ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • DeKalb, county unemployment rates plummet

    DeKALB – DeKalb County and state unemployment rates are improving compared with last year’s rate, although the labor force shrank along with the numbe ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:28 am
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