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  • Governor, legislators meet about state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders held a rare sit-down meeting Tuesday on the elusive Illinois budget, a summit where perhaps th ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • D-428 considers military club for high school

    DeKALB – Students should have a better idea of their options after graduation and a military club may be one answer.
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • County’s state candidates face no challengers

    Public dissatisfaction with the way politicians in Springfield are handling the state’s business hasn’t translated into any competition on the ballot ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • KishHealth joins Northwestern Medicine

    DeKALB – Northwestern Memorial HealthCare announced Tuesday that it had finalized its acquisition of KishHealth System, making it the newest member of ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • DeKalb County planning for additional Narcan training

    DeKALB – DeKalb County is in the early stages of planning training sessions that would allow family members and nonprofit groups to administer a drug ...
    NEW: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • MAP grant recipients dealing with uncertainty, delays

    Note to readers: This is the second in an occasional series on how the ongoing state budget standoff is affecting local social service agencies and ed ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with DUI after Peace Road crash

    SYCAMORE – Three people were taken to the hospital Monday night after a two-car crash at Peace Road and Prairie Drive, Sycamore Police said.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Thieves make off with Civic booty

    SYCAMORE – Police are seeking the public’s help in finding thieves who stole five new Honda Civics off the lot at Brian Bemis Imports, 1875 DeKalb Ave ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Illinois budget woes: Nonprofits' programs shrinking as impasse continues

    DeKALB – Few lawmakers are holding out hope that today’s meeting between the governor and the state’s legislative leaders will move the budget needle, ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Illinois' pot-friendly doctor has been in trouble before

    CHICAGO – A physician accused of violating Illinois' medical marijuana law could lose his license in a case that critics say highlights the state's st ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Teen could face charges after threat at Somonauk High School

    SOMONAUK – A 17-year-old Somonauk High School student could face criminal charges for allegedly posting a threat Monday regarding the high school on s ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel fires police superintendent Garry McCarthy

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police chief Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago officer f ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • DeKalb County primary races taking shape

    Note to readers: A list of candidates who have filed appears at the end of this story. DeKALB – Vir ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • U.S. construction spending rises to highest level in 8 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending jumped in October, fueled by solid gains in home building and the largest increase in federal construction in ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • GM, Fiat Chrysler sales up in November, but Ford was flat

    DETROIT – November used to be a slow month for U.S. car sales. Not anymore.Black Friday promotions — ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:55 am
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