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  • Photos: Early voters cast their ballots in Sycamore

    Early voters cast their ballots on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the DeKalb County Legislative Center in Sycamore.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Donald Trump fundraiser in Bolingbrook attracts mostly protesters, some supporters

    BOLINGBROOK – Between 150 and 200 people were outside the Bolingbrook Golf Club on Wednesday for several hours – but they weren't waiting to hit the g ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 1:22 pm
  • Train crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalized

    HOBOKEN, N.J. – A crowded rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • U.S. economy grew at 1.4 percent rate in spring

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the spring than previously reported, aided by new-found strength in business const ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:13 am
  • California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'

    EL CAJON, Calif. – The fatal police shooting of a black man who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • FDA approves 'artificial pancreas' to manage diabetes

    WASHINGTON – Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their dise ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Authorities: S.C. school shooter killed father before rampage

    TOWNVILLE, S.C. – A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Ca ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation

    WASHINGTON – In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans on Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, vo ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Denmark's crown prince and wife kick off 2 day Boston trip

    BOSTON – Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Mary are kicking off a two-day trade mission to Boston.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

    JERUSALEM – Israel’s Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Early votes: High interest buoys Clinton in key states

    WASHINGTON – More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hi ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it changes hands

    CHICAGO – A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, has been sold – gargoyles, flying buttresses and all.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Nonprofit seeks Halloween costumes for those in need

    DeKALB – A local nonprofit that provides Halloween costumes to those in need is seeking donations.Th ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb homecoming parade set for Thursday

    DeKALB – The annual school spirit revelry that is part of homecoming for DeKalb High School gets started today with a parade in downtown DeKalb that s ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Walk, vigil will honor survivors to begin Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    DeKALB – Domestic violence survivors will be honored Monday with a candlelight walk and vigil hosted by Safe Passage shelter and advocacy center.
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 11:30 pm
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