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  • Official: Airport attackers from Russia, Central Asia

    ISTANBUL – As the death toll from the Istanbul airport attack rose Thursday to 44, a senior Turkish official said the three suicide bombers who carrie ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Obama legacy: Immigration stands as most glaring failure

    WASHINGTON – Hours after the Supreme Court sent his immigration policy into legal limbo, President Barack Obama huddled around a long conference table ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending deal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers approved a partial spending plan Thursday that would ensure schools stay open another year and give colleges and huma ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Police warn public of rash of vehicle burglaries

    DeKALB – Police are imploring the public to lock their vehicles as a wave of burglaries continues to sweep the city.
    June 30, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Visitors marvel at DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB -- The Egyptian Theatre is comfortably familiar to many locals, which can make it easy to forget that the historic building really is a rarity.
    July 1, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Shabbona man held without bond in child-rape case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge ordered a Shabbona man to be temporarily held without bond on charges that he repeatedly sexually assaulted two child ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Paul Ryan: House to vote on barring guns for suspected terrorists

    WASHINGTON – With Democrats applying election-year pressure to act on gun control, Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the House will vote next ...
    June 30, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Coltonville Road bridge reopens to traffic in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Highway workers on Thursday were busy removing the orange “road closed” signs that had been anchored in the ground for more than 10 months ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Judge blocks Indiana's genetic abnormality abortion law

    INDIANAPOLIS – A federal judge blocked a new Indiana law Thursday that bans abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities.
    June 30, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Reports of an active shooter at Joint Base Andrews turn out false; it was an active shooter drill

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – Officials say reports of an active shooter at a military post outside Washington stemmed from someone who made a distress ca ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Report: U.S. sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf

    WASHINGTON – Weak leadership, poor judgment, a lack of "warfighting toughness" and a litany of errors led to the embarrassing capture and detention by ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch met privately at Phoenix airport

    NEW YORK – Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussi ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Celebrate America concert coming to Sandwich Opera House

    Families of all sizes and backgrounds are invited to attend what organizers are hoping will be the beginning of an annual Fourth of July Sandwich trad ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Say ‘I do’ to Indian Valley Theatre’s next production

    Indian Valley Theatre will take a walk down the aisle in its next production, “Always a Bridesmaid.”
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • June 30 police reports

    DeKalb city • Lucy P. Calderon, 33, of the 100 block of Evans Avenue, DeKalb, was charged Friday, J ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:23 am
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    Do you agree with the Supreme Court's ruling striking Texas's restrictions on abortions?