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  • DeKalb School District 428 students head back to school

    DeKALB – Summer came to a close in DeKalb County as District 428 students filed into their respective schools Wednesday morning. 
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Corn Fest road closures begin today

    Corn Fest is coming to downtown DeKalb from Friday through Sunday. Glidden, Ellwood and Haish city p ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Poultry owners learn about preventing bird flu

    SYCAMORE – When bird flu was reported in Illinois’ bordering states this spring, Andy Larson felt completely powerless.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb County committee considers ways to attract business to unincorporated areas

    SYCAMORE – County officials are looking at ways to make unincorporated areas more attractive to businesses. Possibilities could include changes to the ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • 3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile store

    DeKALB – Police have apprehended three suspects after an armed robbery that was reported around 3:30 p.m. at the T-Mobile store in DeKalb on Wednesday ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Photos: Attempted Armed Robbery Leads to Manhunt

    Manhunt after attempted armed robbery of DeKalb T-Mobile Wednesday. ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Donald Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

    WASHINGTON – For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal.Whet ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre cancels Amenti Haunted House event

    DeKALB – Officials at the Egyptian Theatre have called off this year's Amenti Haunted House, and will instead use the time to search for a new locatio ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:35 pm
  • Report: U of I athletes tested positive for drugs 65 times

    CHAMPAIGN (AP) – Athletes at the University of Illinois tested positive for banned drugs 65 times during the 2014-2015 school year, more than any othe ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Photos: Huntley Middle School First Day of School

    Huntley Middle School with a new principal — District 428 started school Wednesday. ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Reporter, cameraman shot to death on air in central Virginia

    MONETA, Va. – He planned it all so carefully – a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience. ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Ohio mom accused of killing sons could face death penalty

    BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio – A woman accused of killing her three young sons over a 13-month period out of jealousy at the attention her husband paid them wa ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Zoo sending endangered rhino to Asia for mating

    CINCINNATI – An Ohio zoo that has the last Sumatran rhino in the United States announced plans Tuesday to send him to Southeast Asia on a mission to m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Stolen guns increasingly used in violent crime

    ST. LOUIS – In what’s been a violent year in St. Louis, a common theme has emerged: The gun used in any given crime was probably stolen.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Federal ban on sports betting upheld by appeals panel

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The federal ban on sports betting in all but four states was upheld Tuesday, dealing a blow to New Jersey’s latest effort to exp ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:10 pm
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