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  • DeKalb County Jail expansion project remains on track for 2018 completion

    SYCAMORE – Progress is coming along in line with the target date and budget for the expansion of the DeKalb County Jail, where new jail cells, isolati ...
    March 23, 2017 - 7:52 am
  • Chicago 'Batman' pleads guilty to brokering 77 illegal gun sales

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he brokered 77 illegal gun transactions, sometimes selling weapons that had been st ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:12 pm
  • DeKalb police seize LSD, cocaine, heroin, other drugs in searches

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man faces multiple drug charges after police say they found him in possession of drugs including heroin, cocaine and LSD after servi ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:16 pm
  • Photos: Jail construction in Sycamore

    DeKalb County Sheriff's Department deputies toured the jail construction on Monday, March 20, 2017 in Sycamore.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • At least 2 dead in car rampage, knife attack in London

    LONDON – A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing at least one woman and leaving others with injuries described as cat ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:54 pm
  • Photos: 2016-2017 Winter Sports Players of the Year

    This season's players of the year include Austin Verhaeghe of Sycamore for boys bowling, Alexis Kolberg of Sycamore for girls bowling, Fabian Lopez of ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

    NEW YORK – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Photos: Forge Brewhouse on the move to downtown Sycamore

    Go inside Forge Brewhouse, and where they are headed into downtown Sycamore ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • AP Exclusive: Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of R ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • Sycamore Library collection

    For the month of March, Benjamin Tucker is displaying his car collection in the Youth Service Department at the Sycamore Public Library. Benjamin is a ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Fairview Cemetery cleanup deadline set

    Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb is asking people to remove all grave decorations as part of its spring cleanup. Officials from the cemetery at 1600 S ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • St. Mary’s Stars celebrate win

    These seventh-grade St. Mary's School Sycamore basketball players celebrate a win over St Catherine's. They fought to the end to pull out the victory. ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kyler joins Kishwaukee College Foundation

    Christine Kyler has joined the Kishwaukee College Foundation as the development coordinator. She assumed her new position March 1.
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Hinckley-Big Rock schedules kindergarten screening

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School will hold kindergarten screening on Friday, April 7. To schedule an appointment, call the school office at 815-286 ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DHS club launches athletic shoe collection drive

    The DeKalb High School Eco-Buds club is conducting a 30-day athletic shoe drive to raise funds for Hope Haven, Safe Passage and the family of Ata Shak ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:30 am
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