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  • DeKalb woman charged after crash sends 2 to hospital

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman faces charges in connection with a car crash that sent two people to Kishwaukee Hospital on Friday, according to a news releas ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • 2nd New York escaped murderer is shot, captured days after other killed

    MALONE, N.Y. – A three-week manhunt that began with a brazen prison break involving stolen power tools and hacksaw blades hidden in frozen hamburger m ...
    June 28, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • City approves $300K to buy home to expand parking for DeKalb Police Department

    DeKALB – The city plans to purchase and demolish a house at 622 W. Lincoln Highway and use the space for parking and for a potential police department ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Kirkland woman volunteers home for Tour de Farms

    DeKALB – Dawn Carlson’s lawn housed three cows, two sheep, a litter of kittens and about 1,400 people Saturday.
    June 28, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors

    SOUSSE, Tunisia – Tunisia’s postcard destination for tourists is reeling from the terror that blighted another day of play at the Mediterranean seasid ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Thousands mourn in Kuwait’s mass funeral after Shiite attack

    KUWAIT CITY – Thousands of people in Kuwait took part in a mass funeral procession Saturday for 27 people killed in an attack against a Shiite mosque ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Parliament approves referendum; Greece's future in balance

    ATHENS, Greece – Greece's parliament voted early Sunday in favor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' motion to hold a July 5 referendum on creditor prop ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • USDA proposes healthier fare for child, adult day cares

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As teachers lament seeing toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, a federal program that feeds millions of low-income child ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Police: Surviving escapee could face a harder time alone

    MALONE, N.Y. – With his escape partner killed, the surviving convicted murderer who pulled off an elaborate breakout from a maximum-security prison th ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Weeklong heat wave in southern Pakistan kills 1,233 people

    ISLAMABAD – A devastating weeklong heat wave in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi killed 1,233 people, an official said.
    June 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

    FONTAINES-SUR-SAONE, France – The top suspect in the beheading of a businessman that French authorities are calling a terrorist attack took a "selfie" ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Relay for Life honors cancer survivors at Sycamore High School

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Debbie Bird plans to volunteer and raise money for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life as long as she can for a ve ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Many options, no single solution to nation’s traffic snarls

    The problem is clear: Traffic congestion will become significantly worse and more widespread without big changes in how people and products get around ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Charleston suspect’s life a troubled road to radicalization

    CHAPIN, S.C. – The people who know Dylann Storm Roof – the people who watched his progression from a sweet child to a disturbed man – are struggling w ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Long struggle, quick endgame as same-sex marriage prevails

    NEW YORK – Back in 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a law stipulating that the federal government would not recognize marriages between same-sex co ...
    June 27, 2015 - 11:26 pm
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