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  • Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON – The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while or ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Public comment sought at hearing on ComEd power line project

    The Illinois Commerce Commission will hold a public hearing April 24 in Elgin to hear comments on ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway project, a proposal to ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 plans meeting on special education

    GENOA – Genoa-Kingston School District 424 will hold a meeting at 3 p.m. May 8 to discuss the district’s plans to provide special education services t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 7:26 am
  • Police: Woman hit man with tire iron along I-88

    SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old Chicago woman accused of striking a family or household member with a tire iron was released on her own recognizance this wee ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 could cut advanced middle school classes

    DeKALB – Some DeKalb School District 428 administrators want to eliminate advanced classes from middle schools, but board members aren’t convinced it’ ...
    April 17, 2014 - 7:26 am
  • Woman faces charges after being hit by car

    SANDWICH – A 20-year-old Waterman woman faces criminal charges after she ran in front of a car last week while intoxicated and was struck by the car, ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips in Genoa, Sycamore thefts

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information in two crime investigations: a burglary in Genoa and stop sign thefts in Sycamore.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • April 16 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Chicago casino plan draws more support at hearing

    CHICAGO – A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb Falls to Sycamore, 12-1

    Images from Wednesday's baseball game. ...
    April 17, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working ...
    April 16, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Lake Shore Drive reopened after suspicious package

    CHICAGO (AP) — Police investigating a suspicious package on Chicago's famed Lake Shore Drive have reopened the roadway.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Kirk will campaign for Oberweis in Senate race

    QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't acti ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • No one injured in DeKalb kitchen fire

    DeKALB – No one was injured in a fire today in the kitchen of a DeKalb home.Crews were called to 427 ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:52 pm
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