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  • Rape suspect’s attorney seeks more information about case

    SYCAMORE – The lawyer for a Kingston man accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday wants prosecutors to turn over records related to ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Funerals set for slaying victims as DeKalb County investigators chase leads

    SYCAMORE – Funeral services for an 85-year-old woman and her son found beaten to death inside their home near Sycamore will be Monday.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Teachers OK new contract; D-428 board to vote Saturday

    DeKALB – After weeks of wrangling and the threat of a strike, teachers in DeKalb-based School District 428 approved a new three-year contract Wednesda ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Judge acquits Kingston’s ex-leader in corruption case

    SYCAMORE – A judge has acquitted former Kingston Village President John Munro of corruption charges after a three-day trial during which his defense a ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Acoustic lunch

    Eric Schroeder of DeKalb performs "Sakura," a Japanese folk song about spring, the season of cherry blossoms, on guitar near Van Buer Plaza in downtow ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Resource Bank opens new Sycamore branch in rehabbed building that began as a garage

    SYCAMORE – The historical fieldstone structure at 351 N. Main St. has had many uses over the past 111 years.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • President Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. – President Barack Obama is unlikely to break from a New England vacation to survey flood damage in Louisiana, despite calls for him ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Clinton foundation to alter donations policy if elected

    NEW YORK – The Clinton Foundation will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Gawker.com dies next week, killed by an unhappy subject

    NEW YORK – Gawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics, is ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Obama administration to end use of private prisons

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities hav ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Tammy Duckworth takes on Donald Trump, Republican Party at Illinois fair

    SPRINGFIELD – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth on Thursday decried what she called Republicans' "hate-filled" vision for America durin ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Chicago police recommend firing of 7 cops for false reports in Laquan McDonald shooting

    CHICAGO – Seven Chicago police officers accused of filing false reports in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014 should be fire ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Harley-Davidson to pay $15 million over clean air violations

    WASHINGTON – Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $15 million to settle a U.S. government complaint over racing tuners that caused its motorcyc ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Brazil police official: Ryan Lochte made up story about robbery

    RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed a ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Donald Trump rattles Republican consensus in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY – When it became apparent that Donald Trump would win the Republican presidential nomination, Andy Rasmussen's path seemed clear: he re ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:26 am
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