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  • DeKalb police: Man threatened to burn apartment

    DeKALB – A 30-year-old Chicago man is facing felony charges after police said he sprayed lighter fluid on a DeKalb apartment and threatened to burn it ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Stronger start for Obamacare this year

    WASHINGTON – Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law is off to a stronger start this year, even as Americans remain skeptical that ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Both Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner can fill Illinois comptroller vacancy, AG rules

    Filling the vacancy of late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka will be the job of both outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn and Governor-elect Bruce Rauner, ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Woman held in connection with hit-and-run

    MALTA – A 27-year-old Lee woman faces two felony charges after she hit a pedestrian in rural Malta and continued driving, police said.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Brookfield Zoo welcomes newborn dolphin calf

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Zoo is welcoming a newborn bottlenose dolphin.The Chicago Zoological Soc ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Sydney crisis

    SYDNEY – Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown cafe.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Angela Merkel to Germans: don't be duped by far-right anti-Islam rallies

    BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Germans on Monday not to be duped by far-right rhetoric, amid concern about the growing number of people floc ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Face Time With ... Olivia Johnson-Smith

    DeKalb High School senior Olivia Johnson-Smith feels honored to be the school’s first African-American girl to play the role of the Queen in the Madri ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Undeveloped lots in Bridges of Rivermist go to bank

    DeKALB – A swath of undeveloped land along Bethany Road will stay that way after a lack of interest in a sheriff’s sale pushed it to the bank that hel ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 1:01 am
  • NIU graduation ceremonies Saturday, Sunday celebrate students

    DeKALB – Ashley De La Paz originally didn’t want to walk in her graduation ceremony Sunday at Northern Illinois University’s Convocation Center.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • G-K bus drivers give back with food drive

    GENOA – Genoa-Kingston school bus drivers wanted to pack their buses Saturday, but not with students.
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Police seek information about stolen pistol

    KINGSTON – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a vehicle that was burglarized at a home in the 27000 block of Pleasant Hill Road ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Hunting of bobcats up to outgoing Illinois governor

    ST. LOUIS – Ken Staley spends days setting traps in pursuit of beavers, otters, raccoons and muskrats. Yet the southwestern Illinois man has craved th ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Dec. 15 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 ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Spending deal may not be 2015 Congress road map

    WASHINGTON – Optimists might think twice before seeing Congress’ bipartisan agreement to keep the government running another year as a road map for 20 ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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