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  • Judge denies Tsarnaev bid to suppress evidence

    BOSTON – A federal judge on Friday rejected a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to throw out evidence collected ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Leaders focus on relationships, amenities to improve University Village

    DeKALB – Jerry Wright sometimes wishes he could go back to his days as the self-proclaimed mayor of University Village.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Illinois to create statewide Ebola task force

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ plan for dealing with the Ebola threat is evolving as health officials in the public and private sectors learn from mistakes made ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Climate scientist touts wind energy at NIU

    DeKALB – The answer to the world’s increasing energy demand could be blowing in the wind, renowned climate scientist Richard Alley told around 200 peo ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Photos: University Village

    Images of residents past and present. ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:27 pm
  • U.S. stocks end dramatic week with rally

    NEW YORK – The stock market capped a turbulent week with a big gain Friday, a sign of renewed investor confidence after days of gloomy economic news.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Obama's under-used credit card declined in New York cafe

    WASHINGTON – The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • UN: We botched response to the Ebola outbreak

    LONDON – The World Health Organization has admitted that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola outbreak in West Africa, blaming factors ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Sycamore leaders install Mr. Pumpkin statue

    SYCAMORE – Cars slowed almost to a stop on Somonauk Street for a glimpse of the Wally "Mr. Pumpkin" Thurow statue being installed this morning.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Former Joe Biden chief of staff Ron Klain to lead Ebola response

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • McHenry County residents help catch Holiday Hills shooting suspect; deputies recovering

    HOLIDAY HILLS – A near 16-hour manhunt Thursday for a Holiday Hills man who allegedly shot and wounded two sheriff deputies ended with the help of r ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Police: 3 die in single-vehicle crash near Macomb

    MACOMB – Illinois State Police say three people have died in a single-vehicle crash south of Macomb.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Apartments pushed up U.S. homebuilding in September

    WASHINGTON – Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • Roast pork dinner offered in Genoa

    Faith United Methodist Church will hold a Roast Pork Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25.The menu inc ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community Halloween Party

    Bethlehem Lutheran Church will hold a free Halloween party for kids and families open to the community on Sunday.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
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