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  • Gov. Rauner doles out $400K to fellow Illinois Republicans

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner has started doling out money from his campaign fund to fellow Republicans as the Illinois Legislature approaches what coul ...
    May 16, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi sentenced to death

    CAIRO – An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the country’s first freely elected leader, ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, to death over a m ...
    May 16, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • U.S., China don’t budge over South China Sea activity

    BEIJING – China and the United States did not budge Saturday over Beijing’s assertive development in disputed parts of the South China Sea, with Forei ...
    May 16, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Insurers pass tax along to the states

    There’s more than a touch of absurdity in the way an industry fee in President Barack Obama’s health care law is being passed along to state taxpayers ...
    May 16, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Late blues great B.B. King: Legacy lives on in Mississippi

    INDIANOLA, Miss. – Outside Indianola, B.B. King was a blues superstar, a guitar legend who inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and countless other mus ...
    May 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • America's premier rail superhighway is slowly falling apart

    NEW YORK – The trains that link global centers of learning, finance and power on the East Coast lumber through tunnels dug just after the Civil War, a ...
    May 16, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest man suspected in burglary spree

    DeKALB – Police have arrested a 26-year-old DeKalb man who they say is responsible for a string of burglaries, including one break-in where he sexuall ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Thank-you reception planned for tornado volunteers

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County board will host a thank-you reception from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the DeKalb County Legislative Center, 200 N. Main St ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Man who ran from DeKalb County courthouse still at large

    SYCAMORE – Stephen Harris didn’t seem like much of a risk to take off running.Harris, 25, formerly o ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb Park District revamps website

    The DeKalb Park District recently redesigned its website, adding features that allow users to register online for classes, leagues and pool passes. 
    May 15, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Authorities seek help in joyride at ComEd

    DeKALB – Police are asking for the public or help in finding the suspects responsible for breaking into the ComEd substation and driving a crane on th ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • DeKalb County service honors police officers lost in line of duty

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Police Chief Tom Phillips said he was particularly affected by DeKalb County Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Fairdale teens enjoy prom – with help from the community

    FAIRDALE – Casey Martinez was looking for one thing in particular when she returned to her home on Keith Street in Fairdale last month after being for ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Former NSA official: Secret phone records grab a mistake

    WASHINGTON – The decision to keep secret the National Security Agency's collection of American calling records was a strategic blunder that set the st ...
    May 15, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • ISIS group seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi

    BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants seized the main government headquarters in Ramadi, raising their black flag over the compound and setting it ablaze ...
    May 15, 2015 - 10:35 pm
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