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  • Fox Lake police officer fatally shot; manhunt underway

    Note to readers: Live updates on this developing story from the Northwest Herald are available here.
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Fox Lake police officer shot, killed; manhunt underway

    Note, for live updates, follow our sister paper, the Northwest Herald, here.FOX LAKE – A significant ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • U.S. factories grow in August at slowest pace since May 2013

    WASHINGTON – A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Kentucky clerk Kim Davis still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – A county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's auth ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • Pope Francis: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis declared Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortio ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Shoppers flock to new stores at outlet mall

    AURORA – Oswego resident Allison Cobb on Thursday morning was roaming through the aisles of the newly opened Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th store at Chicag ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sept. 1 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 ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Convicted murder William Curl's appeal continued to Nov. 2

    SYCAMORE – Convicted murder William Curl briefly appeared Monday in DeKalb County Circuit Court, but isn’t expected to make repeated visits to Sycamor ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Obama warns of future without climate action

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Ba ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Miley Cyrus’ bare-breast flash nothing like Janet Jackson’s

    NEW YORK – Janet Jackson exposed a breast on national TV a decade ago, and it sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus’ flash barely caused a shrug.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Ill. museum latest target in political budget fight

    SPRINGFIELD – The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasi ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Trump favorite in both local parties’ Corn Fest polls

    DeKALB – Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is popular among area voters Republican and Democrat – and for different reasons.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • NIU student accused of sex assault remains in jail

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student who police said held a woman against her will for 12 hours as he physically abused and sexually assaul ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • DeKalb's Shipman Park to receive new equipment

    DeKALB – Shipman Park is getting an overhaul this fall as the DeKalb Park District works to improve accessibility and safety at its 44 parks.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Kishwaukee College Diesel Power Technology program revs up

    MALTA – After working as a diesel mechanic in the Army Reserve, Matthew Dyer knew that’s what he wanted to do when he came back to the region.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
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