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  • July 25 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 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • NIU player charged with driving under the influence

    SYCAMORE – A Northern Illinois University football player faces felony charges after police said they stopped him drunkenly driving 93 mph on Route 23 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Police: Elburn man faces battery charges

    SYCAMORE – An Elburn man faces domestic battery charges after police said he knowingly punched a pregnant woman in the stomach.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Sweet corn stands pop up around the county

    DeKALB – For some, a bite into the first pick of Barb Pondelick’s sweet corn is an anticipated summer tradition.
    July 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Police probe string of 'smash and grabs' in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Thieves used vehicles to smash their way into three Sycamore gas stations this week to steal cigarettes, police said.
    July 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Square dancing convention swings into DeKalb

    DeKALB – Debbie Richmond was dressed to do-si-do Friday at Northern Illinois University’s Student Holmes Center.
    July 24, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Northern Illinois University workers forming union

    DeKALB – A group of 645 Northern Illinois University workers have signed petitions to unionize. The ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Photos: NIU Women's Clinic

    Female family and community members spent an evening in the Huskies' shoes. ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Donald Trump loved and hated by Hispanics in border city

    LAREDO, Texas – There was an audible gasp from the gathered crowd as Donald Trump's 757 lifted off the tarmac.
    July 24, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Judge says 2014 Chicago pension overhaul unconstitutional

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge on Friday threw out a 2014 law aimed at reducing multibillion-dollar shortfalls in two Chicago pension funds, a decision ...
    July 24, 2015 - 1:11 pm
  • WWE cuts ties with Hulk Hogan amid report that he used slurs

    STAMFORD, Conn. – World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has severed ties with Hulk Hogan.The company de ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • U.S. new-home sales hit June slump

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans bought new homes in June, a possible sign that the real estate market is cooling down after months of hot sales.
    July 24, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Senate GOP setting up 'Obamacare' vote on highway bill

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republican leaders will use a must-pass highway bill to start another fight over the president's health care law.
    July 24, 2015 - 8:59 am
  • Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

    NEW YORK – Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about ...
    July 24, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • St. Paul’s United Church of Christ welcomes new pastor

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ of Hinckley recently welcomed a new pastor, the Rev. Charlene Hinckley.  
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest