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  • DeKalb police think alcohol a factor in recent fatal crash

    DeKALB – Victoria “Vicki” Hale’s coworkers remember her as a tiny woman with a big smile who helped people who had been involved in serious crashes li ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Benefit planned for Cortland family

    CORTLAND – A benefit dinner will be held Wednesday to support the Powell family of Cortland after the unexpected death of their four-week-old daughter ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Congressional report presses for e-cig rules

    RICHMOND, Va. – Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regula ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Fiebelkorn gives up last two goats

    ST. CHARLES –A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 17, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Sycamore library garden accessible to all

    SYCAMORE – Jill Dubicz said she was still sore a couple of days after she began work Saturday on a handicapped-accessible community garden next to Syc ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Gov. Quinn tour highlights questions of taxes

    CHICAGO – Gov. Pat Quinn’s tour of the state to push his program aimed at helping first-time homebuyers quickly turned political Monday as both he and ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Kansas shooting suspect had no record violence

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan – Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower health costs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional report released Monday predicts slightly smaller deficits both this year and over the coming decade, with lower spen ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • U.S. stocks gain following a pickup in retail sales

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher, clawing back some of the ground they lost last week, as investors were encouraged by solid earnings from Ci ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Steely Dan to play Illinois State Fair

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Grammy Award-winning rock band Steely Dan will play this year's Illinois State Fair.
    April 14, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Pistorius accused of staging outbursts at trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his acco ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Judge: Michael Jackson's mom should pay costs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson's mother should pay more than $800,000 in trial costs to a concert promoter that she targeted in a failed negligent ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Native Americans say US violated human rights

    WASHINGTON — A Native American group is asking the international community to charge the United States with human rights violations in hopes of gettin ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Boots

    Meet Boots and Sadie. Boots is a more than 1-year-old black and white domestic short-haired mix avai ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:03 pm
  • EU ministers blame Russia for Ukraine interference

    LUXEMBOURG — Deploring what they called yet more Russian interference in Ukraine, European Union foreign ministers debated Monday if further sanctions ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:53 pm
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