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  • Cortland man faces sex abuse charges

    DeKALB – Police arrested a Cortland man at his home Thursday in connection with allegations of sexual abuse of child.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • New law gives veterans preference in private hiring

    DeKALB – Illinois veterans could get a boost with their job search now that private sector employers can legally give them preference when hiring.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Local youth cook up healthy meals at Kishwaukee Hospital camp

    DeKALB – Noelle Simone didn’t just learn how to cook healthy food choices this week – she learned how to do it safely.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Spare parts arrive in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Brian Gregory and Giovanni Serra drove about 145 miles round-trip to Joliet on Thursday, but it will pay off it spades.
    July 31, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Window portraits celebrate NIU athletics, relationship with DeKalb

    DeKALB – Huskie football fever is set to go long, rushing from the confines of its Northern University stadium to storefront windows of downtown DeKal ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Jeb Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

    ORLANDO, Florida – Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and Africa ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore Receives Parking Meters From Joliet

    The City of Joliet sold nearly 600 coin-operated parking meters to the City of Sycamore for $300 so that Sycamore may replace or fix any malfunctionin ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 8:41 am
  • Sanders local organizing event bigger than expected in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Local organizers were expecting around 20 people to attend Bernie Sander’s grassroots campaign organizing event Wednesday. But over 100 fille ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

    SAN FRANCISCO – Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other socia ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Moderate Kirk can survive party-member criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Political experts say U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk can survive damaging criticism from a fellow Republican fundraiser.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Ohio cop indicted in traffic-stop shooting

    CINCINNATI – A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Rauner vetoes strike, lockout ban as union OKs extension

    CHAMPAIGN – Even as Illinois and the union that represents most of its employees agreed to a short-term deal Wednesday to keep workers on the job thro ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Court: Drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test

    CHICAGO – Lex, the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.That ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • 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