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  • Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

    CHESTER – A prison inmate whom Drew Peterson allegedly enlisted to kill a state’s attorney said the former suburban Chicago police officer also admitt ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • May 24 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 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Health officials help with measles vaccine recommendations

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department released additional information about measles vaccine recommendations after a family member of a Northern ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Man makes threat with knife outside Sandwich restaurant, grabs for officer's gun

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man who police said threatened another man with a knife and then tried to take an officer’s gun was being held Monday at the DeK ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Crash sends Sycamore police officer to hospital

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore police officer responding to an emergency call with his emergency equipment activated collided with another car Monday and was t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Automated bomb threat leads to evacuation at DeKalb's Clinton Rosette Middle School

    DeKALB – Clinton Rosette Middle School on Monday was one of several schools around the country that received what appeared to be an automated call mak ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Donald Trump cites climate change in order to build a wall around his golf resort in Ireland

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Irela ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Hillary Clinton email probe in late stage, FBI may question her

    WASHINGTON – FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled decisively in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia on Monday, chastising state prosecutors for improperly keepi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Tribune rejects second Gannett bid; sets the stage for talks

    NEW YORK – Tribune Publishing rejected a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, but did say Monday that it was open to further talks.
    May 23, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • May 23 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 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:24 am
  • Budget stalemate erodes interest in some Illinois colleges

    CHAMPAIGN – High school seniors’ unease over the lack of state funding for Illinois universities is contributing to a drop in applications at a number ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Somonauk High School graduates 64 seniors

    SOMONAUK – Jacob Kenyon had a lot to celebrate this weekend. Not only did the team he is captain for, the Somonauk High School boys varsity baseball t ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Cortland man killed while working for Kane County Department of Transportation

    DeKALB – A Cortland man who worked for the Kane County Department of Transportation was killed Thursday morning after being struck by a vehicle while ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Environmental, Fire and Police commissions expected to get appointments at City Council meeting today

    DeKALB – The police chief is expected to unveil his long-term crime-fighting plan to the mayor and aldermen today at the DeKalb City Council’s Committ ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:45 pm
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