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  • Photo gallery: Sycamore 7, DeKalb 5

    Images from the baseball match up at NIU on Thursday. ...
    April 18, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • Sentencing delayed for man who left children behind after Sycamore crash

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Judge John McAdams thinks there might be a better option for James Colpen than prison or probation.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • DeKalb businessman plans bowling alley, laundromat for South Fourth Street

    DeKALB – A bowling alley, laundromat and a restaurant could come to DeKalb's South Fourth Street area under plans from DeKalb area businessman Jim Mas ...
    April 18, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • DeKalb man arrested in gas station attack

    DeKALB – A 21-year-old DeKalb who police say attacked a woman April 7 in the parking lot at the Road Ranger gas station in DeKalb has turned himself i ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 17, 2014 - 2:58 pm
  • Budget office: Wage boost would cost firms $15B

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $1 ...
    April 17, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Illinois unemployment drops to 5-year-low

    CHICAGO (AP) — State officials say unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent. That's its lowest level since 2009.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Judge puts off ruling in suit against Rutherford

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has delayed a decision about granting Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford's (ROOTH'-ur-furd) request to throw out a lawsu ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Search for Chicago site for George Lucas museum

    CHICAGO (AP) — As Yoda might say: A site for a museum you must find.Those are the marching orders Ch ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:36 pm
  • Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing

    DENVER (AP) — Gay marriage has its second hearing at the federal appellate level Thursday as lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who w ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators finalizing the state's conditions for medical marijuana have removed a proposed rule that would have barred legal gun ow ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • Emanuel urges Illinois to OK $100M for Obama museum

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging Illinois lawmakers to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's preside ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON – The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while or ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Rutherford returns $30 million in unclaimed money

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois state Treasurer Dan Rutherford says his office has returned nearly $30 million in previously unclaimed property to 15,000 owner ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Man accused in southwestern Ill. heroin death

    EDWARDSVILLE – A southwestern Illinois man is accused of homicide in connection with a woman's deadly heroin overdose in January.
    April 17, 2014 - 8:34 am
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