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  • Sacred relics on display in Sycamore and DeKalb

    DeKALB – Pious people often look to the cross, and now they will get a chance to look at the cross where Jesus was crucified when one of the largest k ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Schultz: Whoa to our runaway tongues

    In May 1997, I was a reporter assigned to interview spiritual author Deepak Chopra, who upon meeting me asked whether I could drive him to where our i ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Ebola: Rising call for travel ban from W. Africa

    WASHINGTON – Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government’s ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban o ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • U.S. stands strong despite fear over global slowdown

    WASHINGTON – Beyond the turmoil shaking financial markets, the U.S. economy remains sturdier than many seem to fear.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • U.S. still searching for credible allies in Syria

    WASHINGTON – Despite years of diplomacy and a CIA operation to vet and train moderate rebels, the U.S. finds itself without a credible partner on the ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Africa stems Ebola via border closings

    NAIROBI, Kenya – Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread o ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

    WASHINGTON – FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Anti-crime group targets 'sweepstakes' machines

    CHICAGO – An anti-crime group in Illinois launched a campaign Thursday to eradicate unregulated casino-like kiosks in bars and other venues that mimic ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Fairview Cemetery cleanup deadline set

    DeKALB – Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb is asking people to remove all grave decorations by Halloween as part of its fall cleanup. Officials from th ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Oct. 17 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 ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Quinn, Rauner school counting differs

    SPRINGFIELD – Whether education funding in Illinois rose or fell under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn depends on whose money you’re talking about, and duri ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • 22-year-old accused of arson, burglary

    SANDWICH – A 22-year-old Montgomery man accused of arson and burglary was sitting in jail Thursday afternoon on $250,000 bond, authorities said.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Prison sentence issued in Sandwich drug case

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man is heading to prison after admitting he tried to sell cocaine in August 2012, court records show.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • South Prairie PTO planning family walk fundraising event

    SYCAMORE – South Prairie Elementary School’s PTO is trying out a new fundraiser format this year in hopes of pulling in more cash for its budget.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb Senior Center takes spelling bee

    DeKALB – Spelling the word geosynchronous to win DeKalb County’s community spelling bee was a cinch for 68-year-old Cheryl Clayton.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
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