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  • Sept. 1 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 ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • Convicted murder William Curl's appeal continued to Nov. 2

    SYCAMORE – Convicted murder William Curl briefly appeared Monday in DeKalb County Circuit Court, but isn’t expected to make repeated visits to Sycamor ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Obama warns of future without climate action

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Ba ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Miley Cyrus’ bare-breast flash nothing like Janet Jackson’s

    NEW YORK – Janet Jackson exposed a breast on national TV a decade ago, and it sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus’ flash barely caused a shrug.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Ill. museum latest target in political budget fight

    SPRINGFIELD – The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasi ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Trump favorite in both local parties’ Corn Fest polls

    DeKALB – Presidential hopeful Donald Trump is popular among area voters Republican and Democrat – and for different reasons.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • NIU student accused of sex assault remains in jail

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student who police said held a woman against her will for 12 hours as he physically abused and sexually assaul ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • DeKalb's Shipman Park to receive new equipment

    DeKALB – Shipman Park is getting an overhaul this fall as the DeKalb Park District works to improve accessibility and safety at its 44 parks.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 1:01 am
  • Kishwaukee College Diesel Power Technology program revs up

    MALTA – After working as a diesel mechanic in the Army Reserve, Matthew Dyer knew that’s what he wanted to do when he came back to the region.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs attends NIU roundtable on MAP grants

    DeKALB – Thousands of students in DeKalb County have yet to receive millions of dollars in state tuition assistance, and Illinois Treasurer Michael Fr ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony win support for redesigned $10 bill

    SENECA FALLS, N.Y. – Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 b ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Gov. Scott Walker's talk about Canadian border wall draws derision

    ONAWA, Iowa – Scott Walker's suggestion that building a wall between Canada and the U.S. might be a "legitimate" idea prompted swift derision from fel ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES – It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond

    HOUSTON – A suburban Houston police officer who was ambushed at a gas station was shot 15 times, Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson said i ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

    WASHINGTON – The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China’s economy might be slipping into a decline that could persi ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:31 am
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