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  • Huntley Middle School hosts outreach night

    DeKALB – Getting to school events such as parent-teacher conferences can be challenging, so Huntley Middle School officials decided to bring the schoo ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Fox Lake manhunt: Authorities hope video, tips lead to suspects’ capture

    FOX LAKE – Authorities are hoping surveillance footage and tips from the public will provide the clues they need to find the three men involved in the ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Walnut Grove Vocational Farm offers opportunities to individuals with disabilities

    DeKALB – Gene Heinsohn is working to create better opportunities for his son and others with developmental disabilities who have few resources after t ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • U.S. markets rebound a day after big plunge

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Freddie Gray case: Judge refuses to drop charges against Baltimore police

    BALTIMORE – A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man who had ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • A look at recent law enforcement deaths across the U.S.

    CHICAGO – The killing of a veteran police officer northwest of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Hunt for suspects in shooting of Fox Lake officer continues

    FOX LAKE – Police have broadened their search for three people suspected in the shooting death of a Fox Lake police lieutenant and will continue scour ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Senate Democrats have votes to hand Obama victory on Iran deal

    WASHINGTON – Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland became the crucial 34th vote in favor the Iran nuclear deal Wednesday, ensuring a landmark v ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • U.S. productivity up 3.3 percent in spring, labor costs fall

    WASHINGTON – U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Clerk in Kentucky gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 8:20 am
  • HUD OKs loan guarantee to Rockford for project

    ROCKFORD – A resort, hotel and conference center in Rockford is one step closer to receiving federal help with a major renovation.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Federal judge orders Kentucky county clerk, and her staff to court

    MOREHEAD, Ky. – A county clerk who invoked “God’s authority” as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • State, Teamsters agree on new contract

    SPRINGFIELD – The Rauner administration said it has reached tentative or final agreements on new labor contracts with several Teamsters Union units re ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Clinton emails stressed protecting State Dept. info

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discuss ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Our View: Building a Frankenbudget in Springfield

    Our state deserves better than the Frankenbudget that state lawmakers are trying to cobble together one spending bill at a time in Springfield.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 9:54 pm
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