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  • August ends cool and dry across Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – The state climatologist says most of August was relatively cool and dry across Illinois.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • 8 now dead from Legionnaires' disease in western Illinois

    State officials are reporting another death and four new cases of Legionnaires' disease among residents of a western Illinois town, bringing the numbe ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Peoria, creator of Twitter parody account settle suit

    CHAMPAIGN– The city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a T ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Records show university’s response to Holmes

    DENVER – More than a month before James Holmes’ rampage at a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus pol ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Rauner wins labor fight; House fails to override veto

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Demmer will seek 3rd term in state House

    SPRINGFIELD – Dixon Republican Rep. Tom Demmer said he will seek a third term in the state House of Representatives.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Our View: Standing with police after Fox Lake officer's killing

    We offer our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, who was gunned down Tuesday m ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Sept. 3 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. 2, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Motorcyclists treated for injuries after crash

    SYCAMORE – A Hampshire woman was cited after police said she failed to yield at an intersection forcing two motorcyclists off the road near Sycamore.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Somonauk man charged with domestic battery

    DeKALB – A Somonauk man with two previous domestic battery convictions remained in the DeKalb County Jail on Wednesday on new charges.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • 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
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    Do you think a Kentucky county clerk should be jailed for refusing to issues marriage licenses in defiance of a court order?