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  • Zoo asks public to vote on names for wolf pups

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Zoological Society says the new additions to Brookfield Zoo’s animal population are healthy. Now they just need names.
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Theater shooter John Russell Houser’s mental problems didn’t stop him from buying gun

    LAFAYETTE, La. – John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Star-studded opening ceremony kicks off ’15 Special Olympics

    LOS ANGELES – The Special Olympic World Games kicked off Saturday in Los Angeles as 6,500 athletes from 165 countries streamed into the Memorial Colis ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Turkey bombing ISIS, but also hitting Kurdish targets

    ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey’s sudden willingness to join the fight against the Islamic State group is a sign that it’s afraid of losing clout with the U.S ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Sandra Bland funeral draws mourners, supporters to Lisle church

    LISLE – The upbeat music that played Saturday morning at the DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church in Lisle was in stark contrast to the somber fa ...
    July 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Hillary Clinton to testify before Benghazi panel in October

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Oct. 22 before the House committee investigating the deaths of four Americans in the 2012 attacks in ...
    July 25, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Turkish bombing of IS marks end of tacit truce

    ISTANBUL – Last month, the first edition of the Islamic State group’s Turkish-language magazine contained not a word of criticism of the Turkish gover ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

    WASHINGTON – A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hill ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • No warning as drifter with violent past opened fire

    LAFAYETTE, La. – A man who lost his family, home and businesses as he spent years angrily espousing right-wing extremism on television, the Internet a ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4M vehicles

    DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took contro ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Mitsubishi Motors to end U.S. production

    NORMAL – Mitsubishi Motors confirmed Friday that it plans to stop production at its only U.S. factory and sell the plant in central Illinois that has ...
    July 24, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • July 25 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 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • NIU player charged with driving under the influence

    SYCAMORE – A Northern Illinois University football player faces felony charges after police said they stopped him drunkenly driving 93 mph on Route 23 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Police: Elburn man faces battery charges

    SYCAMORE – An Elburn man faces domestic battery charges after police said he knowingly punched a pregnant woman in the stomach.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Sweet corn stands pop up around the county

    DeKALB – For some, a bite into the first pick of Barb Pondelick’s sweet corn is an anticipated summer tradition.
    July 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
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