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  • July 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 ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Middle School PTA honors crossing guard

    Harold Lave was a crossing guard at Huntley Middle School for about nine years and when he died March 3, PTA parents wanted to figure out a way to mem ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Without a Illinois state budget, providers prepare, officials go to court

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ government weathered its second day without a state budget Thursday, and while legislative chambers were silent, service provi ...
    July 2, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Northern Illinois University, Kishwaukee College, go smoke-free

    DeKALB – A smoke break between classes is going to be harder to come by at Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee College.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • DeKalb County Board approves jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board has approved a $35 million borrowing plan to finance expansion and renovations at the county jail.
    July 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Man faces up to five years in prison for 2012 attack on NIU student

    SYCAMORE – A 25-year-old Melrose Park man who attacked and tried to rape a Northern Illinois University student in 2012 was recommended Thursday for a ...
    July 2, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Police: Minor sets fire to Malta playground

    MALTA – Officials are investigating a late-night fire at the Malta Township Park playground that destroyed much of the equipment and was believed to h ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:58 am
  • 10,000 toilet paper rolls stolen from Illinois charity

    SPRINGFIELD – Police in Springfield are investigating after someone stole 10,000 rolls of toilet paper from a central Illinois food pantry.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Rockford police to start using stun guns again after 6 years

    ROCKFORD – The Rockford Police Department says that electronic stun guns are returning after a six-year absence.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Illinois congregation donates church to college

    WEST FRANKFORT – Members of a dwindling congregation in southern Illinois have donated their church to a small area college.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Rauner budget chief: Dems' spending plan 'unconstitutional'

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget director says a one-month spending plan proposed by Democrats is "unconstitutional" because it wou ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • As S.C. fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual

    GREELEYVILLE, S.C. – The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church i ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • State medical marijuana patients now at 2,600

    CHICAGO – With the number of Illinois medical marijuana patients inching slowly upward to 2,600 on Wednesday, the state’s licensed growers are fine-tu ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Mayor: Chicago school cuts to include layoffs, less maintenance

    CHICAGO – Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts – including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation – to ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Judge again denies motion to suppress statements in stabbing case

    SYCAMORE – A judge again ruled that DeKalb Police acted appropriately when they questioned a Sycamore woman accused of attacking and trying to kill he ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:25 am
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