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  • NIU officials: Graduate's guest had measles

    DeKALB – A family member of a Northern Illinois University student who graduated during the 1:30 p.m. ceremony May 14 at the NIU Convocation Center wa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Fairdale warning siren dedication set for Sunday

    FAIRDALE – A ceremony to recognize the contributions of Rotary District 6420 and the Kishwaukee Sunrise Rotary Club will be held at the Fairdale warni ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Bernie Sanders' delegates brace for Philadelphia convention fight

    DENVER – Gabriel McArthur is heading to the Democratic National Convention in July to serve as a delegate for Bernie Sanders. Screaming and shouting a ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing abortion

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would ha ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet

    CAIRO – Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • TSA head: Expect more airport security delays despite funds

    CHICAGO – The head of the Transportation Security Administration warned travelers Friday to expect long airport security lines to continue during the ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Pregnant women in U.S. with Zika spikes in new count method

    NEW YORK – The number of pregnant women in the U.S. infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling because of a change in how the government is reporti ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • DeKalb County home sales up in April; inventory declines

    DeKALB – Home sales in DeKalb County increased 2 percent last month, while inventory of homes for sale declined, and prices increased.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Owner of former Otto's building in DeKalb must pay bank after lawsuit

    DeKALB – The owner of the former Otto’s nightclub building in DeKalb has been ordered to pay the bank almost $470,000 for failing to maintain the down ...
    May 21, 2016 - 7:44 pm
  • Cogs Run Genoa Days 5K to carry on tradition of Brett's Run

    GENOA – The Cogs Run Genoa Days 5K will be June 11 and will carry on a tradition that began a decade ago.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Genoa farmers market season opens Saturday

    GENOA – Farmers market season opens today in Genoa.The Genoa farmers market will feature more than 2 ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Permanency Action Team to give away 10,000 pounds of food

    DeKALB – The Permanency Action Team of DeKalb County will gather local family resources and give away more than 10,000 pounds of free food on Tuesday.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • 2 DeKalb men face drug charges after fleeing police

    SYCAMORE – Police said a DeKalb man led them on a chase that ended inside a Jewel grocery store, as his friend was being stopped down the road with al ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • DeKalb County legislators oppose state bill boosting caregivers' minimum wage

    DeKALB – A plan to boost some caregivers’ minimum wage to $15 an hour would do more harm than good to them and the clients they aid, local legislators ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • 'Cop on a Rooftop' event raises thousands for Special Olympics Illinois

    DeKALB – Officers piled into, and on top of, the DeKalb Dunkin’ Donuts on Friday to get their hands on something local police love – donations for the ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:58 pm
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