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  • Police reports for June 24

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Kishwaukee College seeks firm to help in presidential search

    MALTA – The Kishwaukee College Executive Committee has appointed two board members as co-chairs of the search committee to replace President Tom Choic ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Recent survey finds fewer Americans identify as Christians

    DEKALB – The share of Americans who identify themselves as Christians is declining, and given that some churches fail to connect with younger people, ...
    June 24, 2015 - 9:34 pm
  • Tornado relief organization from Fairdale donates supplies for Coal City residents

    MORRIS – Coal City is receiving help from volunteers from another town devastated by a tornado earlier this year. 
    June 25, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Gov. Rauner moves to keep schools open during budget clash

    CHICAGO – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Wednesday to increase state funding for education, ensuring schools remain open even if a disp ...
    June 25, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Fireworks set for July 4 at Hopkins Park in DeKalb

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is set to host its annual fireworks show in Hopkins Park on July 4 after the park board approved a contract with fir ...
    June 24, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologizes, sentenced to death

    BOSTON – In a startling turn, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized for the lethal attack for the first time Wednesday just before a jud ...
    June 24, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to end decades-old waiting period for handguns

    MILWAUKEE – Gov. Scott Walker planned to sign a pair of bills that would loosen Wisconsin's guns laws Wednesday, legislation that had passed the Repub ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Hillary Clinton takes a 'just enough' strategy to fundraising

    ST. LOUIS – The stars are out to raise money for Hillary Rodham Clinton: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett at the Plaza Hotel, Jon Bon Jovi at home in Jersey ...
    June 24, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Kingston man killed in motorcycle crash near Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A Kingston man who spent 27 years with the Elgin Police Department was killed Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash near Sycamore.
    June 24, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Kurds keep up offensive against extremists in Syria

    BEIRUT – Backed by U.S.-led airstrikes and buoyed by battlefield successes, Kurdish fighters kept up an offensive through northern Syria on Tuesday, d ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • Big retailers feel pressure on Confederate flag merchandise

    Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina, ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Agencies are wide open to hackers, cyberspies

    WASHINGTON – Passwords written down on desks. Outdated anti-virus software. “Perceived ineptitude” in information technology departments.
    June 23, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Saudi cables suggest money links with media

    BEIRUT – A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news a ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:09 pm
  • U.S. won’t threaten prosecution over ransom

    WASHINGTON – Softening longstanding policy, the Obama administration will tell families of Americans held by terror groups that they can communicate w ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:08 pm
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