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  • Area police take to the rooftops for Special Olympics awareness

    Police officers across the state, including DeKalb and Sycamore, will be hanging out atop area Dunkin’ Donuts today to raise awareness for Special Oly ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Chicago Road will be resurfaced this summer

    Chicago Road between Maplewood Road and Somonauk Road will undergo resurfacing from June 8 through June 30. 
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Northern Illinois man's body to be exhumed in 1948 cold case

    OREGON – The former mayor of a northern Illinois city is making a final attempt to crack an unsolved double homicide dating back to 1948.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • National Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row

    OXON HILL, Md. – They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Former House Speaker Hastert charged with violating bank laws, lying to FBI

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, a Republican who served as the U.S. representative from the 14th Congressional District for 20 years, was char ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Former Genoa-Kingston athlete, valedictorian Ethan Menges continues to fight from viral infection

    For Ethan Menges, hanging out with family and friends now means watching a movie from his hospital bed in Madison, Wisconsin.
    May 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • KishHealth in talks with Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

    DeKALB – KishHealth System, DeKalb County’s largest private employer, is in talks with Northwestern Memorial HealthCare that could end with the local ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Why a shrinking U.S. economy last quarter isn't cause for fear

    WASHINGTON – Another first quarter of the year. Another reversal for the U.S. economy. Another expectation of a rebound to come.
    May 28, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Bill penalizes for leaving pets in extreme weather

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers have sent Gov. Bruce Rauner legislation that would make leaving pets outside in extreme hot or cold weather punishabl ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • May 28 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 ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Rick Santorum announces second White House run

    CABOT, Pa. – Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • DeKalb police, Axletree offer free bike skills education event

    DeKALB – On June 20, the DeKalb police and Axletree, a local bike advocacy group, will host a free bike education event for the public. 
    May 27, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict

    LA JOLLA, Calif. – The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believ ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Nebraska abolishes death penalty

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska abolished the death penalty Wednesday over the governor’s objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual ba ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • 2 tornadoes touch down in causing minor damage

    ATKINSON – Weather officials say a pair of tornadoes caused minor damage in northern Illinois.The Na ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:32 pm
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