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  • NIU, DeKalb look to aid broader University Village area

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University and city leaders want to help University Village residents, but first they have to understand who lives there an ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Thousands released after immigration holds denied

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – Immigration officials say local authorities across the U.S. released thousands of immigrants from jails this year despite efforts ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • GOP turns to Ebola fears in campaign drive

    WASHINGTON – Republicans are tapping into Americans’ fears about Ebola in their latest attacks on the competence of the Obama administration, adding a ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Body camera use concerns Illinois police officers

    CHICAGO – State lawmakers crafting legislation that would govern the use of body cameras by police officers got a glimpse Friday of a complicated deba ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois unemployment falls again, to 6.6 percent

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois’ unemployment rate fell again in September, dropping to 6.6 percent in a seventh straight month of improvement, the Illinois Depa ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Moline man takes oars for first time at 72

    MOLINE – Since he was young, Tom Sisson, of East Moline, considered the sport of rowing to be out of his reach. But on Sept. 23 the 72-year-old took t ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Franks Haunted House to mark 25th year

    BIG ROCK – Halloween Fest is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Franks Haunted House next weekend.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Oct. 17 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 ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Miller-Ellwood log cabin to get historical marker

    GENOA – The Miller-Ellwood log cabin will receive a historic marker dedication Nov. 1.The 1835 Mille ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Fla. man gets life in prison in loud music killing

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonvi ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Judge denies Tsarnaev bid to suppress evidence

    BOSTON – A federal judge on Friday rejected a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to throw out evidence collected ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Leaders focus on relationships, amenities to improve University Village

    DeKALB – Jerry Wright sometimes wishes he could go back to his days as the self-proclaimed mayor of University Village.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Illinois to create statewide Ebola task force

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ plan for dealing with the Ebola threat is evolving as health officials in the public and private sectors learn from mistakes made ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Climate scientist touts wind energy at NIU

    DeKALB – The answer to the world’s increasing energy demand could be blowing in the wind, renowned climate scientist Richard Alley told around 200 peo ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Photos: University Village

    Images of residents past and present. ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:27 pm
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