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  • Hillary Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

    CLEVELAND – Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president whe ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year

    WASHINGTON – The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican c ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • U.S. economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to greater spending by busines ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Charges against 3 in DeKalb armed robbery

    DeKALB – Police say they are fairly certain that the three men arrested after an armed robbery attempt at a T-Mobile store Wednesday afternoon are the ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Judge sentences Holmes to life

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare wars

    ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1223 – Airline fare wars are making a comeback.Don’t expect widespre ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • U.S. stocks rebound to log best day in 4 years

    An afternoon surge Wednesday gave the stock market its best day in close to four years, as stocks rebounded from a six-day slump.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Seizing assets of ex-Dixon comptroller is balancing act

    DIXON – The U.S. Marshal’s Asset Forfeiture Division is recovering the assets of imprisoned former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, but officials sai ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • New law helps sex assault survivors

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is hailing a new state law that will prevent hospitals from billing survivors of sexual assault for m ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Obama Foundation begins search for Chicago library architect

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama’s foundation has started the process of choosing an architect to design his presidential library.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Report: Teacher pension perk not uncommon across Illinois

    CHICAGO – Hundreds of school districts across Illinois cover either all or most of their teachers’ retirement contributions.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Forced out U of I officials land high-paid faculty jobs

    CHAMPAIGN – The resignation of the top administrator at the University of Illinois’ flagship campus is following a familiar script: Step down under pr ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Aug. 27 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 ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 students head back to school

    DeKALB – Summer came to a close in DeKalb County as District 428 students filed into their respective schools Wednesday morning. 
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Corn Fest road closures begin today

    Corn Fest is coming to downtown DeKalb from Friday through Sunday. Glidden, Ellwood and Haish city p ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
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