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  • Drugs blamed in death at hotel

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Charles “Chuck” Williams died of a drug overdose in a Sycamore hotel, DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller said Wednesday.
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Bold ideas make waves: Some residents in neighborhoods near NIU pushing back

    DeKALB – Tom Scott says Northern Illinois University can expect nearby residents to push back against some of the bold ideas proposed in the last few ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • D-424 has vacant school board seat

    Genoa-Kingston School District 424 has a school board vacancy for a term that expires in April 2015.
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Court nixes $3.4M award to child porn victim

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view t ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Spy plane outlasts Cold War, not defense cuts

    WASHINGTON – The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War, outlived its successor and proved crucial a half-century ago when two superpowers were on the b ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Bashtag: NYPD Twitter campaign backfires

    NEW YORK – To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.The nation’s ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Online donation drive focuses on DeKalb County nonprofits

    More than 40 area nonprofits are hoping for a donation frenzy May 6 through Give Local DeKalb County, an online donation drive designed to support loc ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Grand Prairie Gateway project hearing today

    The Illinois Commerce Commission will hold a public hearing today in Elgin to hear comments on ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway project, a proposal to bu ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Youth Service Bureau seeks new executive director

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Youth Service Bureau hopes to hire a new executive director by the end of June after parting ways with the man who served i ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • No charges over fake Peoria mayor Twitter account

    PEORIA – A man accused of creating a fake Twitter account in the name of Peoria’s mayor and posting lewd comments about sex and drugs will not face ch ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Hundreds of cases of pig virus reported in Ill.

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois agriculture officials say there have been hundreds of cases in Illinois of a deadly pig virus that's been spreading across the ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • April 23 police reports

    DeKalb cityDenaya C. Hoffstead, 21, of the 400 block of Charles Street, Sycamore, was charged Thursd ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • GOP leaders introduce Ill. term limits amendment

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Republican leaders have introduced a proposal that would force statewide officers to serve a two-term limit.
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Patronage allegations give Quinn challenger fodder

    CHICAGO – Allegations painting a culture of patronage hiring in Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration became an election-year obstacle for the Chicago Democ ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    BEIRUT– Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and childr ...
    NEW: April 23, 2014 - 10:31 pm
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