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  • Amid crisis, Rio gov. warns Olympics could be 'big failure'

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio de Janeiro’s acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a “big failure” because of budget shortfalls that thre ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Abortion ruling may not open door for new Texas clinics

    AUSTIN, Texas – Abortion providers celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court striking down major Texas abortion restrictions Monday also begrudgingly acknowl ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Warren: Clinton can be trusted to fight Donald Trump

    CINCINNATI – Elizabeth Warren offered an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Monday, vouching for her as someone who could be trusted to fig ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana director resigns

    CHICAGO – An attorney appointed last year by Gov. Bruce Rauner to lead the Illinois medical marijuana program has resigned to pursue work in the priva ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore officials investigate after string of trash bin fires

    DeKALB – Authorities are investigating after three trash bin fires were reported Friday in DeKalb and Sycamore.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest 6 teens in spate of vehicle burglaries

    DeKALB – Police said Monday that they arrested two groups of teenagers during the early morning hours Sunday in connection with several burglaries to ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Judge allows Kingston suspect in double-rape case to travel to Wisconsin

    SYCAMORE – A judge gave a Kingston man accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday permission to travel to Wisconsin over the weekend, ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • Charity group seeking donations for DeKalb teen, transplant recipient

    DeKALB – The Children’s Organ Transplant Association is asking volunteers to help raise money to pay for a DeKalb teen’s medical expenses.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • DeKalb City Council passes $49.1M fiscal 2016.5 budget

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council was presented with several budget options for reducing spending, but in the end aldermen approved a plan that would s ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Real estate agents moving to State Street location

    SYCAMORE – The final vacant spot in the former DiMarzio building will be filled Aug. 1 by two Sycamore real estate agents.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • For DeKalb-area veterans, B-17's visit brings back memories

    DeKALB – Vaughn Heidenreich hadn’t been inside a B-17 bomber in nearly seven decades, but when he sat in his old position aboard a restored B-17 Monda ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Short-term budget fix for state close

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that he’s close to a compromise with Democratic lawmakers on a partial-year budget plan with just three da ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Study: Donald Trump's budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debt

    WASHINGTON – A new Washington study says Donald Trump's tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the c ...
    June 27, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Supreme Court overturns former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's bribery conviction

    WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that could make i ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments

    The BET Awards — or "The Prince Tribute Show" — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honori ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:13 am
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