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  • Jail releases more footage of Bland

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – Texas authorities Tuesday released several hours of video footage of Sandra Bland during her three days in jail to address rumors t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama arrived in East Africa with no big American aid packages, no ramped up U.S. military resources for figh ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Accused man thought lion hunt was legal

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday that he thought everything about ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    TEQUESTA, Fla. – Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Trump continues to dangle 3rd party prospect

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is running for president as a Republican, and he says that won’t change – so long as he’s “treated fairly.”
    July 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Gov. halts payment of video gambling profits

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Illinois municipalities that host video gambling in bars and restaurants won’t get their cut of profits from the machines until th ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • Rauner praises vote to block pay increase

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • DeKalb Park District celebrates 80th anniversary with special activities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a variety of special events Friday through Tuesday. 
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Sycamore registration begins next week

    SYCAMORE – Express registration for Sycamore High School will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5 in the main gym at the school, 427 Spartan Trai ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics to close DeKalb store by Nov. 5

    DeKALB – After 40 years in the city, Jo-Ann Fabrics plans to close its DeKalb location by Nov. 5.Kri ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Kishwaukee Hopsital to host Latch On breast-feeding event

    DeKALB – Kishwaukee Hospital’s Breastfeeding Center will host a Latch On event Saturday. “Latch-on i ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 tax abatement talks continue

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 Board has looked over the preliminary draft of its plan for tax abatement restructuring.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Informal and formal milk sharing options available in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Geness Juraska is happy to share what she doesn’t need with other mothers, including her extra breast milk.
    July 28, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Greyhound service comes to NIU

    DeKALB – Students attending Northern Illinois University this fall will have another option for traveling to the university from Chicago and from poin ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Police arrest woman in connection with DeKalb apartment fire

    SYCAMORE – A request to reduce bond was denied Tuesday for an Evergreen Park woman who prosecutors say started a fire at her boyfriend's DeKalb apartm ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:51 pm
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