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  • Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

    BRASILIA, Brazil – In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallying Christians in Boston

    BOSTON – The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham is holding a mass prayer rally in Boston as part of a 50-state tour to urge evangelicals to vote.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

    NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of wind tur ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Rauner vetoes $15 wage for caregivers, expanded child care

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed measures that would increase wages for workers who care for those with developmental disabilities and expan ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Malta Township Library to close for renovations this week

    MALTA – The Malta Township Public Library will be closed in September to allow for renovation on the interior of the original building, but library of ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • No late vehicle registration fines for people who didn't get reminders

    The state won’t charge late car registration fines to drivers who didn’t get a mailed notice.Gov. Br ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Fake bomb leads to real evacuation, arrest in DeKalb

    DeKALB – An amateur filmmaker’s misplaced movie prop led police to evacuate residents of about 45 apartments and the Kane County Bomb Squad to be summ ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Woman faces charges after DeKalb stabbing

    DeKALB – A 22-year-old woman faces felony domestic battery charges in connection with a stabbing Monday afternoon on Crane Drive in DeKalb.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • AMVETS service officer to be in DeKalb

    An AMVETS Department of Illinois service officer will be at the DeKalb post at 421 Oak St. Sept. 10 to share information with veterans.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Leland hosts Labor Day celebration

    The Leland Town & Country Association will kick off its Labor Day celebration with the sixth annual French Market Sept. 3 at the Leland Lions Club Pav ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Trump stand-ins struggle to defend nominee

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump isn’t making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Italy probes whether negligence played role in earthquake toll

    AMATRICE, Italy – Italian authorities are vowing to investigate whether negligence or fraud in adhering to building codes played a role in the high de ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Studies: Illinois' fixed-tuition law drives up out-of-state students' costs, fees for all

    CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois law that locks in tuition rates for in-state students appears to have the unintended effect of driving up tuition for out-of- ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • 2 Chicago men charged in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin

    CHICAGO – Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin o ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Public star-viewing party set at Afton Forest Preserve

    The Northwest Suburban Astronomers, in cooperation with the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District, will host a public star party Sept. 3 at the Afton ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
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