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  • Police: DNA links DeKalb man to 2012 attack

    DeKALB — It has been nearly two years since a DeKalb man told police he was beaten up while he was sleeping in his apartment, and now, a suspect is in ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Photos: Welcome Home Jim Rogers

    Images from the Honor Flight welcome-home celebration at Midway Airport on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • School district police stock up free military gear

    LOS ANGELES – School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored v ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Geneva man confirmed as 1st human West Nile case of the year in Kane County

    GENEVA – A 33-year-old Geneva man has been confirmed this week as the first human case of the West Nile virus to be reported this year by the Kane Cou ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Medical marijuana dispensary proposed in Manhattan

    MANHATTAN—Michelle Sumner of Plainfield brought plans for a medical marijuana dispensary to the Village Board Tuesday night, saying her motivation is ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant sentenced to 50 years for sex crimes involving young boy

    ROCKFORD – A federal judge had harsh words and choice adjectives for the sex crimes committed by a one-time McHenry County Sheriff's sergeant.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • McHenry home used as private day care vandalized with racial slur, threat

    McHENRY — A McHenry home and private day care was vandalized with a death threat and racial slur Wednesday morning, police and the homeowner said.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Hundreds apply for jobs at Illinois Thomson prison

    THOMSON – Hundreds of applicants, some from as far as Kentucky and Minnesota, have come to northeastern Illinois to attend a three-day hiring fair at ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • DeKalb man again accused of stalking

    DeKALB — A DeKalb man convicted earlier this year of aggravated stalking and violating an order of protection now is accused of the same offenses agai ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Obama reaffirms opposition to U.S. combat in Iraq

    TAMPA, Fla. – President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, des ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Bears Chairman McCaskey enjoys the anonymity of life far from Chicago

    Note to readers: This story first published in the sixth edition of Chicago Football (the magazine), which appeared on news stands beginning Sept. ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • DeKalb woman airlifted from Route 38 crash

    CORTLAND – A 58-year-old DeKalb woman was airlifted to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford on Wednesday after her vehicle drifted across the ce ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 17, 2014 - 6:08 pm
  • Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    WASHINGTON – Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • West Frankfort man convicted of burning girlfriend

    BENTON – A southern Illinois judge on Tuesday convicted a West Frankfort man of setting his girlfriend on fire.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. – Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavi ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:32 pm
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