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  • Sycamore names Illinois State Scholars

    Forty-five Sycamore High School seniors have been named Illinois State Scholars.Illinois State Schol ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Applications available for masters scholarship

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting applications for a scholarship for masters level or post-undergraduate education. The Spinoso Mast ...
    April 24, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

    WESTFIELD, Ind. – More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a ce ...
    April 24, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Lynch gets approved as attorney general

    WASHINGTON – Loretta Lynch won confirmation as the nation’s first black female attorney general Thursday from a Senate that forced her to wait more th ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Lawyer says fatally injured arrestee lacked belt

    BALTIMORE – No video captured what happened to Freddie Gray inside the police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Biden addresses sex assault prevention at U of I

    URBANA – Vice President Joe Biden brought the White House campaign to reduce college sexual assaults to the University of Illinois on Thursday, urging ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Catholics celebrate life of Cardinal George

    CHICAGO – Cardinal Francis George was remembered Thursday as a man of deep faith, intellect and compassion as Catholics said their final goodbyes to t ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • State lawmakers fast-track OKs for Obama, Lucas museums

    SPRINGFIELD – With fast-track votes, Illinois lawmakers pushed through legislation Thursday to ensure that Chicago can use public park land as a poten ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Services for homeless, rape victims cuts disclosed by Rauner

    SPRINGFIELD – Services for domestic violence victims, homeless young people and rape victims are among those facing cuts as Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • New DNA codes for mammoths: Step toward bringing them back?

    NEW YORK – Scientists are getting their best look yet at the DNA code for the woolly mammoth, thanks to work that could be a step toward bringing back ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Information sought about vehicle vandalism

    MAPLE PARK – Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism that occurred to a vehicle parked in the driveway of a Maple Park residence.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Michael Brown’s parents file lawsuit against the city of Ferguson

    CLAYTON, Mo. – Michael Brown’s parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal bat ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Police: Boyfriend cut with scissors, maced by woman

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman who was charged with aggravated domestic battery after she cut her boyfriend with scissors was released Thursday on $300 bail.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Police association to host pancake breakfast

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Police Benevolent and Protective Association is inviting community members to its annual pancake breakfast Sunday.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Petraeus sentenced to 2 years’ probation

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced Thursday ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Crime levels dropped in DeKalb in 2014, statistics show. Have you noticed?
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