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  • Cortland man faces sex abuse charges

    DeKALB – Police arrested a Cortland man at his home Thursday in connection with allegations of sexual abuse of child.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • New law gives veterans preference in private hiring

    DeKALB – Illinois veterans could get a boost with their job search now that private sector employers can legally give them preference when hiring.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Local youth cook up healthy meals at Kishwaukee Hospital camp

    DeKALB – Noelle Simone didn’t just learn how to cook healthy food choices this week – she learned how to do it safely.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Spare parts arrive in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Brian Gregory and Giovanni Serra drove about 145 miles round-trip to Joliet on Thursday, but it will pay off it spades.
    July 31, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Window portraits celebrate NIU athletics, relationship with DeKalb

    DeKALB – Huskie football fever is set to go long, rushing from the confines of its Northern University stadium to storefront windows of downtown DeKal ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Jeb Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

    ORLANDO, Florida – Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and Africa ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore Receives Parking Meters From Joliet

    The City of Joliet sold nearly 600 coin-operated parking meters to the City of Sycamore for $300 so that Sycamore may replace or fix any malfunctionin ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 8:41 am
  • Sanders local organizing event bigger than expected in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Local organizers were expecting around 20 people to attend Bernie Sander’s grassroots campaign organizing event Wednesday. But over 100 fille ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

    SAN FRANCISCO – Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other socia ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Moderate Kirk can survive party-member criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Political experts say U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk can survive damaging criticism from a fellow Republican fundraiser.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Ohio cop indicted in traffic-stop shooting

    CINCINNATI – A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Rauner vetoes strike, lockout ban as union OKs extension

    CHAMPAIGN – Even as Illinois and the union that represents most of its employees agreed to a short-term deal Wednesday to keep workers on the job thro ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Court: Drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test

    CHICAGO – Lex, the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.That ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:18 pm
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