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  • Joliet man charged with arson in fire that leveled RoomPlace warehouse

    A Joliet man has been charged with setting the fire that destroyed the RoomPlace furniture warehouse April 21 in Woodridge.
    April 30, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • DeKalb swears in new fire, police employees; 4 promoted

    DeKALB – This week DeKalb City Council members watched as six police officers and firefighters were sworn in.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb County celebrates Arbor Day

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    April 29, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb senior, Willis Brei, crowned 2016 Mr. DHS

    DeKALB – DeKalb High School senior Willis Brei charmed the judges at Friday’s “Once Upon a Time” pageant, and went home crowned Mr. DeKalb High School ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration wants federal agencies to stop asking early questions about some job applicants’ criminal history, part of an ef ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Man shot at TV station charged with arson, other charges

    BALTIMORE – Criminal charges have been filed against a man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal cost ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Republicans make peace with Trump as nominee

    WASHINGTON – They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the ide ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:32 pm
  • Friend of Charleston church massacre suspect pleads guilty

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – A friend of the white man accused of killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study at a Charleston church last year pleaded ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Board to review 15 conditions for Illinois medical marijuana

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois patients who want to use medical marijuana legally will try again to expand the program to include chronic pain, diabetes, migr ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Lawmaker calls for Illinois to revoke Hastert's pension

    CHICAGO – An Illinois state senator is urging the state to strip Dennis Hastert of the taxpayer-funded pension he receives from when he was state legi ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:31 pm
  • Ill. weighs aid for students in U.S. illegally

    SPRINGFIELD – Laura Vivaldo considers herself fortunate among her Illinois college classmates who are in the U.S. illegally and struggle to pay tuitio ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Chicago cop was shot when fleeing suspect tossed gun

    CHICAGO – Prosecutors said a man charged with shooting a Chicago police officer was attempting to toss away a gun when it discharged and wounded the o ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • 5 baby bison born at Illinois grassland preserve

    WILMINGTON – For the first time, a national grassland preserve in northeastern Illinois has added to its bison herd through newborns – and not just on ...
    April 29, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Senior assessment exemption applications now available

    Applications for the 2016 Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Exemption are available to qualified DeKalb County seniors 65 and older.
    April 29, 2016 - 9:21 pm
  • Cinco de Mayo celebration set for Sunday in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The 19th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration is planned for 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday in downtown Sycamore.
    April 29, 2016 - 9:12 pm
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