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  • Blagojevich’s request for lighter sentence denied

    CHICAGO – An appeals court in Chicago took just three days to reject a request from imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich for another senten ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • Secrecy decisions threaten ‘drain the swamp’ pledge

    WASHINGTON – The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to ask whether President Donald Trump’s ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Two-car vehicle crash in DeKalb injures one

    DeKALB – A two-car crash at the corner of state Route 23 and Perry Road resulted in a minor injury and a car rolling multiple times, according to a ne ...
    April 21, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Photos: Slow Smoke BBQ opens its new Sycamore restaurant

    Hungry? Slow Smoke BBQ just opened its Sycamore store ...
    April 21, 2017 - 3:54 pm
  • Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration intensified its effort to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigratio ...
    April 21, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • Luxury home and Victorian charm: What $450,000 can get you in Sycamore

    Check out this $450,000 Sycamore home, listed for sale on Zillow ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • General Motors quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory

    VALENCIA, Venezuela – General Motors announced Thursday that it was shuttering its operations in Venezuela after authorities seized its factory in the ...
    April 21, 2017 - 1:34 am
  • ‘Pushing Limits’ theme of NIU’s TEDx event

    DeKALB – Ready to expand that brain of yours?TEDxNIU, a local nonprofit and nonpartisan group that e ...
    April 21, 2017 - 1:31 am
  • New family-run bakery opens in Hinckley

    HINCKLEY – Equipped with her mother’s coffee cake recipe and help in the kitchen from her family, Jacqueline Harrington fulfilled her lifelong dream o ...
    April 21, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Town hall to address Rep. Kinzinger tonight at NIU

    DeKALB – Constituents of Illinois’ 16th Congressional District will have a chance to voice their concerns to U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, du ...
    April 21, 2017 - 1:04 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with attempted aggravated robbery

    DeKALB – A 40-year-old DeKalb man was arrested Thursday after attempting a robbery during a drug deal Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Sycamore History Museum plans expansion on Engh Farm

    SYCAMORE – Plans to expand the programs and exhibits offered at the Sycamore History Museum could include partnering with other historical organizatio ...
    April 21, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • DeKalb family celebrates one-year anniversary of son's heart transplant

    DeKALB – A year ago Wednesday, 18-year-old Ricky De La Cruz of DeKalb was undergoing a life-saving heart transplant.
    April 22, 2017 - 1:20 am
  • Photos: Ricky De La Cruz celebrates 1 year after heart transplant

    Ricky De La Cruz of DeKalb, 18, celebrates on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, exactly one year after his successful heart transplant.
    April 21, 2017 - 12:32 am
  • Cellphone access to DeKalb County 911 center restored

    DeKALB – Verizon and U.S. Cellular cellphone customers can again get through to the DeKalb County 911 center.
    April 20, 2017 - 10:29 am
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