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  • 21 killed by Mexican army had surrendered

    ARCELIA, Mexico – A woman said she saw Mexican soldiers shoot and kill her 15-year-old daughter after a confrontation with a suspected drug gang even ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone – In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to t ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Illinois unemployment rate sees drop in August

    ST. LOUIS – Illinois’ unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent, the sixth straight monthly decrease in the state’s jobless rate, the Illinois Depart ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Ukraine’s pleas for lethal aid from U.S. go unmet

    WASHINGTON – In a show of solidarity with Ukraine, President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of the embattled former Soviet republic to the White ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • DeKalb woman gets 12 years for abusing boy

    DeKALB – A 27-year-old DeKalb woman was sentenced to 12 years in prison after admitting to forcing a young boy to perform sex acts on her.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Sept. 18 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • DeKalb woman in court for Smoker’s World crash

    SYCAMORE – The woman accused of smashing her car into a DeKalb business, driving away and then failing to immediately pull over for police appeared in ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • NIU’s budget has small surplus

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University’s trustees unanimously approved a budget for this academic year with a small surplus, despite declining state ai ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Focusing on the positive: Brian R. King helps others cope with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident Brian R. King used to get phone calls at least three times a week from school officials about his 6-year-old son’s behavior p ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Photos: DeKalb 3, Sycamore 1

    Images from the soccer match up in Sycamore. ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:20 pm
  • McHenry man denied health insurance under Affordable Care Act despite U.S. citizenship

    MCHENRY – Tom Jablonski was born at 8:12 a.m. in July 1962 in McHenry, according to his birth certificate.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • 2 Illinois women die from West Nile virus

    SPRINGFIELD – Two women with West Nile virus have died, becoming the state's first deaths from the illness this year, health officials announced Thurs ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 3:23 pm
  • No injuries in Coal City house fire

    COAL CITY – No one was injured when a basement fire damaged a two-story home Thursday.The Coal City ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • McHenry woman charged with prostitution at massage parlor

    McHENRY — A McHenry woman was arrested Wednesday after she offered to perform a sex act on an undercover McHenry police officer in exchange for money, ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • ComEd settles for $46M with state of Illinois

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission on Thursday approved a $46.2 million Commonwealth Edison settlement over lawsuits with the state that could ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:08 pm
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