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  • Downtown Sycamore hosts annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Turning Back Time Car Show

    SYCAMORE – Steven Smith has had his 1969 Camaro for about 10 years, and almost every one of those years he’s cruised it into downtown for the annual F ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • DeKalb and Sycamore navigate boundary agreements

    DeKALB – Officials with the city of DeKalb are in talks with their counterparts in Sycamore about an intergovernmental boundary line agreement that al ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Photos: Turning Back Time Car Cruise

    Cars of all kinds filled Sycamore this weekend. ...
    July 26, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • 2016 Republicans use Donald Trump, TV to make debate cut

    AMES, Iowa – Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a ...
    July 26, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Lawmakers seek federal flood relief for farmers

    CHICAGO – Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation are asking President Barack Obama to approve federal disaster relief for farmers hit by severe ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • 25 years on, Americans with Disabilities Act has changed lives of millions

    NEW YORK – Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs’ world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer v ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Blase Cupich says Chicago Archdiocese will act on climate change

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Catholic archdiocese is the nation’s first to monitor its buildings’ power and water usage and greenhouse gas emissions.
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Sandra Bland’s death in jail focuses new attention on inmate suicides

    DALLAS – When Sandra Bland died in a small Texas jail last week, she became just the latest name on a long list of inmates whose deaths were determine ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Consumer groups questions lax Illinois laws on ATV safety

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has some of the least-restrictive laws regulating all-terrain vehicles, and enthusiasts and consumer advocates are divided abou ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Zoo asks public to vote on names for wolf pups

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Zoological Society says the new additions to Brookfield Zoo’s animal population are healthy. Now they just need names.
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Theater shooter John Russell Houser’s mental problems didn’t stop him from buying gun

    LAFAYETTE, La. – John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Star-studded opening ceremony kicks off ’15 Special Olympics

    LOS ANGELES – The Special Olympic World Games kicked off Saturday in Los Angeles as 6,500 athletes from 165 countries streamed into the Memorial Colis ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Turkey bombing ISIS, but also hitting Kurdish targets

    ANKARA, Turkey – Turkey’s sudden willingness to join the fight against the Islamic State group is a sign that it’s afraid of losing clout with the U.S ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Sandra Bland funeral draws mourners, supporters to Lisle church

    LISLE – The upbeat music that played Saturday morning at the DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church in Lisle was in stark contrast to the somber fa ...
    July 25, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Hillary Clinton to testify before Benghazi panel in October

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Oct. 22 before the House committee investigating the deaths of four Americans in the 2012 attacks in ...
    July 25, 2015 - 11:39 am
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