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  • Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effor ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Tribune Publishing gets new top shareholder: Chicago Sun-Times majority owner Michael Ferro

    CHICAGO – Tribune Publishing, the troubled owner of the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers around the country, said it received a $44.4 million cash ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • Explosives threat one of many to Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department due to 'Making a Murderer'

    MANITOWOC, Wis. – Bomb threats to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office that made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the convict profiled in ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • National Prayer Breakfast: Obama says faith is 'great cure' for fear

    WASHINGTON – Delivering his last annual sermon to Washington's elite, President Barack Obama on Thursday warned of the corrosive impact of fear in pub ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Sycamore Jazz Band performs at The House

    The Sycamore High School Jazz Band Ensemble recently was invited to perform at The House Cafe in DeKalb.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Metra will miss 2018 deadline for new rail safety technology

    CHICAGO – The Metra commuter railroad will miss a 2018 deadline for installing safety technology on all of its Chicago-area routes, but said Wednesday ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:27 am
  • Widow of Illinois cop who staged suicide pleads not guilty

    WAUKEGAN –The wife of a disgraced Illinois police officer who staged his suicide to appear he was gunned down in the line of duty, sparking an intensi ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner creates privately funded economic agency

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner used his executive powers Wednesday to establish a privately run and funded economic development corporation that’ll take ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:23 am
  • Feb. 4 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 ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Genoa woman taken to hospital after wreck

    GENOA – A woman was transported to Kishwaukee Hospital with injuries that were not life threatening after an accident Wednesday.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Maple Park Village Board approves new police chief

    DeKALB – The Maple Park Village Board has unanimously approved the hiring of a new police chief to replace the retiring chief in May.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Bond set at $500K for DeKalb man charged with sexually assaulting child

    SYCAMORE – A judge set bond for a DeKalb man charged with sexually assaulting a child for whom his brother baby-sat.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Provider plans to fill senior care void left by LSSI's closing

    DeKALB – A Chicago-based social service provider is set to open an office in DeKalb and hire workers who will be laid off when Lutheran Social Service ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Students highlight acting, speech skills in prep for weekend competition

    DeKALB – District 428 high school students got a chance to show off their charisma Wednesday in preparation for their regional forensics competition. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is
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