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  • Oswego man held in child sex case; more charges possible

    SYCAMORE – An Oswego man is being held on $750,000 bond after being charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Martin Luther King Jr. remembered through volunteer projects

    Ken Saffron said the benefits of MLK Work Day at the Opportunity House in Sycamore were two-fold; not only did volunteers help clean windows, but they ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • DeKalb man facing murder charges in girlfriend’s homicide seeks lower bond

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of murder in the death of his 19-year-old girlfriend and hiding her body in a closet is asking a judge to lower his bo ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Egyptian Theatre could face renovations, new ownership

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to show that the city does not contribute any funds toward the Egyptian Theatre's $350,000 annual operati ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • In early GOP win on health care repeal, Congress OKs budget

    WASHINGTON – Ascendant Republicans drove a budget through Congress on Friday that gives them an early but critical victory in their crusade to scrap P ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Trump's team of rivals: Discordant notes in the amen chorus

    WASHINGTON – You can’t really call them “yes men.” Maybe we’re meeting Donald Trump’s “yes, but” men.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Report says Chicago police violated civil rights for years

    CHICAGO – The Justice Department on Friday laid bare years of civil rights violations by Chicago police, blasting the nation’s second-largest departme ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Photos: Target teams with United Way for MLK Winter Work Days volunteer event

    Team members from the Target Distribution Center volunteered at multiple non-profit agencies in DeKalb and Sycamore to participate in a United Way MLK ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:48 pm
  • Democratic Rep. John Lewis: Donald Trump not a 'legitimate president'

    WASHINGTON – Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he's doesn't consider Donald Trump a "legitimate president," blaming the Russians for helping the Republi ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • Don's what? Portable toilet names covered for inauguration

    WASHINGTON – It's the great port-a-potty cover-up for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.Wo ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:35 pm
  • Library receives donation from Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

    The Flewellin Memorial Library in Shabbona received a $5,000 donation from the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation that will be used to support youth progr ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:22 am
  • Millennials are falling behind their boomer parents

    SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off than you.With a me ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:51 am
  • More pay, greater confidence lifts U.S. retail sales 0.6 percent

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid i ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • Nintendo: Nintendo Switch game console to launch in March

    TOKYO – The Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for about $260 in Japan, starting March 3, the same date as its global rollout in the U.S. an ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • DeKalb waste containers available for extra week

    DeKALB – The three yard waste containers in DeKalb will be available until Jan. 20.DeKalb’s Public W ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:17 am
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