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  • Obama feeling 'feisty,' ready to take on the 'crazies'

    LAS VEGAS – President Barack Obama is putting people on notice: He's back from vacation feeling "refreshed, renewed, recharged" — and "a little feisty ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • U.S. home prices rise steadily in June as sales pick up

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose solidly in June, another sign of health in the housing market.The ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • DeKalb City Council approves 1st reading of rezoning request for University Village project

    DeKALB – The City Council gave preliminary approval to rezone University Village Monday after a lengthy discussion among council members and the publi ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Islamic State’s destruction of Syrian temple erases rich history

    BEIRUT – The destruction of the nearly 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin by Islamic State militants erased a symbol of the once rich religious life ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides

    TORONTO – The hacking of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian p ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Judge to decide in Chicago overtime case

    CHICAGO – A federal judge is deciding whether Chicago police officers are entitled to overtime pay for fielding work-related calls and emails on their ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Stocks slump; Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-pt. slide

    U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Maple Park man gets 19 years in prison in drug plea

    A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house is going to prison, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s Attor ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County names Ellen Rogers interim executive director

    DeKALB – Ellen Rogers has been named interim executive director of the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County after the sudden death of Tom Zucker l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Aug. 25 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 ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Kishwaukee YMCA to offer after-school care

    DeKALB — When DeKalb School District 428 starts classes Wednesday, summer break will be over for all local students.DeKALB — When DeKalb School Distri ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • NIU police nab Florida robbery suspect

    SYCAMORE – Northern Illinois University Police arrested a 17-year-old Sunday who is wanted on a warrant for robbery from Broward County, Florida, acco ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Chicago man pleads not guilty to sex abuse, child porn charges

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Chicago man pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal sex abuse and child pornography charges in connection with his involvement ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner to speak at DCEDC dinner in October

    SYCAMORE – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will speak at the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp.’s annual dinner event Oct. 29.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Illinois House to consider MAP grant bill

    DeKALB – Focus will be on the Illinois House today as it takes up a bill that would – some hope – lead to the state authorizing $343 million for the M ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:49 pm
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