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  • SMS names students of the month for May

    Sycamore Middle School has named its Students of the Month for May. The sixth-grade students are Ella Follman, Mack Ernster, Taryn Sibley and Mariam M ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Boeing says it signs historic sales agreement with Iran Air

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy its aircraft, ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Hundreds of new evacuations across West as wildfires surge

    LOS ANGELES – Surging wildfires on Tuesday forced new evacuations of hundreds of homes across the West, while firefighters began beating back a pair o ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • No 'magic bullet' against jihadist propaganda, Lynch says

    ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando massacre at a popular gay nightclub shows no one yet has “found the magic bullet” to prevent Americans from being inspired ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Clinton warns that Trump would plunge economy into recession

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Donald Trump would send the U.S. economy back into recession, warning his “reckless” approach would ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • Plane lands at South Pole in daring winter medical rescue

    WASHINGTON – After flying through dangerous dark and cold, a rescue plane landed Tuesday at the South Pole to evacuate a sick worker from a remote U.S ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:08 pm
  • DeKalb police golf outing set for July 9

    DeKALB – The charitable arm of the DeKalb Police Department will be donating a portion of its fundraiser proceeds to the Special Olympics.
    June 21, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Goodwill, Manpower hosting emplyment event

    DeKALB ­ Temporary hiring agency Manpower and Goodwill Industries are collaborating to host a hiring event for full-time employment positions.
    June 21, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Attorney: Rights of federal officer violated by police

    SYCAMORE – A U.S. postal inspector accused of soliciting a prostitute has asked a judge to suppress evidence in the case, claiming the arresting offic ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • DeKalb council to look at fiscal 2016.5 budget

    DeKALB – The city could spend more than $21 million as part of a six-month budget plan, which could nibble away at the general fund balance that has r ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • Rep. Randy Hultgren talks taxes, obstacles with small-business owners

    McHENRY – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren teamed up with a national pro-business group to talk about the importance of small businesses in McHenry County.
    June 21, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • DeKalb County could see severe weather today

    DeKALB – DeKalb County could be in for some severe weather today. The National Weather Service Stor ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Judge will consider appointing a special prosecutor in Ridulph case

    SYCAMORE –  A judge will allow a hearing to determine whether DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack’s involvement in a 59-year-old cold case ...
    June 21, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Republican senator Susan Collins seeks bipartisan support for gun deal

    WASHINGTON – A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorist ...
    June 21, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Abortion, race, immigration among last Supreme Court cases

    WASHINGTON – It happens every June. The Supreme Court nears the finish line with the most contentious cases still to be resolved.
    June 21, 2016 - 1:51 pm
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