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  • Ferguson waits on grand jury

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, a ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • The Gift of Giving

    CHICAGO – On a memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with an announcement: She was about to hand out money.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Islamic State recruits, exploits children

    BEIRUT – Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and intersections in Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their b ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

    WASHINGTON – A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation’s capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the u ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Three injured in Friday crash on Peace Road

    DeKALB – Three people were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb with injuries that were not life-threatening after a crash Friday on Peace Road at B ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Health care buying, selling lead surge in global deals

    In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout. Large drugmakers are buying a ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb, Sycamore downtowns kick off holiday shopping season

    Six-year-old Aiden Gagalski and his mother, Laura, were on a mission.The Sycamore residents were sea ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • DeKalb levy to get public hearing

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents will have a chance to voice their opinions on the city's proposed tax levy at the DeKalb City Council meeting today.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Sycamore Elks raise money with Chili Cook-Off

    SYCAMORE – For Sycamore firefighter Brian P. Thompson, it’s all about the meat.Thompson was one of t ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen to vote on update to liquor code

    DeKALB – DeKalb leaders today will update a section of the city’s liquor code they strategically left out when revising it three years ago.
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Nov. 24 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 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Crystal Lake area stable fire likely killed 32 horses

    Tyson and Amber Bauman stood in mist and rain Sunday morning as firefighters monitored the still smoldering stables where fire officials believe as ma ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • More Cosby shows being canceled

    NEW YORK – Stage performances by Bill Cosby in Las Vegas, Illinois, Arizona and South Carolina have been canceled as more women come forward accusing ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Agency: Schools helped Lanza’s mom ‘appease’ him

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Adam Lanza’s parents and educators contributed to his social isolation in the years before he carried out the 2012 Sandy Hook Elemen ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Marine with robotic leg braces awarded Bronze Star

    SAN DIEGO – Marine Corps officials say a special operations officer left paralyzed by a sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan walked using robotic leg braces ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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