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  • Taxco sidewalk expansion under discussion in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A downtown restaurant could soon be stretching to the sidewalk.The City Council on Monday ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Iran pushes for end to arms embargo in nuke deal

    VIENNA – A day before the new deadline for a nuclear accord, Iran pushed on Monday for an end to the U.N. arms embargo on the country – a parallel dea ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Weekend highlights Chicago’s gang warfare

    CHICAGO – A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy a ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Man critically hurt in fall at Grateful Dead show

    CHICAGO – Police say a man was critically hurt in a fall at a Grateful Dead concert at Chicago’s Soldier Field.
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • After vote win, Greece’s Tsipras looks to rebuild talks

    ATHENS, Greece – Despite triumphing in a popular vote against austerity, Greece on Monday faced the urgent need to heal its ties with European credito ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Oreo gets skinny for new, healthier cookie

    NEW YORK – Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a “sophisticated” snack for grown-ups that isn’t meant to be twis ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • New U of Illinois financial task force thinking long term

    URBANA – The University of Illinois’ flagship campus has a new task force that is looking at the school’s budget and plotting a long-term financial co ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • South Carolina lawmakers begin debate over Confederate flag

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure ...
    July 6, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Ellwood neighborhood plans no longer bubbling

    DeKALB – Future discussion about what change may come – if any comes at all – to the Ellwood Historic Neighborhood will depend on the residents’ assoc ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • July 7 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 ...
    UPDATED: July 6, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Merchants of Downtown Sycamore to host food drive Monday through July 19

    The Merchants of Downtown Sycamore will host a food drive staring Monday through July 19 to benefit the Sycamore Food Pantry. 
    July 6, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Mike's Sports Performance and Fitness offers personal touch

    SYCAMORE – Mike Weigand could talk for days about the benefits of a personal trainer, but his appointments with local athletes and gym-goers might int ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Bill targeting alcohol poisoning offers immunity to underage drinkers dialing 911

    DeKALB – DeKalb Fire Chief Erick Hicks has seen fatalities he said could have been prevented if a group of friends had not hesitated to call 911 for s ...
    UPDATED: July 6, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Naperville man suffers broken pelvis after accident Saturday

    SANDWICH – Douglas Koehler remembers trying to maneuver his motorcycle to avoid the oncoming SUV that was suddenly bearing down on him.
    UPDATED: July 6, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

    NEW YORK – Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with th ...
    July 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
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