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  • Route 72 through Fairdale reopens

    The Illinois Department of Transportation has reopened Route 72 throughout DeKalb County and the community of Fairdale, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Sc ...
    NEW: April 20, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • April 21 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: April 21, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Low-level drug offenders to avoid jail

    CHICAGO – Cook County will no longer prosecute most misdemeanor marijuana possession cases and will steer many nonviolent felony drug cases in and aro ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Illinois tornado raises concerns on warnings in rural areas

    CANTRALL – A deadly tornado in the small northern Illinois community of Fairdale earlier this month is raising questions about how best to warn rural ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Woman airlifted from accident scene near Genoa

    GENOA – A woman was airlifted Monday afternoon to OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford from the scene of a wreck at the intersection of Base Lin ...
    UPDATED: April 20, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Participants wanted for Memorial Day Parade

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce has opened registration for participants to walk in the Memorial Day Parade on May 25. 
    April 20, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.
    April 20, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Rauner appoints Burzynski to health board

    DeKALB – Former state Sen. J. Bradley Burzynski has been appointed to the state’s Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
    UPDATED: April 20, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dye

    NEW YORK – This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic c ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • GOP’s Darin LaHood favored in race to replace Schock

    SPRINGFIELD – The son of former federal cabinet member and longtime congressman Ray LaHood remained the overwhelming favorite Monday as the field took ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • 3 face charges after DeKalb heroin bust

    SYCAMORE – Three people arrested on charges of possession of heroin Saturday remained in custody Monday.
    UPDATED: April 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Phone repair shop opens in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Raul Rodriguez opened his first Certified Phone Repair in Rockford last August but as business quickly picked up, he picked DeKalb as his sec ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Worries about state funding, other issues pushing start dates back in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Spring is usually the start of road-work season in Illinois, but uncertainty about state funding cuts and other unknowns could delay some wor ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Sycamore City Council approves medical marijuana firm's special use permit

    SYCAMORE – The City Council approved a special use permit for a medical marijuana dispensary Monday.
    UPDATED: April 20, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Andrew Rifkin's lawyer wants statements suppressed

    SYCAMORE – The lawyer for a former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student said statements his client mad ...
    UPDATED: April 20, 2015 - 11:54 pm
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