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  • Virginia man convicted of 2006 slaying of family is executed

    JARRATT, Va. – A man convicted of killing a family of four, slashing their throats and setting their home ablaze after they left their front door open ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Guatemalan president's brother, son detained in graft probe

    GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan prosecutors detained the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales on Wednesday in a case of alleged corruption.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Vegemite goes home: Oreo maker sells to Australia's Bega

    CANBERRA, Australia – Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker o ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • DeKalb woman charged with attacking hospital staff

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was arrested Wednesday after police said she hit a Kishwaukee Hospital staff member in the face and spit in the face of a fire ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • County Board adopts economic development resolution

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board unanimously approved a resolution to proceed with an initiative to develop a comprehensive economic development str ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Leland man faces charges for selling cocaine to undercover cops

    SANDWICH – A Leland man faces felony drug charges for selling cocaine to undercover cops in Sandwich on two different occasions last summer.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • NIU board chairman resigns

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees will have a new chairman after Marc Strauss announced his resignation Wednesday.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • NIU engineering students talk future of robotics

    DeKALB – Robots pique public interest when they are built to have human qualities, but those who build and study robotics in DeKalb believe the robots ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • DeKalb High School student killed in crash

    DeKALB – A St. Charles man is facing multiple charges after a four-car crash Tuesday that killed a DeKalb High School student and left many in the loc ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • 1st US rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver

    DENVER – Denver started work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee sho ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoax

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the pres ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • So long from White House: Obama aims final messages at Trump

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama stepped onto the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:20 pm
  • Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized

    HOUSTON – Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barb ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:17 pm
  • Theater names cast for ‘Annie Jr.’

    Children’s Community Theatre has named the cast for its next production “Annie Jr.,” which will be presented April 27 through 30 at the Egyptian Theat ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
  • Kishwaukee College gallery hosts Student Art Show through Feb. 2

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery is hosting the Student Art Show through Feb. 2.The Student Art Sh ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:26 pm
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