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  • Reporter mocked by Trump says the 2 knew each other well

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump said he couldn’t have been making fun of a reporter’s disability because he doesn’t know the man. Not so, says the reporter.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Supreme Court justice blocks Native Hawaiian vote count

    HONOLULU – A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Friday issued a temporary stay blocking the counting of votes in an election that would be a significant st ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Super Bowl of shopping is more like a scrimmage

    NEW YORK – The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over.Gone are the throngs of frenzie ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning

    PARIS – A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Strikes on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8

    BEIRUT – A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an intern ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • After Paris, U.S. political shift on privacy vs. security

    WASHINGTON – The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government’s post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Local free community college plans may be template for U.S.

    CHICAGO – An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community co ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Police: Gang members targeted 9-year-old boy shot in alley

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man was charged with first-degree murder Friday in connection with the slaying of a 9-year-old boy who police say was lured from a ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Protest over Chicago teen's shooting ties up retail district

    CHICAGO – Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago’s ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attenti ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Fundraiser planned for Hiawatha student fighting brain cancer

    KIRKLAND – Summer vacation is the time of year that high school students relax and enjoy themselves, making memories they will never forget. Hiawatha ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Illinois treasurer to hold online auction of valuables

    State Treasurer Michael Frerichs’ office will sell off more than 8,000 items of unclaimed property in an online auction beginning Monday.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • ‘Operation Warm DeKalb’ sees success from chili cook-off event

    DeKALB – Local firefighters and teachers raised around $3,800 with their chili cook-off event Sunday, enough to buy winter coats for even more local c ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Nonprofits gear up for Giving Tuesday campaign in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – DeKalb County nonprofits are gearing up for Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a national ca ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Fans flock to Huskie Stadium for IHSA football championships

    DeKALB – When Betsy Fons was a student at Kankakee’s Bishop McNamara High School in the 1980s, the football team made two trips to the state finals.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • St. Paul’s to hold Blue Christmas Service

    The holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year.” Yet for many people the holiday season is a difficult time, marked by stress ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Have you attended a high school football championship game?
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