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  • At NIU budget rally, an urgent call for action

    DeKALB -- Without a state budget, the fiscal bloodletting continues for social services, state colleges and universities, and Northern Illinois Univer ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • 3 charged in series of gang-related attacks in DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – Three men who police say sent another man to the hospital after beating and robbing him remained at the DeKalb County jail Thursday.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on Genoa McDonalds break-in

    GENOA – Crime Stoppers is looking for information on an attempted robbery at the McDonalds in Genoa. 
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scared

    ATHERTON, Calif. – President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Hillary Clinton aims to boost campaign with focus on black voters

    MILWAUKEE – After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in for law enforcement?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it migh ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Ballots now available for early voters

    SYCAMORE – Certified ballots for early voters arrived at DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder Doug Johnson’s office on Thursday.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Smoldering brush leads to roof fire in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – A burn pile of yard waste that blew embers onto the roof of a dilapidated building led to a roof fire at a barn at 15795 Hinckley Road in ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

    BURNS, Ore. – Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Cortland woman, DeKalb woman arrested in drug investigation

    DeKALB – Two women face criminal charges after police found more than 150 Xanax pills in one woman's boot during a drug investigation.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves

    WASHINGTON – In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Election 2016: Marco Rubio eyes brokered convention after New Hampshire setback

    OKATIE, S.C. – The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Gay imam helps young Muslims balance religion, sexuality

    MARSEILLE, France – Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Viewers' Guide: Post-New Hampshire, a tense Hillary Clinton-Bernie Sanders rematch

    WASHINGTON – Grudge match.Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Questions grow over banks as profit warnings pile up

    PARIS – Questions are growing over the financial health of banks, particularly in Europe, as they face a toxic mix of low economic growth, bad loans a ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 8:21 am
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