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  • Native Americans connect to past with gardens

    CHICAGO – A train roars by as Native American children and instructors climb up a railroad embankment in Chicago, headed toward a barren patch of land ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • U.S. service members say private cars are missing

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE – Hundreds of U.S. service members are reporting that their privately owned vehicles have gone missing or been damaged while bein ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Why global turmoil hasn't sunk US markets. Yet.

    NEW YORK – Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory. Russian troops have massed on the Ukraine ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Charges: Couple took, intended to hurt Amish girls

    ALBANY, N.Y. – A northern New York couple has been arraigned on charges they intended to physically harm or sexually abuse two Amish sisters after kid ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:26 am
  • Seeing Iraq horror, Europe pledges aid and arms

    BRUSSELS – The European Union on Friday forged a unified response to the rapid advance of Islamic militants in Iraq and the resulting refugee crisis, ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Missouri police identify officer; allege teen was robbery suspect

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had b ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Russia denies vehicles destroyed in Ukraine

    KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia – NATO on Friday said a Russian military column ventured overnight into Ukraine, and the Ukrainian president said his forc ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Texas’ Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

    AUSTIN, Texas – A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Panama Canal turns 100, expansion hits snags

    PANAMA CITY – It was supposed to be a grand celebration of the engineering triumph that forged a nation.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • DeKalb library fundraising on roll

    DeKALB – DeKalb Public Library leaders are almost halfway to their $3 million private fundraising goal to repay loans taken for the ongoing building e ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Aug. 15 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 ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Deficits eroding Sycamore School District 427 reserve funds

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore School District 427 leaders have begun planning for next year as they seek to reduce a continuing trend of multimillion-dollar bud ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb County residents fund their dreams with donation websites

    DeKALB – To fund his music career, Waterman resident and Christian artist Charlie Haley has worked 17-hour shifts, 10 days in a row during his job at ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Illinois to end relationship with lottery vendor

    CHICAGO – Illinois will end its contract with the private vendor that operates the $2 billion-a-year state lottery over "serious concerns" with compan ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • 'Fort Knox' security for Illinois marijuana trade

    CHICAGO – Medical marijuana in Illinois will be encased in vaults, monitored by security guards and protected by fingerprint-recognition biometrics.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:26 pm
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