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  • May 29 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 ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Effort to expand Illinois gambling likely pushed into summer

    SPRINGFIELD – An effort to generate much-needed revenue for Chicago and Illinois by opening a city-owned casino and expanding gambling elsewhere could ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Chicago-area man pleads guilty to air-traffic facility fire

    CHICAGO – A suburban contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to setting a fire at a Chicago-area radar facility in September that forced the cancellation o ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Bill would change procurement rules for public universties, including NIU

    DeKALB – State Rep. Mark Batinick has filed a house bill that he said will allow Illinois public universities to save up to $100 million in annual cos ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Project Enable to provide bikes to DeKalb residents for free

    DeKALB – Greater access to bicycles might would help residents of University Village be more connected with the community, said Lisa Cummings, co-coac ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Breweries, wineries, distilleries could boost DeKalb County's economy

    DeKALB – Local breweries, wineries and distillers could be a tonic for DeKalb County's economy.Repre ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Area police take to the rooftops for Special Olympics awareness

    Police officers across the state, including DeKalb and Sycamore, will be hanging out atop area Dunkin’ Donuts today to raise awareness for Special Oly ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Chicago Road will be resurfaced this summer

    Chicago Road between Maplewood Road and Somonauk Road will undergo resurfacing from June 8 through June 30. 
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Northern Illinois man's body to be exhumed in 1948 cold case

    OREGON – The former mayor of a northern Illinois city is making a final attempt to crack an unsolved double homicide dating back to 1948.
    May 29, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • National Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row

    OXON HILL, Md. – They couldn’t be rattled. They couldn’t be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Former House Speaker Hastert charged with violating bank laws, lying to FBI

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, a Republican who served as the U.S. representative from the 14th Congressional District for 20 years, was char ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Former Genoa-Kingston athlete, valedictorian Ethan Menges continues to fight from viral infection

    For Ethan Menges, hanging out with family and friends now means watching a movie from his hospital bed in Madison, Wisconsin.
    May 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • KishHealth in talks with Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

    DeKALB – KishHealth System, DeKalb County’s largest private employer, is in talks with Northwestern Memorial HealthCare that could end with the local ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Why a shrinking U.S. economy last quarter isn't cause for fear

    WASHINGTON – Another first quarter of the year. Another reversal for the U.S. economy. Another expectation of a rebound to come.
    May 28, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Bill penalizes for leaving pets in extreme weather

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers have sent Gov. Bruce Rauner legislation that would make leaving pets outside in extreme hot or cold weather punishabl ...
    May 27, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should the city of DeKalb pay to install air conditioning at the Egyptian Theatre?