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  • Good Life Academy's Halloween party a community effort

    DeKALB – For Tamiah Griffin, the best part of the Halloween party she attended this week was saying thank you to the hosts. Candy, though, took a clos ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kish College hosts annual College Night Wednesday

    Kishwaukee College will host its annual College Night on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the college gymnasium with a special presentation at 6 p.m. ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Trooper ambush suspect caught, death penalty eyed

    LORDS VALLEY, Pa. — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Oct. 30 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 ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Eastern music meets western audiences

    SYCAMORE – If there’s one thing Sycamore Middle School eighth-grader Athena Ye hopes her classmates learned watching a Chinese band perform, it’s how ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • DeKalb businessman collecting candy for soldiers

    DeKALB – Local businessman Michael Embrey is collecting leftover Halloween candy to send to soldiers overseas.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Officials: Check smoke detector batteries soon

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Fire Department officials asking residents to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors when daylight savi ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Illinois governor's race sees social issues take backseat

    CHICAGO – Normally hot-button social issues like gay marriage and abortion rights have remained on the backburner for much of the Illinois governor's ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • NIU job changes announced as Nicklas retires

    DeKALB – As Northern Illinois University bids top administrator Bill Nicklas a happy retirement, President Douglas Baker is distributing Nicklas' resp ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

    BOSTON – Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor whose mumbling and occasional bumbling belied his political ingenuity and endeared him to a scr ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • DeKalb's Jacobson, O'Leary announce re-election campaigns

    DeKALB – First Ward Ald. David Jacobson and Seventh Ward Ald. Monica O’Leary announced this week they will try to retain their seats on the DeKalb Cit ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Bruce Rauner says women will decide Illinois governor's race

    CHICAGO – Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says women will decide the close race between him and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Olsen, Kinzinger both emphasize job creation in 16th District race

    A Republican has represented the 16th Congressional District in 95 of the past 97 years, but Democratic challenger Randall Olsen hopes to join the min ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Plane crashes at Wichita, Kansas airport, at least 4 dead

    WICHITA, Kan. – A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 3:05 pm
  • Alstory Simon ordered freed in landmark Illinois case

    CHICAGO – A judge ordered the immediate release Thursday of a prisoner whose confession had helped free a death row inmate in a 1982 double killing — ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:30 am
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