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  • March 1 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 ...
    March 2, 2015 - 4:43 pm
  • Sycamore man’s book inspired by Southeast School

    SYCAMORE – Wayne Roe’s first published book, “Franky the Son of Frankensteen Goes to School,” is based off his own experiences at Southeast Elementary ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • KishHealth System's physician group branch triples after DeKalb Clinic purchase now official

    DeKALB – The size of the KishHealth System’s physician group branch tripled Sunday as the health system’s purchase of the DeKalb Clinic became officia ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Sycamore City Council to vote on sober house plan

    SYCAMORE – Today could bring some closure on whether a plan to turn a house into an all-male sober living home will go forward.
    March 1, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies

    CHICAGO – When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Safe Passage hosts 'An Evening of Chocolate' fundraiser

    Imagine what domestic violence looks like through the eyes of a child.Kirkland Mayor Les Bellah chal ...
    March 1, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farme ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills 7, then himself

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed seven pe ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making

    WASHINGTON – For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Poland's 'Barbie' candidate dashes hope for left's revival

    WARSAW, Poland – Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. It helped bring Poland into the European Union, sent troops to Iraq and let th ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

    CAIRO – An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Nemtsov a possible ‘sacrificial victim,’ investigators say

    MOSCOW – Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop a ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Moody’s downgrades Chicago’s rating over pensions

    CHICAGO – Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Chicago’s credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city’s $20 billion mountain of ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Lake County offering free measles vaccinations

    HIGHLAND PARK – The Lake County Health Department is offering free measles vaccinations to anyone who may have been exposed to the virus at a local ho ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Lincoln Park Zoo welcomes newborn gorilla

    CHICAGO – A western lowland gorilla was born this week at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo.Zoo officials a ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:50 pm
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