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  • Police: Officers shoot, kill man wielding gun

    CHICAGO – Chicago police say officers responding to reports of someone with a gun shot and killed a suspect after the man allegedly rushed them wieldi ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • More debris but no word on fate of ship lost off Bahamas

    NASSAU, Bahamas – The search for a U.S. cargo ship that was lost during Hurricane Joaquin off the southeastern Bahamas turned up more clues Sunday but ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • No end in sight to migrant wave

    ZAGREB, Croatia – One month after the body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach – and a week after the European Union agreed to secu ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Hope dims for finding survivors of deadly Guatemala mudslide

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Hope faded Sunday for finding any survivors of a mudslide that killed at least 114 people as the smell of rotting b ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Pastor's sermon: ‘Violence will not have the last word'

    ROSEBURG, Ore. – A pastor whose daughter survived last week's deadly rampage in a college classroom told his congregation Sunday that "violence will n ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Budget impasse cuts services for domestic abuse victims

    CHICAGO – Assistance for battered women and children statewide is dwindling because of Illinois’ budget impasse, and it could have long-lasting conseq ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Heavy rain, hundreds rescued in S.C.

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hundreds were rescued from fast-moving floodwaters Sunday in South Carolina as days of driving rain hit a dangerous crescendo that bu ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Sycamore kids work to clean downtown area for Pumpkin Fest

    SYCAMORE – After helping to clean up the area around Sycamore Lake as a fourth-grader several years ago, Sycamore resident Olivia Cloat, 13, had an id ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Oct. 5 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. 4, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Etched in Stone takes a look back at local history

    SYCAMORE – Participants of the Heritage Cemetery Walk got the chance Sunday afternoon to learn about a few of Sycamore’s pioneers.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Dwight Yost King remembered for global influence

    DeKALB –­ Dwight Yost King was a soft-spoken, peaceful man who inspired big change in Indonesia’s political climate, mourners said Sunday at a memoria ...
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Fall brings seasonal activities to DeKalb County

    MALTA – Even the the most confident of groups that enter Jonamac Orchard’s haunted corn maze usually come out whimpering, Andrea Slade said.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Mass ascension kicks off international balloon fiesta

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Tens of thousands of spectators swarmed the launch field Saturday for the first mass ascension of the 44th annual Albuquerque Inte ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Guatemalan mudslide death toll reaches 56, hundreds missing

    SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – Rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes recovered more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outs ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Abortion, birth control, race top Supreme Court’s agenda

    WASHINGTON – Abortion, birth control and race are among the most divisive issues the Supreme Court will confront over the next nine months, amid a pre ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:25 pm
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