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  • Chicago to hire hundreds more officers to combat violence

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s police department will add 970 new positions over the next two years, its superintendent announced Wednesday, saying the move will ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • DeKalb police seek suspects in string of robberies, home invasions

    DeKALB – Police believe several home invasions and armed robberies over the past two weeks may be linked, but have released few details about the poss ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • DeKalb County 911 service slowly restored

    SYCAMORE – Officials said they hoped to fully restore 911 service for DeKalb County by Wednesday evening after the longest system outage the county ha ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of U.N. debate

    UNITED NATIONS – World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly t ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Charlotte under state of emergency in 2nd night of protests

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.– Authorities in Charlotte tried to quell public anger Wednesday after a police officer shot a black man, but a dusk prayer vigil turne ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • 10 most expensive homes for sale in DeKalb County: Week of Sept. 21, 2016

    How often have you driven by a large home and asked yourself how much does that home cost? Here is a list of the 10 most expensive homes for sale as o ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • District 428's Moeller on leave after principal seeks restraining order

    DEKALB – The District 428 school board announced Superintendent Doug Moeller had been placed on paid leave Wednesday, two days after the DeKalb High S ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • DeKalb County 911 system still down; calls going through

    SYCAMORE – Limited 911 service was partially restored in DeKalb County on Wednesday  after an unprecedented system outage that lasted several hours.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Author visits North Elementary

    The third- and fourth-grade students from North Elementary School in Sycamore recently were treated to a visit by author Tommy Greenwald. He is the au ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC offers BNA Train-the-Trainer course

    Kishwaukee College is offering a nine-week Basic Nurse Assistant Train-the Trainer course for area nursing professionals who want to become a BNA inst ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Music Hall of Fame deadline is Oct. 15

    The Sycamore Music Boosters is accepting applications for its annual Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Author visits G-K Middle School

    Genoa-Kingston students in seventh and eighth grade were treated to a visit by a local author. "Enduring Vision: From an Encampment to a Distinctive C ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Workaround 911 fix has Sheriff's Office acting as switchboard

    SYCAMORE – Callers who dial 911 for emergency service in DeKalb County on Wednesday morning might be able to reach a dispatcher at the Sheriff's Offic ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • U.N. chief rails vs. leaders with ‘bloody hands’ in Syria

    UNITED NATIONS – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon railed Tuesday against leaders who keep "feeding the war machine" in Syria as he bowed out of the ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • FBI looked into suspect in bombing 2 years ago

    NEW YORK – The FBI looked into New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami two years ago – and came up with nothing alarming – after his father express ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:25 pm
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