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  • Sycamore's 2016 Pumpkin Fest theme to be a "Parade of Pumpkins"

    SYCAMORE – This year, first-grader Camryn Knox will get to relive her favorite part of Pumpkin Fest each day of the celebration, with the 2016 theme: ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Earth breaks 12th straight monthly heat record in April

    WASHINGTON – Earth's heat is stuck on high.Thanks to a combination of global warming and an El Nino, ...
    May 18, 2016 - 7:21 pm
  • Connecticut police find $1M worth of heroin after pulling over Chicago man

    STRATFORD, Conn. – Connecticut State Police troopers have seized about 28 pounds of heroin worth an estimated $1 million after pulling over a Chicago ...
    May 18, 2016 - 6:22 pm
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds reverses, says won't plead guilty in tax case

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds says he no longer wants to plead guilty to misdemeanor federal tax charges and that he's "sorry for any confus ...
    May 18, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • Amid budget deficit, Illinois considers taxing pop, sugary drinks

    SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers scrambling to find money to fix Illinois' multibillion dollar deficit are looking to sugary drinks as one potential source of ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Donald Trump unveils list of his top picks for Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, released Wednesday a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans ...
    May 18, 2016 - 2:13 pm
  • Donald Trump's financial records are outlined in 104-page filing

    WASHINGTON – The government on Wednesday released Donald Trump's personal financial documents filed with the Federal Election Commission, describing t ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:49 am
  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg meets with conservatives, including Glenn Beck

    NEW YORK – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with conservatives, including radio host Glenn Beck, to discuss claims that its "trending topics" f ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • St. Mary’s Sycamore conference tournament champs

    The St. Mary's Sycamore boys fifth- and sixth-grade volleyball team ended the 2016 season as conference tournament champions, defeating the previously ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Tyler names April Students of the Month

    Tyler Elementary School April Students of the Month showed the character trait of Self-Control. Pictured (from left) in the front row are Samira Santi ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • School District 428’s McKee honored with Wirtz Award

    Elizabeth Gullickson McKee of Cortland was honored at the May 3 DeKalb School District 428 board meeting with the Wirtz Award for Excellence in Educat ...
    May 18, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • May 18 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 17, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Kishwaukee College to hold Community Listening Sessions

    Kishwaukee College will hold a series of Community Listening Sessions throughout the district to get community input about how the college can enhance ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Senate easily advances $1.1 billion in Zika funding

    WASHINGTON – The Senate voted decisively Tuesday in favor of a bipartisan $1.1 billion measure to combat the Zika virus this year and next, cutting ba ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Clinton, Sanders locked in tight contest in Kentucky primary

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were neck-and-neck in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday, as Clinton sought to blunt the momentum ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:41 pm
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