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  • U.S. clears officer in Ferguson case

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old on ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe

    WASHINGTON – A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who use ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Construction digs up historic neighborhood

    SPRINGFIELD – State and federal officials are asking the public for input on the future of the remains of an old neighborhood with ties to a 1908 race ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Chicago mayor says state budget is ‘wrong approach’

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget is the “wrong approach” for Illinois, and he’s in communicati ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies

    WASHINGTON – Sharply divided along familiar lines, the Supreme Court took up a politically charged new challenge to President Barack Obama’s health ov ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Medical marijuana permit in Kankakee delayed

    CHICAGO – A Cook County judge Wednesday halted a medical marijuana-growing operation, granting a temporary restraining order that heightened concerns ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • U.S. says Iran far off from a working nuke, others differ

    MONTREUX, Switzerland – One burning question in the global effort to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power is this: How long would it take for th ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • U.N.: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

    LONDON – New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone’s sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • 'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

    BOSTON – The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It’s whether he de ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Two men charged in DeKalb robbery

    DeKALB – Two men accused of robbing a third man of his cellphone and money outside a building at University Village Apartments in DeKalb had bond set ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • D-428 officials move toward 1-to-1 tech plan

    DeKALB – As a teacher and a parent, Allison Vietmeier is worried about the potential for DeKalb-based District 428 to spend millions of dollars so it ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Sheriff’s car involved in crash in Belvidere

    SYCAMORE – For the second time in less than a month, a DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle transporting inmates has been involved in a traffic crash, Sher ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Laundromat prepares to open; family fun center will wait

    DeKALB – Banks of washing machines and dryers at the South 4th Street Mega-Grande Laundromat will be ready for their first spins by April.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • County sees e-waste recycling boom

    Thousands of pounds of waste have been recycled by county residents since last March, but it’s not the traditionally gross, grimy trash.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Partnership with arts group brings international acts to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Brazilian musician Paulo Padilha has traveled the world performing with his eponymous band, but he said he had never seen as much snow as he ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:54 pm
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