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  • DeKalb County improves in health, wellness rankings

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident Jackie Brown has lost more than 90 pounds since giving birth to her son in July 2011.
    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Mobile home park purchase OK’d

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore resident Jose Hernandez saw more Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park residents than ever before during Wednesday evening’s DeKalb C ...
    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Metra files reveal years of political patronage

    CHICAGO – Files documenting a lengthy history of political patronage hiring at the Chicago area’s Metra commuter rail agency reveal that some of Illin ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Cause of DeKalb kitchen fire remains unknown

    DeKALB – The cause of a kitchen fire Wednesday in a DeKalb home remains unknown as fire crews continue to investigate the incident.
    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    OAKDALE, Pa. – Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive ...
    NEW: April 16, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON – The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while or ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Public comment sought at hearing on power lines

    The Illinois Commerce Commission will hold a public hearing April 24 in Elgin to hear comments on ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway project, a proposal to ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston School District 424 plans meeting on special education

    GENOA – Genoa-Kingston School District 424 will hold a meeting at 3 p.m. May 8 to discuss the district’s plans to provide special education services t ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Police: Woman hit man with tire iron along I-88

    SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old Chicago woman accused of striking a family or household member with a tire iron was released on her own recognizance this wee ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 could cut advanced middle school classes

    DeKALB – Some DeKalb School District 428 administrators want to eliminate advanced classes from middle schools, but board members aren’t convinced it’ ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Woman faces charges after being hit by car

    SANDWICH – A 20-year-old Waterman woman faces criminal charges after she ran in front of a car last week while intoxicated and was struck by the car, ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips in Genoa, Sycamore thefts

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information in two crime investigations: a burglary in Genoa and stop sign thefts in Sycamore.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • April 16 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 ...
    UPDATED: April 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Chicago casino plan draws more support at hearing

    CHICAGO – A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Photos: DeKalb Falls to Sycamore, 12-1

    Images from Wednesday's baseball game. ...
    April 16, 2014 - 7:37 pm
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