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  • Two men charged with DeKalb robbery

    DeKALB – Two men accused of robbing a third man of his cell phone and money outside a building in DeKalb had bond set at $100,000 each in DeKalb Count ...
    NEW: March 4, 2015 - 12:43 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 - 11:11 am
  • UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

    LONDON – Put down the doughnut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:18 am
  • Justices pepper health care law opponents with questions

    WASHINGTON – Supreme Court justices peppered opponents of President Barack Obama's health care law with skeptical questions during oral arguments Wedn ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • McDonald's to use chicken without human antibiotics

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treate ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Lenten series continues at St. John

    Wednesday Evening Lenten services continue at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) at 7 p.m. March 4.
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 raising price of school lunches as much as a quarter

    DeKALB – Students who pay for school lunches in DeKalb School District 428 will have to chip in up to a quarter more next school year.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • U.S. running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?

    NEW YORK – The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the comin ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Congress sends DHS bill to Obama without conditions

    WASHINGTON – Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Depart ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Email issue revives old questions about Clintons

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency – the sort that have dogged her and husband, Bill, ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Ex-CIA chief admits sharing secrets with mistress

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Pentagon calls briefing a mistake by CentCom

    WASHINGTON – A U.S. military officer’s media briefing about plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul, including its expected timing, amounted ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Victims to relive horror of Boston marathon bombing as trial begins

    BOSTON – In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focu ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Hy-Vee seeks contestants for chili cook-off

    SYCAMORE – Hy-Vee will hold its fourth annual Chili Cook-off at noon Sunday.Space is limited to the ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Drew Peterson pleads not guilty in murder-for-hire plot

    CHESTER – Drew Peterson, a former Bolingbrook police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth wife’s disappearance, ple ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:00 pm
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