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  • Fellow officers testify in DeKalb County Sheriff's merit commission disciplinary case

    DeKALB – A DeKalb County Sheriff’s officer testified Thursday that the deputy involved in a March police chase should have known better than to contin ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Researcher talks HIV/AIDS treatment as prevention at NIU

    DeKALB – Renowned researcher Max Essex is looking to the end of HIV/AIDS through treatment as prevention strategies. 
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • 3M breaks ground on $40M expansion

    DeKALB – 3M held a groundbreaking ceremony for its $40 million expansion project Thursday in DeKalb’s Park 88, but has been moving dirt for more than ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Boy Scouts honor 5 residents at DeKalb County Tribute to Heroes reception

    MALTA – Decorated war veterans, city officials and business owners throughout DeKalb County were honored Thursday for their heroism and community serv ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • AP Sources: EPA tightening limits on smog-causing ozone

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has set a new national ozone standard, tightening limits on the smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and resp ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Tensions rising, U.S. and Russian military holding Syria talks

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon began talks Thursday with Russian military officials on ways to avoid U.S. and Russian forces firing on each other in Syria ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • U.S. manufacturing barely expands as global economy slows

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturers expanded at their slowest pace in two years last month, held back by faltering global growth and cutbacks in oil and g ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Attorneys await DNA results that could link man to home invasion

    SYCAMORE – The attorney for a DeKalb man who police said entered a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her in May, said Wednesday that he and the pros ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • U.S. auto sales surge in September at Ford, Fiat Chrysler, GM

    Major automakers booked double-digit sales gains last month in the U.S. market, helped by strong growth from key brands like Jeep and a later Labor Da ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • ConAgra cuts 1,500 jobs; moving HQ from Omaha to Chicago

    OMAHA, Neb. – ConAgra will cut about 1,500 jobs, or approximately 30 percent of its global, office-based workforce, and move its headquarters to Chica ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • Sanctus Real headed back to Genoa

    In the final tour with lead singer Matt Hammit, Christian band Sanctus Real will perform Oct. 10 along with Finding Favour at Crosswind Community Chur ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • St. Clair County settles police lawsuit for $900K

    BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Board members have approved $900,000 to settle a federal lawsuit that claimed sheriff’s detectives coerced a 17-year-old ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Hearing on Dakota Access Pipeline begins in South Dakota

    PIERRE, S.D. – Opponents in South Dakota of a proposed $3.8 billion pipeline to move North Dakota oil east said they worry it could contaminate water ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Urbana man gets 20 years for cocaine charge

    URBANA – A Cissna Park man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Demolition begins at Springfield's Honeywell-Hobbs plant

    SPRINGFIELD – Demolition work has started at the former Honeywell-Hobbs plant in Springfield.The com ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:22 pm
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