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  • Cicoff to perform at DeKalb Foursquare Church

    Using his skills in physical theater, storytelling, juggling and comedy, Chris Zurcher, also known as Cicoff, will present “The True Meaning of Christ ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at 95

    WASHINGTON – John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long ca ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Attorney: Dylann Roof's mom had heart attack during Charleston church shooting trial

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – Dylann Roof’s mother suffered a heart attack not long after prosecutors described how her son planned a cold and calculated killing ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Alleged Chicago gang boss denies ordering hit

    CHICAGO – The purported leader of Chicago’s notorious Hobos street gang took the stand Thursday at his racketeering trial – one of the biggest in rece ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Sexual assault trial of ex-NIU officer to start Monday

    SYCAMORE – Five years after being accused of raping a student, a former Northern Illinois University police officer will face trial beginning Monday.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Police seek help to ID suspects in robbery, propane theft

    DeKALB – Police are asking the public for help to identify suspects in a Dec. 2 robbery at Best Buy, 2074 Sycamore Road, DeKalb.
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Prosecutor: Gym instructor may have abused 25 to 30 children

    SYCAMORE – A local man who worked at Energym Gymnastics may have inappropriately touched 25 to 30 children at the gym’s facilities in Sycamore and Gen ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Luminaria vigil honors people affected by cancer

    DeKALB – Marlene Bryant is a breast cancer survivor herself, but the person she was thinking about Thursday evening while making a luminaria was her s ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Clinton Rosette students' efforts help get Freezin' for Food drive started

    DeKALB – Students from Clinton Rosette Middle School were among the first donors at the 16th annual Freezin’ for Food drive Thursday to benefit The Sa ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Former astronaut, U.S. Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

    WASHINGTON – John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long ca ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 2:46 pm
  • Donald Trump promises to 'work something out' on undocumented children in the United States

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's promise to "work something out" for immigrants brought here illegally as kids is dividing fellow Republicans, underscoring ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Obama and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries

    WASHINGTON – Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Donald Trump criticized a union leader on Twitter. He got threatening calls.

    WASHINGTON – The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discou ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Register now for NIU Community School of the Arts spring classes

    Registration is open for children and adults of all ages to participate in music and art programs at the Northern Illinois University Community School ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
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