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  • Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting

    CINCINNATI – A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Protesters forced from river after Arctic-bound ship blocked from route

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river Thursday in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Roya ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Feds release updated strategy against AIDS

    NEW YORK – U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Maryland gov. to close detention center

    BALTIMORE – Maryland’s governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore’s state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Congress heads on vacation, putting off messy decisions

    WASHINGTON – Congress is heading out for a five-week summer recess in anything but a cheerful vacation mood, leaving behind a pile of unfinished busin ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Springfield’s historic sites see decline in visitors

    SPRINGFIELD – Most of the historic sites in the Springfield area have seen a decline in attendance despite last year’s increase in tourism statewide.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Afghan Taliban confirm Omar’s death

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban confirmed the death of longtime leader Mullah Mohammad Omar and appointed his successor Thursday, as a new round of p ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. scrambles to meet bond conditions

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, facing federal tax charges, scrambled Thursday to find a place to stay to meet bond conditions after prosecut ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Former Rep. Schock, prosecutors find resolution on contempt accusations

    SPRINGFIELD – Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and his attorneys have reached a temporary resolution with federal prosecutors on civil contempt accusatio ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Wing could help solve what happened to MH370

    SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion – A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation’s greatest myste ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • July 31 police reports

    DeKalb cityAdale Cross, 22, of the 900 block of Ridge Drive, DeKalb, was charged Wednesday, July 22, ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Cortland man faces sex abuse charges

    DeKALB – Police arrested a Cortland man at his home Thursday in connection with allegations of sexual abuse of child.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • New law gives veterans preference in private hiring

    DeKALB – Illinois veterans could get a boost with their job search now that private sector employers can legally give them preference when hiring.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Local youth cook up healthy meals at Kishwaukee Hospital camp

    DeKALB – Noelle Simone didn’t just learn how to cook healthy food choices this week – she learned how to do it safely.
    July 30, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Spare parts arrive in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Brian Gregory and Giovanni Serra drove about 145 miles round-trip to Joliet on Thursday, but it will pay off it spades.
    July 31, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest