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  • May 25 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 ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:32 pm
  • Police continue to investigate bomb threat at Clinton Rosette Middle School

    DeKALB – Local police said they are sharing information with the Illinois State Police and FBI regarding a bomb threat that was called in Monday to a ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • DeKalb police warn of power supplier phone scam

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a phone scam involving power companies.The calls attempt ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Sycamore School District 427 OKs impact fee reduction

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 board voted, 6-1, Tuesday to reduce the amount of impact fees it collects.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Social service providers join forces to help vulnerable DeKalb families

    DeKALB – With the end of the school year approaching, two dozen social service agencies teamed up Tuesday with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to help ...
    May 24, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Illinois bill pushes for legal aid for juveniles in murder cases

    SPRINGFIELD – A lawyer would have to be present when police question juveniles younger than 15 in murder or sex offense investigations under a measure ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Family of teen, 15, shot by Chicago police in 2013 asks for FBI investigation

    CHICAGO – The family of a teenager shot to death by Chicago police in 2013 is asking for an FBI investigation after seeing surveillance video that cap ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Man found dead where FBI agents shot in suburban Chicago ID'd as parolee

    PARK FOREST – Authorities have identified a man found dead after two FBI agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a sub ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:39 pm
  • Family settles in WWII veteran's death shot by police with beanbag gun

    MARKHAM – Court documents show relatives of a 95-year-old World War II veteran who died after being shot with a beanbag gun by a police officer, who w ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Late-night diner to open in Sycamore in June

    Note to readers: This story has been changed to clarify that the diner planned for the space is not affiliated with the previous tenant, Riccardi's Re ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Louisiana set to sign first "Blue Lives Matter" law

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emerg ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Ann Sanders wins playhouse donated by Resource Bank

    Ann Sanders of Genoa was the winner of the Hampshire Park District’s drawing to win a playhouse schoolhouse constructed and donated by Resource Bank. ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • A Lasting Impression celebrates opening

    The Ambassadors of the Sycamore Chamber helped celebrate the opening of A Lasting Impression, at 228 W. Page St. in Sycamore. Mike Nightingale and his ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Hospital earns ‘A’ grade for safety

    Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital was one of 50 Illinois hospitals to receive an A ranking for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group, a nation ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
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