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  • 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
  • Official: Homeless man killed by police did time for robbery

    LOS ANGELES – A homeless man killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police had been released in May from a federal prison after serving roughly 14 years fo ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • State superintendent warns of 'perfect storm' for districts

    SPRINGFIELD – As lawmakers consider revamping Illinois’ outdated school funding formula, the state superintendent warned Tuesday that more education c ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • More than 1M students to take new standardized test

    CHICAGO – More than a million students are scheduled to take new standardized tests next week, despite concerns from Illinois’ largest school district ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Netanyahu warns U.S. about ‘bad deal’

    WASHINGTON – In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned t ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • March 4 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 ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Police: Man shot arrow at girlfriend

    DeKALB – A Sycamore man was being held in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday after police said he fired an arrow at his girlfriend and tried to choke her.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Genoa Public Library plans soft opening of new building Monday

    GENOA – Some libraries are known for the musty smell of old books, but the new Genoa Public Library has a different fragrance: fresh paint, with a hin ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Sycamore brewpub forges ahead

    SYCAMORE – The city’s first brewery took a major step forward Tuesday after the city granted the owner a Class H liquor license, setting a possible op ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:44 pm
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