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  • Tom Cross concedes Illinois treasurer's race to Mike Frerichs

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Tom Cross has conceded the Illinois treasurer's race to Democrat Mike Frerichs.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Obama plan won't grant immigrants federal benefits

    WASHINGTON – As many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

    It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.JetBl ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • St. Charles Filling Station owner acknowledges liquor license violation

    ST. CHARLES – The owner of The Filling Station Pub & Grill pleaded guilty Monday to a liquor license violation that involved a minor being served alco ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Crystal Lake votes to not further regulate e-cigarettes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After 27 years as a smoker, Effie Elliott quit smoking combustible cigarettes nine months ago.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Police: Miss Honduras, sister apparently killed

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Two bodies believed to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:38 am
  • Timothy Killeen named new University of Illinois president

    CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois system has hired State University of New York Vice Chancellor for Research Timothy L. Killeen as its next presi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD – Kurdish peshmerga forces launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting Islamic State group extremists in Iraq, even as a suicide bomber kille ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Italian mobsters take secret oath in police video

    ROME – Recruits for Italy's 'ndrangheta crime syndicate have been caught on video taking a loyalty oath, swearing "under the splendor of the moon," in ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Israel vows harsh response to synagogue attack

    JERUSALEM – Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five people and left blood-smeared prayer books and shawls on ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • DeKalb County Board to vote on establishing an enterprise zone

    SYCAMORE – Without financial incentives from the city of DeKalb, Lincoln Inn and Faranda’s would have been mere dreams for Bill and Joy McMahon.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore Police Department accredited by Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Police Chief Don Thomas wanted his department to be recognized by the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program before he ret ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • DeKalb County Board expected to vote on deficit budget

    SYCAMORE – During the past several weeks, county officials have shaved $60,000 off the proposed spending plan so they only use $740,000 in savings.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 board sets property tax levy

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board unanimously set an estimated property tax levy Tuesday.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Nov. 18 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 ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:33 pm
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