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  • Tammy Duckworth takes on Donald Trump, Republican Party at Illinois fair

    SPRINGFIELD – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth on Thursday decried what she called Republicans' "hate-filled" vision for America durin ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Chicago police recommend firing of 7 cops for false reports in Laquan McDonald shooting

    CHICAGO – Seven Chicago police officers accused of filing false reports in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014 should be fire ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Harley-Davidson to pay $15 million over clean air violations

    WASHINGTON – Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $15 million to settle a U.S. government complaint over racing tuners that caused its motorcyc ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Brazil police official: Ryan Lochte made up story about robbery

    RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed a ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Donald Trump rattles Republican consensus in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY – When it became apparent that Donald Trump would win the Republican presidential nomination, Andy Rasmussen's path seemed clear: he re ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • Alaskan village eroding because of climate change votes to move to mainland

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Residents of a tiny island village in Alaska that has been ravaged by erosion blamed on climate change have voted to move to the m ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Casts announced for IVT’s Sandwich Fair melodramas

    Audiences at the Sandwich Fair will be treated to two classic melodramas at the Indian Valley Theatre Melodrama Tent that will be full of puns and jok ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL hosts arts and crafts event for children

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League sponsored an outdoor arts and crafts event for children at the recent Ellwood House Ice Cream Social using a garden t ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread & Roses rehearsals begin Aug. 21

    Bread & Roses invites local area women who are interested in joining a women’s community chorus and have a desire to help others to come see if this c ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Donald Trump shakes up staff, intent on finishing race on own terms

    NEW YORK – Frustrated with his troubled candidacy, Donald Trump is hinging his presidential hopes on a risky bet: that the fiery populism and freewhee ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Illinois GOP ignores Trump, promises battle for Legislature

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Republicans at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday all but ignored the party’s bid to reclaim the White ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Search continues for missing car, suspect in DeKalb County slayings

    SYCAMORE – Two days after an elderly woman and her son were found beaten to death inside their home near Sycamore, investigators continued to search f ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Summer break ends for Sycamore students

    SYCAMORE – West Elementary School opened its doors Wednesday morning to welcome about 275 students – and many of their parents – back to school.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • D-428 leader says schools will build on last year's successes

    DeKALB – Superintendent Doug Moeller said schools in DeKalb-based District 428 made academic strides ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Aug. 18 Blotter

    DeKalb city• Jalen D. Love, 22, of the 1400 block of West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, was charged Frida ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:55 pm
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