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  • 3 states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

    WASHINGTON – Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those s ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Analysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate control

    WASHINGTON – Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spendin ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Border deaths at 15-year low

    TUCSON, Ariz. – The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants tu ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

    OTTAWA, Ontario – He seemed lost, “did not fit in,” had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he ha ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Driver in 2009 bank robbery sent to prison

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago woman who said she drove her boyfriend and his cousin to rob a DeKalb bank with an assault rifle accepted a plea agreement Thursd ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • New power line gets state sign-off

    CHICAGO – The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway Project, a new transmission line that will run 60 miles across O ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Ex-swim coach denies sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A former DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim coach has denied criminal charges alleging she had a sexual relationship with an underage swimmer betwe ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb's Adventures in Barbland playground being removed

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District construction crews expect to finish removing a playground near a former DeKalb elementary school by early next week, par ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Frightfully fun: Scarers and the scared explain joy in DeKalb County haunts

    DeKALB – It was pitch black for about five minutes at the Egyptian Theatre’s haunted house when a lost Michelle Mears bumped into her biggest fear: cl ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • DeKalb County Board District 2 candidates differ on issues

    GENOA — The candidates in the DeKalb County Board race in District 2 differ on what issues they consider most important.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Ice cream pumpkin sculpture named festival's 'Pick of the Patch'

    SYCAMORE – In a twist that she didn't expect, Addison Foulk's inspiration for her award-winning pumpkin invention will also be part of her prize.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Illinois GOP files lawsuit over poll practices

    ROCK ISLAND – Illinois Republicans are asking for court intervention in Rock Island County after they say proper election procedure isn't being follow ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse

    NEW YORK – From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded surv ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • 3 states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

    WASHINGTON – Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those s ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • US: ISIS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

    WASHINGTON – Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:08 pm
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