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  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    In conjunction with our 2017 Storm Preparedness Guide, here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes.
    March 25, 2017 - 7:58 am
  • Celebration Chorale to begin June cantata rehearsal

    The Celebration Chorale, supported by First United Methodist Church in DeKalb, is looking for singers for its June Patriotic Cantata.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Defense to begin in trial of Penn State's former president

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – The defense is set to begin presenting its case in the criminal trial of Penn State's former president.
    March 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Official: Sword death of black man is "assault" on diversity

    NEW YORK – New York City officials are calling the death of a black man who they say was repeatedly stabbed with a sword by a white U.S. Army veteran ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Ellwood House Museum in DeKalb to host program on wives of local legends

    DeKALB – In honor of Women’s History Month, the Ellwood House Museum will kick off its Local Lore lecture series with a presentation on the wives of D ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • DeKalb County police seeking information on catalytic converter thefts

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a series of thefts last weekend where catalytic converters were cut off parked cars.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • Sycamore police seek help to find credit card fraud suspect

    SYCAMORE – Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man who bought a number of items using a credit card that was stolen from a vehicle in D ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • DeKalb mayoral candidates discuss community support for NIU at forum

    DeKALB – Efforts to make Northern Illinois University a more integral part of the community was an issue DeKalb’s four mayoral candidates discussed du ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • DeKalb County Jail expansion project remains on track for 2018 completion

    SYCAMORE – Progress is coming along in line with the target date and budget for the expansion of the DeKalb County Jail, where new jail cells, isolati ...
    March 23, 2017 - 7:52 am
  • Chicago 'Batman' pleads guilty to brokering 77 illegal gun sales

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he brokered 77 illegal gun transactions, sometimes selling weapons that had been st ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:12 pm
  • DeKalb police seize LSD, cocaine, heroin, other drugs in searches

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man faces multiple drug charges after police say they found him in possession of drugs including heroin, cocaine and LSD after servi ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:16 pm
  • Photos: Jail construction in Sycamore

    DeKalb County Sheriff's Department deputies toured the jail construction on Monday, March 20, 2017 in Sycamore.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • At least 2 dead in car rampage, knife attack in London

    LONDON – A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing at least one woman and leaving others with injuries described as cat ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:54 pm
  • Photos: 2016-2017 Winter Sports Players of the Year

    This season's players of the year include Austin Verhaeghe of Sycamore for boys bowling, Alexis Kolberg of Sycamore for girls bowling, Fabian Lopez of ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

    NEW YORK – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:52 am
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