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  • Recovery Fund receives $388,659 grant for tornado relief

    The DeKalb County Community Foundation acknowledged a past grant of $388,659 received through the Illinois Tornado Relief Effort, a campaign of the Ro ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Texas court halts execution of man who didn't pull trigger

    AUSTIN, Texas – A court on Friday halted the execution of a Texas man who was scheduled to die for a fatal 1996 robbery in which he wasn't the person ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • AP explains: Why Kashmir has been torn by decadeslong strife

    SRINAGAR, India – When news spread in early July that Indian troops had killed a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel gr ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Mexican drug lord's kidnapped son potential bargaining chip

    MEXICO CITY – For the ambitious Jalisco New Generation cartel, it must have seemed like a gift: Imprisoned Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Gu ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Touring flooding, Trump moves ahead with campaign turnaround

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide. Donald Trump’s campaign turnaround plan Friday fea ...
    Aug. 20, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • DeKalb to consider gambling license, limits on terminals

    DeKALB – Another business is set to come before the DeKalb City Council on Monday seeking a license to sell liquor and operate video gambling terminal ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Sycamore fire chief: Department doesn't endorse sales pitch

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department is warning local businesses and residents about an advertising sales pitch that falsely claims to have the loc ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Back to School Bash moved to DeKalb Rec Center

    DeKALB – Organizers of the back-to-school giveaway scheduled for Saturday have moved the event to the Sports and Recreation Center because of forecast ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Judge sentences Shabbona man to life in prison in child sex case

    SYCAMORE – A Shabbona man who sexually assaulted four boys will spend the rest his life in prison.Ga ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Mental scars showing on youngest victims of Louisiana floods

    DENHAM SPRINGS, La. – Michelle Parrott’s children hear thunder when there is no storm. When rain does fall, they ask their mother if the floodwaters a ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Closing of House Café leaves void for performers, others

    DeKALB – A week after The House Café owners announced they were closing their doors, patrons and musicians took time to remember the venue’s impact on ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Community foundation announces Fairdale infrastructure fund

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Community Foundation will administer the Fairdale Community Fund, created to provide ongoing support for maintenance cost ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Friends say Robert Wilson was devoted son, Moose Lodge member

    SYCAMORE – Robert J. Wilson had two families, one of blood and another just as strong with the people of Moose Lodge No. 1506 in Sycamore.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Police announce $11K reward for information on Sycamore killings

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $11,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Students, parents crowd campus for NIU Move-In Day

    DeKALB – That proverbial “next chapter” began Friday for thousands of new students who, along with returning ones, moved into the residence halls at N ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:22 pm
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