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  • DeKalb man gets three years for heroin deal

    SYCAMORE — A DeKalb man arrested in connection with a DeKalb drug investigation last year was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison.
    NEW: Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    WASHINGTON – The agency responsible for safety on the nation's roads was years late in detecting a deadly problem with General Motors cars and lacks t ...
    NEW: Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Crash near Genoa started with spilled coffee

    GENOA – A Kirkland truck driver spilled coffee on his lap about 5:40 a.m., which caused him to swerve and crash into an on-coming truck that ultimatel ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Video of lawmaker tirade resurfaces in Illinois House race

    DUQUOIN – A red-faced Mike Bost showed little restraint when he took to the floor of the Illinois House in 2012 and unleashed a furious rant about the ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • DuPage County report first West Nile virus case

    WHEATON – The DuPage Health Department on Monday announced the county's first reported human case of West Nile virus this year.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • Islamic State extremist group issues new curriculum in Iraq

    BAGHDAD – The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes a ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Kids’ poisonings linked to anti-addiction medicine

    CHICAGO – An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation’s heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who accidentally sw ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Sen. Durbin denies ‘bullying’ businesses during interview

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headquarter ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Governor candidates focus on business, hiring

    CHICAGO – Illinois’ gubernatorial campaigns clashed over business dealings and state hiring Monday, with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate accu ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Once-troubled reverse mortgages making comeback

    WASHINGTON – Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawing the scrutin ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Qatar plays outsize role in U.S. war strategy

    WASHINGTON – Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar’s al-Udeid air base in ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb County residents push to restore Annie Glidden house

    DeKALB – A group of DeKalb residents is trying to save a 113-year old home owned by the Northern Illinois University Foundation, but the foundation pr ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Sycamore's college credit option allows students to get ahead

    SYCAMORE – Annie Malecki will have almost a semester of college completed before she graduates high school in May.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Culver’s owner hopes to attract NIU students

    DeKALB – Larry Bollinger still remembers riding his motorcycle with his wife almost 30 years ago from DeKalb to Sauk City, Wisconsin, to a little-know ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Fall fireworks popular for Sycamore Park District

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District is looking forward to many more September fireworks shows in the coming years.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:25 pm
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