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  • Illinois has most registered voters since 1970

    CHICAGO – The number of registered active voters in Illinois ahead of next month’s election is at its highest since 1970, even edging past the number ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Authorities searching for suspect in Oklahoma killings

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities have been hunting for nearly two days for an Oklahoma man they say posted live videos to social media while running from p ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents

    TORONTO – A nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period, police ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Reading Podesta’s stolen emails a ritual

    WASHINGTON – Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton’s confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Trump attacks health care law after report

    DORAL, Fla. – Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care cos ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Illinois comptroller candidates face off in televised debate

    CHICAGO – The major-party candidates running for Illinois comptroller faced off Tuesday in their only televised debate on the issues of campaign donat ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Police Reports Oct. 26

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Sycamore High School parent conferences being scheduled for next month

    SYCAMORE – Parents can begin Nov. 7 to schedule conferences with their children’s teachers at Sycamore High School.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Police seeking information in pair of theft incidents from September in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police are seeking help regarding two separate theft cases in September.Police are asking t ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • 2nd hearing brings more debate about proposed propane storage facility

    DeKALB – A second public hearing regarding a Morris-based company’s plan to build a propane distribution facility in DeKalb County brought more debate ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • DeKalb City Council considers 10.8 percent tax levy increase

    DeKALB – The city’s finances are so dire that it might not be able to afford ammunition for the police department, but every employee is expected to g ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Local business owner Susan Johnson receives Athena Award

    DeKALB – Susan Johnson said she looks for women with potential when she is hiring for her company.“T ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Photos: 27th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment

    The 27th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment reception was held at the Red Roof Inn & Suites on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in DeKalb ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Sandwich Chamber Halloween Walk is Saturday

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce will host its seventh annual Halloween Walk from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in downtown Sandwich. Children and adul ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 6:19 pm
  • Olson is keynote speaker for Florida Physical Therapy Association

    Ken Olson, physical therapist with Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists in DeKalb, recently presented in Orlando as a keynote speaker for the F ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    If the Cubs and Indians went to Game 7, which starter would you want on the mound?
    Jon Lester
    Kyle Hendricks
    Jake Arrieta
    John Lackey