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  • NIU alum, Texas meteorologist Patrick Crawford shot outside TV station

    Educators with Northern Illinois University’s meteorology program were shocked Wednesday after learning that alumnus Patrick Crawford was shot after l ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner offer high praise at Judy Baar Topinka memorial

    COUNTRYSIDE – Illinois leaders – past, present and future – gathered Wednesday morning with one common agenda: honoring the life and service of Rivers ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • DeKalb County doctor suspended; drugs, files found in trash

    SANDWICH – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation suspended the license of a DeKalb County doctor Monday after he filled dum ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Both Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner can fill Illinois comptroller vacancy, AG rules

    Filling the vacancy of late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka will be the job of both outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn and Governor-elect Bruce Rauner, ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:15 pm
  • Bond reduced in Sycamore child porn case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge reduced bail for a 33-year-old Sycamore accused of videotaping a girl in a bathroom, but added a new stipulation: Kar ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Holiday Hills man accused of shooting deputies complains of leg injury

    WOODSTOCK – Shackled at the waist, flanked by two corrections officers, and wheeled before a judge Friday, Scott B. Peters, wailed at the bench asking ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Crystal Lake man allowed back home after gun incident, police standoff

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man accused of holding a gun to his wife's head, eventually firing the weapon inside the house and conducting what prosecut ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Woodstock woman among 3 charged with robbing man in Carpentersville responding to prostitution ad

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Three people, including a Woodstock woman, were charged Monday after allegedly robbing a man who was responding to a prostitution ad ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Two more face drug-induced homicide charges in 2013 overdose death

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors have filed drug-induced homicide charges against two more people for their alleged involvement in obtaining heroin used in the ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka dies at 70

    Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka died early Wednesday of complications from a stroke suffered on Tuesday, according to spokesman Brad Hahn.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • From the archives: Judy Topinka, award-winning journalist

    Note to readers: Before embarking on a political career, Judy Baar Topinka was a journalist in the western suburbs at a precursor of Suburban Life Med ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:19 pm
  • Joliet police stymied in shooting investigations by silent witnesses

    JOLIET – No significant developments have surfaced in the two shootings in Joliet last week that took two lives and injured three.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • 'Black Lives Matter' protesters attend DeKalb City Council meeting

    DeKALB – Adewale Adetunji is done being silent about racism he’s seen in DeKalb.Adetunji was one of ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • Joliet woman struck by car, killed

    JOLIET – A 33-year-old Joliet woman was struck by a car and killed early Sunday morning on the 500 block of Gardner Street.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • House left uninhabitable after Fox Lake structure fire

    FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake residence was left uninhabitable after a fire Sunday night that left extensive damage to the back of the structure, firefighters ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 8:34 am
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