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Bond reduced in DeKalb home invasion case
DeKALB – A local judge halved the bond Wednesday for one of the three men accused of attacking two men in their home Dec. 2. DeKalb County Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert reduced the bond for Mckem Duong, 40, of the 2000 block of Alpha Court West in DeKalb, from $100,000 to $50,000, which requires posting $5,000 to be released while the case ... (more)
14 hrs ago
New DeKalb city manager approved unanimously
DeKALB – It's official: DeKalb City Council members unanimously voted to appointed Anne Marie Gaura their next city manager.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
DeKalb declines new TIF district for Sycamore Road
An effort to create a special taxing district to help improve two blighted parcels in the Sycamore Road retail area died at Monday's City Council meeting.
DeKalb City Council puts Glidden Crossing bar plan on hold again
DeKALB – The proposed restaurant, bar and video gambling establishment in Glidden Crossing has been put on hold by the DeKalb City Council to allow city staff to determine what concessions might be agreeable to the restaurant group.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Five Below to open in former Old Navy site
A portion of the former Old Navy store at 2347 Sycamore Road has been leased by Five Below, said Roger Hopkins, DeKalb's economic development consultant.
Schrader: This lawyer could have been a priest
If Ron Klein had been Catholic, he most likely would have chosen the priesthood.
Police officers take kids Christmas shopping through Heroes and Helpers
DeKALB – When Audra Lehnert was shopping for dolls on Sunday, she managed to find the right one with the help of a DeKalb police sergeant.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Our View: Thumbs up to young donors
Thumbs up: To young donors. At least five area schools participated in the 13th annual Freezin' for Food collection, which benefits the pantry at the DeKalb Salvation Army and serves DeKalb County families.
DeKalb High School fights distracted driving, earns $25K grant
DeKALB – Even though DeKalb High School earned a $25,000 grant for drawing thousands of commitments to safe driving, the mission to encourage youths to practice safe driving isn't over.
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Our View: ComEd and the Grand Prairie Gateway
It's created a website and hosted nine open houses. It's spoken with community leaders, as well as the media.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Goods piling up at Freezin' for Food
DeKALB – DeKalb resident Missy Garman works every day with families who don't know when their next meal will be.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Suspect captured in University Heights armed robbery
DeKALB – U.S. marshals found a 22-year-old Matteson man accused of hitting a woman in the face with a pistol while he robbed her and a coworker last week.
Santa Claus Arrives in DeKalb
Eleanor Burlingame, 3, and her father Jacob Burlingame of DeKalb listen to the madrigal singers of DeKalb High School inside the Egyptian Theatre while waiting for Santa Claus to arrive on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
13 arrested in trespass sweep at University Village
DeKalb and Northern Illinois University police arrested 13 people Wednesday who previously had been banned from University Village, 722 N. Annie Glidden Road.
Lottery in county clerk's primary set
SYCAMORE – The two Democratic candidates for DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder filed their nominating petitions at the same time, so a lottery will be held Wednesday to determine their order on the ballot.
DeKalb Library board prepares for strategic planning
DeKALB – With the library expansion getting underway in March, the DeKalb Public Library Board of Trustees met Wednesday evening with Alicia Schatteman to discuss a new strategic plan.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Lehan Drugs robbed overnight
DeKALB – Police are looking for information about an overnight break-in in which cash and prescription drugs were stolen from Lehan Drugs, 1407 S. Fourth St. in DeKalb.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Huntley parks to seek voter OK for new facility
This photo of DeKalb Park District's indoor, artificial turf facility illustrates what Huntley Park District would like to build, if voters approve the referendum question on the March ballot.
Three men charged with DeKalb home invasion
DeKALB – Three men remained in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday unable to post $100,000 bond after they allegedly attacked two men inside their DeKalb home with a knife.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Former State's Attorney running for DeKalb County Board
Former DeKalb County State's Attorney Clay Campbell is running for office again, but this time he wants a seat on the DeKalb County Board.