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  • Deere to lay off about 460 from Iowa tractor plant

    MOLINE – Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to a ...

    NEW: Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Time for Huskies to step up

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s soccer team could be poised to take a big leap in 2014. When John Ross arrived at NIU in 2012, he poi ...

    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson probe

    WASHINGTON – It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago.The national legal standards that govern when police officers are justifi ...

    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Record drought severely impacts California honey production

    LOS BANOS, Calif. – California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and hone ...

    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Bears: 5 questions

    It’s time for the third and most important preseason game on the schedule – the longest we’ll see Bears starters before the regular season b ...

    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cubs win suspended game; Giants take nightcap

    CHICAGO – Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his 14th homer, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Ch ...

    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Angels get 2B Beckham from White Sox

    BOSTON – The Los Angeles Angels have acquired second baseman Gordon Beckham in a trade with the Chicago White Sox.Beckham has struggled offe ...

    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois gets $300M in Bank of America settlement

    CHICAGO – Illinois will receive $300 million of a national $16.65 billion settlement between the government and Bank of America over the ban ...

    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Israel kills 3 Hamas military commanders

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel stepped up its campaign against Gaza's ruling Hamas on Thursday, killing three of the group's senior military ...

    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Willow

    Meet Willow. Willow is a 2-year-old grey domestic shorthair mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. Willow is a bit ...

    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Hearing Help Express talks about how brain dominance decides how you hold your phone

    If you're a left-brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, according to a newly publi ...

    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:41 am
  • Crime Mugs, August 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reas ...

    Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:41 pm
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