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  • 2 jailed after home invasion attack

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man and woman who police say were among a group that forced their way into a DeKalb apartment, dragged out one of its occupants an ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • July 25 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • NIU player charged with driving under the influence

    SYCAMORE – A Northern Illinois University football player faces felony charges after police said they stopped him drunkenly driving 93 mph on Route 23 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Police: Elburn man faces battery charges

    SYCAMORE – An Elburn man faces domestic battery charges after police said he knowingly punched a pregnant woman in the stomach.
    July 24, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Police probe string of 'smash and grabs' in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Thieves used vehicles to smash their way into three Sycamore gas stations this week to steal cigarettes, police said.
    July 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • DeKalb man faces sex assault charges, $5 million bond

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man charged with predatory criminal sexual assault against a child must post $500,000 of his $5 million bond to be released from t ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Civil lawsuit against former NIU officers closes

    DeKALB – A federal district judge ruled this week that three Northern Illinois University officers didn’t violate the civil rights of a former univers ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • After DeKalb apartment fire, police seek arson suspect

    DeKALB – Police are looking for an Evergreen Park woman suspected of attacking her boyfriend Saturday and starting a fire in his DeKalb apartment.
    July 22, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb man accused in baby's death still awaiting trial

    SYCAMORE – After a judge denied a DeKalb man’s effort to bar testimony regarding Shaken Baby Syndrome, he could go to trial later for allegedly shakin ...
    July 21, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • July 21 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Master Gardener program offered

    If gardening is your passion, and you would like to be part of a team that educates youth and adults alike on the joys of gardening, consider becoming ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Altrusa Literacy Grants

    Twelve Altrusa Literacy Grants were awarded to area organizations, libraries and schools at Altrusa of DeKalb-Sycamore's 53rd annual charter dinner in ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Extension offers class on safe canning

    Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your garden or farmers market produce all year long? Whether just starting out or updating your food preservation knowled ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers take first in national competition

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition, which completed ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Scouting for Dragons

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, sponsored by Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, designed and led a sling-shot station at the annual Cub-O-Ree held at Camp Big T ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am

    Clukey graduates from trainingKevin Clukey, an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps cadet at Northe ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Athena nominations are now available

    Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the 26th annual DeKalb Athena Award and Women of Accomplishment.
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich High class of ’75 planning reunion

    The Sandwich High School class of 1975 has scheduled its 40th class reunion from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 19 at Timber Creek Inn and Suites, Sandwich.
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DIY dorm redo: A canopy chandelier and other simple projects

    For teenagers heading off to college, it's both a design dream and a challenge: What to do with a small, nondescript dorm room – a space you may have ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Youth Engaged in Philanthropy schedules meet and greet event

    Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is seeking new members from high school youth in DeKalb County. Interested youth are invited to the YEP meet and g ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. new-home sales hit June slump

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans bought new homes in June, a possible sign that the real estate market is cooling down after months of hot sales.
    July 24, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

    NEW YORK – Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about ...
    July 24, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment aid plummet to 42-year low

    WASHINGTON – Six years after a brutal recession that wiped out more than 8.5 million jobs, Americans are now enjoying a nearly unprecedented level of ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Caterpillar Q2 results mixed; cuts 2015 revenue forecast

    PEORIA – Caterpillar's says it's looking to manage costs as ongoing economic weakness in countries like China and Brazil and soft commodity prices pre ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • U.S. home sales surge in June to fastest pace in 8-plus years

    WASHINGTON – Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed the a ...
    July 22, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Hy-Vee donates to DCCG

    Tom Boubin, store director of the Sycamore Hy-Vee, recently presented a donation to Dan Kenney of the DeKalb County Community Gardens.
    July 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NAPA donation

    Members of the NAPA AutoCare Centers of DeKalb County recently donated a check for $461 to the American Red Cross. The donation was generated through ...
    July 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • State Farm welcomes hew agent to Sycamore

    State Farm has welcomed new agent Tina Hurst to its family of Good Neighbor Agents in Sycamore. The Hurst agency, located at 1417 S. Peace Road, Unit ...
    July 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Grant Cooper CPA welcomed

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, staff and Mayor John Rey welcomed Grant Cooper CPA with a ribbon-cutting. Grant Cooper and his ...
    July 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Barb City Manor Resale Shop welcomed

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members, staff and Mayor John Rey welcomed friends of Barb City Manor Resale Shop to the chamber with a ...
    July 21, 2015 - 5:30 am

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