Mostly Cloudy
60°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Government

  • DeKalb, NIU focus on long-term collaboration

    DeKALB – DeKalb Mayor John Rey believes being hopeful about the city of DeKalb is not enough to make it a vibrant college community.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Sycamore Park District OKs putting tax hike referendum on ballot

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore voters will see a referendum for the Sycamore Park District on their ballots this November.
    July 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Senate, House on collision course on border money

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while ...
    July 22, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Small town police may not be able to afford higher DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch fees

    SYCAMORE – Small town police departments are concerned about the possibility that the cost of DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office dispatch services will ri ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Rauner keeps up push for Illinois term limits

    CHICAGO – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that “voters deserve a voice” o ...
    July 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb leaders considering e-cigarette rules

    DeKALB – DeKalb city officials are researching rules that could regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes and where people can use them.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Kinzinger to hold office hours in Genoa

    GENOA – Staff from U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger's office will be in Genoa on Thursday to answer questions from constituents.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

    WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • GOP groups target Democrats' House supermajority

    CHICAGO – National Republican legislative groups say eliminating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s Democratic supermajority is among the top go ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from 14th Congressional District counties

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Sycamore park commissioners to consider referendum

    SYCAMORE – Theresa Beck says she doesn’t believe Sycamore needs more parks or amenities than it already has.
    July 18, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Republicans criticize handling of IRS inquiry

    WASHINGTON – Republicans chastised the Justice Department on Thursday for failing to share information with Congress about its investigation into the ...
    July 17, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • DeKalb woman troubled by dogs running loose

    DeKALB – After five dog incidents in the past eight years, Tammy Sherer is asking DeKalb residents to follow leash laws for her and her service dog's ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb County treasurer announces property tax distribution

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Treasurer Christine Johnson hopes the local economy will benefit from the release of county real estate tax revenue a little ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

    Judge Denies Motion to Drop Rifkin Charge

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    How much are you comfortable spending on a purchase without consulting your spouse first?
    Up to $500
    Between $501 and $750
    Between $751 and $1,000
    More than $1,000