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  • 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
  • Rauner touts pro-business agenda during DeKalb visit

    DeKALB – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner touted alternatives to solve the state's long-term economic problems as he campaigned in DeKa ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Illinois issues new rules for concealed-carry denials

    CHICAGO – A flurry of lawsuits from people who were rejected for concealed carry permits has prompted the Illinois State Police to announce it will re ...
    July 15, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Illinois governor hopefuls exchange criticisms

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor hammered each other Monday, with Republican Bruce Rauner saying that Gov. Pat Quinn hasn’t delivered fo ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • DeKalb City Council OKs $56K contract to review employee compensation

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is going to take a closer look at employee salaries and benefits. The De ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Illinois AG sues, alleging student loan debt scams

    CHICAGO – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed lawsuits Monday against two companies she said are scamming people who are paying student loan ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • DeKalb Park Board tweaks accounting practices

    DeKALB – After reviewing the DeKalb Park District's accounting practices, park commissioners decided money for Hopkins Pool and the district's golf co ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Funeral held for ex-US Sen. Alan Dixon of Illinois

    BELLEVILLE– Former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon was laid to rest Monday after being eulogized by his son and former colleagues as a devoted public servant sav ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

    WASHINGTON – Citigroup agreed Monday to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:46 pm
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