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  • FDA will require review of e-cigarettes, contents

    WASHINGTON – The federal government announced sweeping new rules Thursday for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices a ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Canada evacuating by air 8,000 fleeing wildfire

    FORT McMURRAY, Alberta – Canadian officials began evacuating 8,000 people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray by air on Thursday and hop ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • State’s attorney wants out of Chicago cop’s case

    CHICAGO – Cook County’s embattled state’s attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicag ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Senate Democrats field large roster of women

    WASHINGTON – If 2016 has been the Year of Trump in politics, it may also end up being a new Year of the Woman, if Democrats get their way. And that wo ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA to host Community Awards Dinner

    SYCAMORE – The Kishwaukee Family YMCA will host its annual Community Awards Dinner Thursday to recognize three people who have made significant impact ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • May 6 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 ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Sycamore lawyer’s theft trial delayed

    DeKALB – A Sycamore attorney’s plan to call more than a dozen local attorneys and several prosecutors as witnesses at his upcoming felony theft trial ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb Park District board taps Doll as next executive director

    DeKALB – Officials approved the DeKalb Park District’s third executive director in three years Thursday, with a unanimous vote to elevate Amy Doll fro ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • NIU moving to rescind Hastert's honorary doctorate

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is moving a step closer to stripping disgraced U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert of the honorary doctorat ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb County school districts butt heads on school facility sales tax

    DeKALB – Five school districts representing the majority of students in the county would like to move forward with a proposal to add 1 percentage poin ...
    NEW: May 6, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Schools locked down after Shabbona man steals cash register

    SHABBONA – A Shabbona man tried to steal the cash register from a convenience store just blocks from his home on Thursday, but didn't get far before d ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags

    NEW YORK – Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the business ...
    May 5, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's vow to create Appalachian coal jobs

    DALLAS – Donald Trump says he would bring back lost coal-mining jobs, and he is positioning for the November election in big coal states by portraying ...
    May 5, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • CrimeStoppers seeks tips on Sycamore burglary, theft from Kish College

    CrimeStoppers is seeking tips about a couple of local crimes that occurred in late April, one a burglary in Sycamore and one a theft at Kishwaukee Col ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:53 am
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