73°FOvercastFull Forecast


  • Trial set for woman accused in DeKalb child’s homicide

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman, who was charged with murder in the death of a 15-month-old boy who bit her in 2014, plans to take her case to a jury in Sep ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Morley Safer, who helped create CBS News, dead at 84

    NEW YORK – Viewers didn’t need to see Morley Safer’s reporting to feel its effects.They could have a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Terrorism suspected in Egyptian jet crash

    CAIRO – An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Kingston, Genoa officials eager for school district plans

    KINGSTON – Municipal leaders in Kingston and Genoa said Thursday they are eager to hear more about the plans the Genoa-Kingston School District 424 bo ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • NIU rescinds Hastert's honorary degree

    DeKALB – Now, it’s as if Northern Illinois University never honored former U.S. Rep. Dennis Hastert after trustees voted unanimously Thursday to resci ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Nursing home workers picket, seek pay raise from DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Dozens of DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center union workers hoisted picket signs Thursday along the road outside the facility to protest cou ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Man faces arson, burglary charges in DeKalb break-in

    DeKALB – A 25-year-old man is facing felony charges after police say he broke into a friend's downtown apartment, destroyed her property and started a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Charles Ridulph: Schmack promised to drop charges against McCullough

    SYCAMORE – The brother of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl murdered in 1957 has added to his request to have a special prosecutor appointed in the recently ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Poll: Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

    NEW YORK – Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Fewer people sought U.S. jobless benefits last week

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. jobless aid fell sharply last week, partially reversing two weeks of big gains that had raised concerns ...
    May 19, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Video: Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary's "Reading Gives Us Super Powers" event

    Hinckley-Big Rock Elementary School Principal Julie Melnyk was "flown" onto the school's roof today with the help of the students' reading powers afte ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:56 am
  • IVT sets auditions for 'Always a Bridesmaid'

    Indian Valley Theatre will hold auditions for its next show, “Always a Bridesmaid,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 23, ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local doctor honored with Flagg Township Museum display

    The newest display at Flagg Township Museum in Rochelle focuses on an area man and his wife’s lifelong commitment of “returning the blessings.”
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • EgyptAir says plane carrying 66 has disappeared from radar

    CAIRO – An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 66 people disappeared from radar early Thursday morning, the airline said.
    May 19, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • California water suppliers back plan to manage conservation amid 5-year drought

    FRESNO, Calif. – California decided Wednesday to allow hundreds of local water districts to set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Reader Poll

    What are you looking forward to most this summer?
    Swimming at the pool
    A vacation
    Lots of time outdoors
    Summer reading
    Farmers markets