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  • Missing child found, search continues for kidnapped mother

    Paul Merritte, an 11-month-old child who was last seen Friday, was found safe Sunday evening, but police still are searching for the child’s mother, K ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Republican Caucus to select new DeKalb County Board member

    The DeKalb County Republican Central Committee will host a caucus in March to find a replacement for a DeKalb County Board District 2 member who has r ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • League of Women Voters set to host candidate forums in DeKalb

    The DeKalb Municipal Building will be the site of two candidates forums Thursday and Feb. 28 hosted by the League of Women Voters of DeKalb County.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:45 pm
  • Sycamore City Council hears plan for capital improvements

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are looking to invest about $14.3 million toward capital improvements in fiscal 2018, including repairing streets, parki ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb Library 'Meet the Presidents' event covers lesser-known leaders

    DeKALB – Although 45 men have held the office of president of the United States, some left legacies that proved more memorable than others.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:44 pm
  • DeKalb tenants sue Suburban Apartments over water issues

    Two people who lived at Suburban Apartments on Twombly Road near DeKalb are suing the company that owns the complex, claiming they went months without ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Conservative group cancels speech by Milo Yiannopoulos

    LOS ANGELES – Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt t ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Russia's ambassador Vitaly Churkin to United Nations dies in New York City at 64

    NEW YORK – Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he spar ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • 10 best pizza places in the DeKalb County area

    Here are the 10 best local places to get pizza in the DeKalb County area, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County's Finest competition.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • State wire briefs

    GOP rips Illinois comptroller for buying used $32K SUVCHICAGO – Illinois Republicans criticized Demo ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Former DeKalb doctor gets 7 years for illegal prescriptions

    ROCKFORD – A former DeKalb doctor will serve more than seven years in federal prison for running a pill mill that prosecutors said contributed to the ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Local political group to host town hall

    DeKALB – A local political group is hosting a town hall meeting Tuesday in DeKalb, but U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger won't be there.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:54 pm
  • NIU police respond to shots-fired report

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police responded to a report of shots fired in the 800 block of Edgebrook Drive on Saturday, according to a poli ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:50 pm
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