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  • Illinois police urge drivers to be wary of deer

    PEORIA (AP) – The Illinois State Police encouraged drivers to be more aware of deer this fall, especially in rural parts of the state.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Sen. Dick Durbin to seek probe of Aurora air center sabotage

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday that he will seek an investigation into how a contract employee was able to sabotage a regional control ce ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • At least 31 believed dead after Japanese volcano eruption

    TOKYO – Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, rescue workers made a grim discovery Sunday: 31 apparent ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Bankruptcy’s end more clear than Orr’s future

    DETROIT – Kevyn Orr’s success in shepherding Detroit through its historic bankruptcy will leave him unemployed, at least temporarily, when and if his ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Obama: U.S. misjudged Iraqi army, militants’ threat

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama acknowledged that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants and overestima ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

    HONG KONG – Hong Kong police blasted pro-democracy protesters with tear gas and used vans with flashing lights in renewed efforts overnight to force d ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Rauner giving veers left and right

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner and his wife, Diana, have given hundreds of thousands of dollars to protect abortion rights a ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Clooney, wife make Venice newlywed appearance

    VENICE, Italy – Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride, Amal Alamuddin, as the heartthrob actor ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Face Time with David Walker

    MALTA – David Walker has spent almost the past two decades creating designs out of wood, and it’s been therapeutic for him.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Sept. 28 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 ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Harvest Dinner proceeds go toward ending hunger

    DeKALB – As a child, Mary Kowalski was raised to help out with social work in her community and do her best to help others.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Monarca Bakery plans reopening year after devastating fire

    DeKALB – To motivate himself, Mario Alfredo “Freddy” Ortiz put a picture taken last year of a fire at his DeKalb bakery on his refrigerator.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Police: Marital dispute sparked stabbing in DeKalb

    DeKALB - A 41-year-old Sycamore woman was charged with attempted homicide after she attacked a female acquaintance of her estranged husband with a kni ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • 13 escape Tenn. youth center despite new security

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Security upgrades at a troubled youth detention center in Nashville were not enough to prevent 13 teenagers from escaping Friday, t ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
  • Browns unmoved by chief’s apology

    WASHINGTON – The parents of Michael Brown said Saturday in an interview with The Associated Press they were unmoved by the apology of the Ferguson, Mi ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
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