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  • Former Illinois school bus driver jailed for DUI

    WHEATON – A former school bus driver from northern Illinois has been sentenced to 20 days in jail for driving drunk while on duty.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:28 am
  • Chicago man accused of selling cocaine near NIU

    SYCAMORE – A 27-year-old Chicago man had his first court appearance Monday on allegations he sold less than a gram of cocaine near Northern Illinois U ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-h ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • State hearing focuses on cutting greenhouse gases

    CHICAGO – Illinois regulators on Monday began formal hearings on how the state should meet tougher federal limits on pollutants blamed for global warm ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Audit: Illinois overdrew federal Medicaid dollars

    CHICAGO – Illinois used faulty methods for withdrawing federal Medicaid money, resulting in "a perpetual 'treadmill effect'" of regular overdraws of d ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Paw Lickin’ fundraiser helps pets in need

    SYCAMORE – Paw Lickin’ Good co-owner Carol Dean hopes this Saturday’s fundraiser will be bigger and better than the one they held last year.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • What’s up duck?

    On Sept. 6, Genoa will be home to hundreds of ducks – plastic ducks that is. The Genoa Area Chamber ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Sleepy’s to open on Sycamore Road

    DeKALB – National mattress chain Sleepy’s will open a store in the former DeKalb Blockbuster location on Sycamore Road.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Aug. 18 police report

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Sycamore Pumpkin Festival names parade marshal, festival friend

    SYCAMORE – Jerry Malmassari is looking forward to seeing children drop off their decorated pumpkins on the courthouse lawn in October, tilting and tur ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Schrader: Enjoying the good life in the country

    The traditional American hymn to life in the wilds of the West talks about a home “where seldom is heard, a discouraging word, and the skies are not c ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Obama: Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam from militants

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured Iraq's largest dam from Islamic militants Monday following dozens of U.S. airstrikes, President Barack O ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • U.S. attorney general to travel to Ferguson, Missouri

    FERGUSON, Mo. – An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Dairy Joy co-owner works through cancer treatment

    HINCKLEY – Dairy Joy Drive-In co-owner Jan Wahlgren was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer in May, but she still bikes three blocks to get to work ev ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • NIU's Bill Nicklas to resign effective Nov. 1

    DeKALB – Top Northern Illinois University administrator Bill Nicklas had been considering resigning from the university for several weeks before makin ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:09 pm
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