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  • Two killed, including store employee, in attempted robbery in Joliet

    JOLIET – Two men are dead after an attempted robbery Monday afternoon at a convenience store in Joliet.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Part of Ohio interstate to be shut for days after collapse

    CINCINNATI – Transportation authorities say southbound lanes of Interstate 75 through Cincinnati will be shut down for days after a closed overpass ex ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Islamic State group threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages

    CAIRO – The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the ransom T ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Winter camping

    Boy Scout Troop 2810, chartered out of Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, headed to Canyon Camp in Stockton for a winter campout. Canyon Camp, in the ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Fundraising banquet planned for bookcase project

    DeKALB – Going out for dinner can be an enjoyable time to spend with the family. Going out for dinner can be an even more enjoyable experience when th ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:46 am
  • St. Paul’s hosts event to celebrate King’s message

    DeKALB – The pews of were filled Monday night with people of different backgrounds, different religions and different races – but everyone was unified ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Sycamore Chamber of Commerce to celebrate 100 years

    SYCAMORE – As Sycamore Chamber of Commerce approaches its 100th anniversary, it looks to create opportunities to help its businesses thrive and to gro ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Hinckley seeks village sales tax for infrastructure

    HINCKLEY – Looking for ways to generate revenue, Hinckley Village Board members will ask voters to approve a 1 percent village sales tax to pay for ci ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Jan. 20 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 ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Borek: Broad participation strengthens enterprise zone application

    On behalf of the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. and DeKalb County Government, we would like to thank all of the communities and taxing bodie ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • D-427 sets kindergarten registration

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore School District 427 is holding kindergarten registration and screening for the 2015-16 school year from 2 to 6:40 p.m. March 1 ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Snowplow tracking apps hold cities accountable for cleanup

    CHICAGO – As another storm flung snow at Chicago, Alexandra Clark wondered how she’d get to work. Like an increasing number of snowbound city dwellers ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Yemeni troops battle Shiite rebels in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – Yemen’s U.S.-backed leadership was seriously threatened Monday as government troops clashed with Shiite rebels near the presidential pa ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change in the U.S.

    WASHINGTON – Cheap oil doesn’t only mean cheaper gas in the tank. It means that a car dealer in Illinois is shuffling the inventory of models he’ll be ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Europe’s police reconsider weapons

    PARIS – One was a young policewoman, unarmed on the outskirts of Paris and felled by an assault rifle. Her partner, also without weapons, could do not ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:38 pm
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