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  • CIA chief challenges Senate torture report

    WASHINGTON – CIA Director John Brennan threaded a rhetorical needle in an unprecedented televised news conference Thursday at CIA headquarters. He ack ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • DOJ says Native tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday that Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Photos: Relay for Life Luminaria Vigil

    Images from the vigil in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse on Thursday night. ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Another Bieberitz family member charged with sex abuse

    DeKALB – An investigation into sex offender Ronald Bieberitz Sr. allegedly violating prohibitions on contact with children has led to a third member o ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Sycamore man faces new child porn charges

    SYCAMORE – A 33-year-old Sycamore man accused of possessing child pornography faces new charges alleging he videotaped women in the restroom without t ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Americans' wealth slips in 3Q as stock values fall

    WASHINGTON – Americans' net worth slipped in the July-September quarter as shrinking stock portfolios overwhelmed a solid gain in home values.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake man allowed back home after gun incident, police standoff

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man accused of holding a gun to his wife's head, eventually firing the weapon inside the house and conducting what prosecut ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Weekly U.S. unemployment aid applications fall to 294,000

    WASHINGTON – Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, as the continued low levels of applicants reflect growing job security.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Powerful storm begins to pound Northern California

    SAN FRANCISCO – A storm expected to be one of the windiest and rainiest in five years pushed across parts of Northern California early Thursday after ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • 'Birdman' tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations

    NEW YORK – "Birdman" squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • DeKalb Area Women’s Center seeking funds to restore historic building

    DeKALB – Anna Marie Coveny of the DeKalb Area Women’s Center finds it amusing that the building that houses a women-centered organization doesn’t have ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Sycamore author to host discussion, book signing

    SYCAMORE – Fortune 1000 executive Robert Carr was not born into money. Carr, who was born and raised in Lockport, overcame a difficult and abusive chi ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • DeKalb County Board to mull sales tax referendum to help pay for jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County voters could decide for the third time if they want to increase sales tax to help pay for an expanded jail.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • State election expert disagrees with board appointment plan

    DeKALB – At tonight’s meeting of the DeKalb Park Board, commissioners will discuss appointing someone to fill Per Faivre’s seat on the board for the n ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Dec. 11 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 ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:11 am
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