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  • Mock, first female pilot to circle globe, dies at 88

    Fifty years after she made aviation history, Jerrie Mock chuckled when asked whether she ever got scared while circling the globe alone.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Sycamore tree program orders due Wednesday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are accepting orders until Wednesday for shade and ornamental trees that will be planted in front yards or parkways acro ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Oct. 1 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 ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Crosstown soccer match to benefit local family

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 middle schools are raising money at a pair of soccer games today for the family of former student Moises Cervantes ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Mental health board seeks candidates for open seat

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board, which plans, funds and monitors mental health, de ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Sycamore hosts throwback-themed homecoming

    SYCAMORE – Liam Sullivan sees his purple jersey as a connection to his fellow football players from years before.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Drivers must watch for farm machines at harvest time

    DeKALB – Ray Heinisch considers himself lucky that he hasn’t been in a farm-related accident in his 37 years of farming.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • NIU releases latest crime statistics

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police Chief Tom Phillips thinks the statistics on stalking, domestic violence and dating violence recently rele ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy

    WASHINGTON – It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Governor candidates' views on Obama library evolve

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor have evolving views on who should pay for a potential presidential library in President Barack Obama's ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER

    DALLAS – The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • U.S. sharply criticizes new Israeli construction

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance I ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • IDOC: No need to review rules on convict contact

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Department of Corrections officials say there's no need to review rules about prison administrators' contact with ex-convicts a ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Ebola patient told Dallas hospital he was from Liberia

    DALLAS – The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told health care workers on his initial hospital visit that he had recently been in an ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man attacked after helping injured bicyclist

    DeKALB – Wade King thanked the man who tried to help him when he fell off his bike – by hitting him with a beer bottle, authorities said. The man, a D ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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