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  • Stocks slump; Dow ends down 588 after early 1,000-pt. slide

    U.S. stocks slid again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average briefly plunging more than 1,000 points in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Maple Park man gets 19 years in prison in drug plea

    A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house is going to prison, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s Attor ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County names Ellen Rogers interim executive director

    DeKALB – Ellen Rogers has been named interim executive director of the Voluntary Action Center of DeKalb County after the sudden death of Tom Zucker l ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Aug. 25 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 ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Kishwaukee YMCA to offer after-school care

    DeKALB — When DeKalb School District 428 starts classes Wednesday, summer break will be over for all local students.DeKALB — When DeKalb School Distri ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • NIU police nab Florida robbery suspect

    SYCAMORE – Northern Illinois University Police arrested a 17-year-old Sunday who is wanted on a warrant for robbery from Broward County, Florida, acco ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Chicago man pleads not guilty to sex abuse, child porn charges

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Chicago man pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal sex abuse and child pornography charges in connection with his involvement ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner to speak at DCEDC dinner in October

    SYCAMORE – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will speak at the DeKalb County Economic Development Corp.’s annual dinner event Oct. 29.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Illinois House to consider MAP grant bill

    DeKALB – Focus will be on the Illinois House today as it takes up a bill that would – some hope – lead to the state authorizing $343 million for the M ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Kishwaukee College begins new semester with lower enrollment numbers

    MALTA – It’s her second year at Kishwaukee College, and Shirin Khamissi has learned the ropes.“So fa ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Another top official at U of Illinois resigning

    CHAMPAIGN – The No. 2 official at the University of Illinois' flagship campus announced his resignation Monday, the second high-level resignation foll ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • AP survey: Dimmer outlook for U.S. economy, wages and hiring

    WASHINGTON – For much of the economy's fitful and sluggish six-year recovery from the Great Recession, analysts have foreseen a sunnier future: Growth ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers

    WASHINGTON – Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Sen. Harry Reid: Iran deal best path to stop country from getting bomb

    WASHINGTON – With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers seems to be picking up the ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Ehud Barak's Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics

    JERUSALEM – Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s comments that Israel nearly attacked Iran’s nuclear facilities but the plan was scuttled by military ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
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