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  • Qatar plays outsize role in U.S. war strategy

    WASHINGTON – Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar’s al-Udeid air base in ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • DeKalb County residents push to restore Annie Glidden house

    DeKALB – A group of DeKalb residents is trying to save a 113-year old home owned by the Northern Illinois University Foundation, but the foundation pr ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Sycamore's college credit option allows students to get ahead

    SYCAMORE – Annie Malecki will have almost a semester of college completed before she graduates high school in May.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Culver’s owner hopes to attract NIU students

    DeKALB – Larry Bollinger still remembers riding his motorcycle with his wife almost 30 years ago from DeKalb to Sauk City, Wisconsin, to a little-know ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Fall fireworks popular for Sycamore Park District

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District is looking forward to many more September fireworks shows in the coming years.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Police: Woman stole from Dollar Store deposits

    CORTLAND – A Maple Park woman who is accused of stealing money from the Cortland Dollar General store when she worked there did so three times from da ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Sept. 15 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 ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • No one injured in semi crash on Peace Road

    SYCAMORE – No one was injured Friday evening when a semitrailer tipped over on Peace Road near DeKalb Avenue, police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Tips for staving off foreclosure at event

    DeKALB — Some area politicians will be on hand later this month for an event aimed at helping people save their homes from foreclosures.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Fundraising effort underway for DeKalb crash victim

    CORTLAND – A friend of Kimberly Havlicek, the Cortland woman who died early Friday after a head-on collision on Interstate 88, is asking for help to p ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library's short list

    WASHINGTON – Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Back to school... even in Texas immigration prison

    KARNES CITY, Texas – In one classroom monitored by security cameras, third and fourth graders read in Spanish from a short story about mice. In anothe ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Springfield cemetery restoring Abe Lincoln's vault

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A vault that temporarily held Abraham Lincoln's body is set to be restored for an upcoming event that will mark the anniversary of ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Chicago man accused of breaking into apartment, punching family member

    SYCAMORE — A Chicago man appeared in court Monday for the first time on allegations he punched a family member in the head last month while trespassin ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Gay marriage, medical marijuana get past Washington gridlock

    NEW YORK – While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 am
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