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  • Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money _ and Obama

    MILWAUKEE – Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week

    MUNICH – Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing a truce but agreed to try to work out ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • No suspects or motive a week after 6 found dead in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Authorities have no suspects and a motive remains elusive one week after six family members were found dead in their Chicago home, police sa ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Cortland woman, DeKalb woman arrested in drug investigation

    DeKALB – Two women face criminal charges after police found more than 150 Xanax pills in one woman’s boot during a drug investigation.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • DeKalb High School band to perform in Dublin’s 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

    DeKALB – The Marching Barbs have been invited to perform in front of half a million people at the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Ballots now available for DeKalb County early voters

    SYCAMORE – Certified ballots for early voters arrived Thursday at DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder Doug Johnson’s office.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Urgent call for action issued at NIU budget stalemate rally

    DeKALB – Without a state budget, the fiscal bloodletting continues for social services, state colleges and universities, and Northern Illinois Univers ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • 3 charged in series of gang-related attacks in DeKalb

    SYCAMORE – Three men who police say sent another man to the hospital after beating and robbing him remained at the DeKalb County jail Thursday.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seeks info on Genoa McDonalds break-in

    GENOA – Crime Stoppers is looking for information on an attempted robbery at the McDonalds in Genoa. 
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Obama: 'strange things' happen when voters are scared

    ATHERTON, Calif. – President Barack Obama said Thursday that "strange things" can happen in politics when voters are scared and that the angst people ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Hillary Clinton aims to boost campaign with focus on black voters

    MILWAUKEE – After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in for law enforcement?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it migh ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 3:26 pm
  • Smoldering brush leads to roof fire in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – A burn pile of yard waste that blew embers onto the roof of a dilapidated building led to a roof fire at a barn at 15795 Hinckley Road in ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI

    BURNS, Ore. – Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Breakthrough: Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves

    WASHINGTON – In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 11:25 am
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