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  • Illinois medical marijuana director resigns

    CHICAGO – An attorney appointed last year by Gov. Bruce Rauner to lead the Illinois medical marijuana program has resigned to pursue work in the priva ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • DeKalb, Sycamore officials investigate after string of trash bin fires

    DeKALB – Authorities are investigating after three trash bin fires were reported Friday in DeKalb and Sycamore.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest 6 teens in spate of vehicle burglaries

    DeKALB – Police said Monday that they arrested two groups of teenagers during the early morning hours Sunday in connection with several burglaries to ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Charity group seeking donations for DeKalb teen, transplant recipient

    DeKALB – The Children’s Organ Transplant Association is asking volunteers to help raise money to pay for a DeKalb teen’s medical expenses.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • DeKalb City Council passes $49.1M fiscal 2016.5 budget

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council was presented with several budget options for reducing spending, but in the end aldermen approved a plan that would s ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Real estate agents moving to State Street location

    SYCAMORE – The final vacant spot in the former DiMarzio building will be filled Aug. 1 by two Sycamore real estate agents.
    June 27, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • For DeKalb-area veterans, B-17's visit brings back memories

    DeKALB – Vaughn Heidenreich hadn’t been inside a B-17 bomber in nearly seven decades, but when he sat in his old position aboard a restored B-17 Monda ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:09 pm
  • Short-term budget fix for state close

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that he’s close to a compromise with Democratic lawmakers on a partial-year budget plan with just three da ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Study: Donald Trump's budget, tax plans add at least $10 trillion to debt

    WASHINGTON – A new Washington study says Donald Trump's tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the c ...
    June 27, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Supreme Court overturns former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's bribery conviction

    WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday overturned the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that could make i ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • BET Awards full of Prince tributes and political moments

    The BET Awards — or "The Prince Tribute Show" — featured emotional and energetic performances from Sheila E., Stevie Wonder and Jennifer Hudson honori ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • Supreme Court, in a 5-3 vote, voids Texas law on abortion clinics

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in near ...
    June 27, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Donald Trump emails: Can you spare $10 to help elect a billionaire?

    WASHINGTON – The billionaire running for president now seeks to convince millions of Americans to give him money.
    June 27, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • America's first sports hero topic for library talk in Somonauk

    Boys emulated him. Adults admired him. Companies coveted his endorsements. One hundred years ago, Christy Mathewson had the name recognition we associ ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • $2B in Illinois road projects threatened by stalemate

    EDINBURG – As a first-year superintendent in the Edinburg schools, Fred Lamkey got an education he didn’t expect: traveling Route 29, which in various ...
    June 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
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