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  • NJ Gov. Christie campaigns for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped in Chicago Friday to campaign for Republican Bruce Rauner, calling his bid to defeat Illinois Gov. Pa ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    CHICAGO – Fast food workers said they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national conve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • July 26 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Large Sandy-struck family splits $20M lottery win

    BEACHWOOD, N.J. – A lottery-playing tradition started by the matriarch of a large New Jersey shore family paid off for her 17 children this week when ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • House votes to boost child tax credit for some

    WASHINGTON – More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a d ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • U.S.: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil against Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, ...
    July 26, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade features Mini Abe and candy

    DeKALB – For William Zaver, the Kishwaukee Fest parade is all about the candy. “I like picking the c ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Genoa library breaks ground on major expansion

    GENOA – Genoa Public Library Director Jen Barton got teary-eyed with emotion during her speech Friday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the library e ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • ATF director to tour new Chicago gun center

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois toured a new Chicago center authorities say may help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Feds' immigrant figures may not give full story

    CHICAGO (AP) — Recent data released by the federal government may reflect only a fraction of how many unaccompanied children apprehended at the U.S.-M ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Official: Hospital gunman intended to kill others

    MEDIA, Pa. (AP) — A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • NJ Gov. Christie to campaign for Rauner in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is stopping in Chicago Friday to support Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign for Illinois governor, a rac ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • DeKalb County Sheriff: No 'startling developments' in Schulz investigation

    SYCAMORE – Authorities are waiting for toxicology test results to make a determination about the death of Steven Schulz, whose body was found earlier ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Man, 18, charged in child death held without bond

    CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has ordered an 18-year-old charged in the shooting death of an 11-year-old held without bond.
    July 25, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

    MISSION, Texas — Three heavily armed Texas patrol boats rounded a bend in the Rio Grande on a recent afternoon and came upon two young men paddling an ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:36 pm
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