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  • Officer who carried dying girl in 2012 Aurora, Colorado, theater shooting comforts grieving father

    EVERGREEN, Colo. – Every year on his daughter’s birthday, Ian Sullivan visits the grave of the child he lost when a gunman slipped into a Colorado mov ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Yemen's Shiite rebels try to avoid overstepping amid protest

    SANAA, Yemen – Yemen's Shiite rebels faced mounting pressures and signs of internal divisions Friday after the U.S.-backed president and his cabinet r ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multipronged offensive agai ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Justices will review use of midazolam as execution drug

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera!

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – It's showtime for Pluto.NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has traveled 3 billion ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:46 pm
  • Amazon to start collecting sales tax in Illinois

    CHICAGO – Amazon will start collecting sales tax from Illinois consumers next month to comply with a new state law, the company said.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Effort to get Obama library draws Chicago-style suspicions

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s rush to secure space in a public park for Barack Obama’s presidential library has unleashed a tussle typical of the president’s ho ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Town once run by polygamist leader is sharply divided

    HILDALE, Utah – As polygamist leader Warren Jeffs awaited his fate in a Texas prison, he sent an order to his followers on the Utah-Arizona border: Bu ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Writers to appear on WGN radio Sunday

    Sycamore writer Dirk Johnson will appear on WGN radio, AM-720, at 9:30 p.m. Sunday with his co-author, Robert Owen Carr, to talk about their new book, ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Sycamore High School registration night nears

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School will host a registration night Monday for incoming freshman students and their parents.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Jan.23 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 ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Marcia Sweigert appointed interim DeKalb city clerk; City Council to vote Monday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council will vote Monday on Mayor John Rey’s appointment of Marcia Sweigert as the interim city clerk.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU plans town-hall meetings

    DeKALB – In an effort to educate students, staff and faculty about some of Northern Illinois University’s key issues, NIU President Doug Baker and Exe ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Asbestos found in 19 properties at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park

    SYCAMORE – Nineteen homes at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park tested positive for asbestos, but that hasn’t affected plans to demolish the area by t ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Judge defers ruling in case against former NIU police officer Andrew Rifkin

    DeKALB – A former Northern Illinois University police officer will have to wait before a judge decides whether to dismiss rape charges against him.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:47 pm
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