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  • Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Residents emerge in shell-shocked Ukrainian city

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – Months of daily shelling reduced the east Ukraine city of Luhansk to a ghost town, silent but for the explosions.
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

    LONDON – Now it’s Britain’s turn to mourn.British aid worker David Haines has been beheaded – like t ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

    PARIS – Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global st ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Rauner’s schools plan raises eyebrows

    SPRINGFIELD – Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    INDIANOLA, Iowa – Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sun ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb looks to spend tax revenue

    DeKALB – The pressure for DeKalb leaders to find other ways to fund certain city operations is increasing as they look for the best ways to spend the ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Former mayor of DeKalb remembered

    DeKALB – Jay Ebbesen always knew his father, Joseph Ebbesen, made an impact on people. But it wasn’t until he stood at his father’s memorial Saturday ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Several charities meet at TAILS Humane Society's Mutt Strut

    DeKALB – Susana Martin didn’t have a dog to bring to the ninth annual Mutt Strut. Instead, the 10-ye ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Racing team raises money for Ladies Night Out organization

    When Ladies Night Out founders Dawn and Don Sukach of Sycamore started their breast cancer fundraising event 10 years ago, they had no idea where it w ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Sept. 14 Police Reports

    DeKalb CountyJennifer Watson, 20, of the 500 block of South Fadia Street, Maple Park, was charged Fr ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Face Time With Jeff Winters

    After 20 years with the DeKalb Police Department, officer Jeff Winters has responded to his share of emergency calls. He was recently awarded for thre ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Rampant Ebola fear takes toll its on Africa tourism

    KAMPALA, Uganda – Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya’s pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging touri ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Ukraine government repels rebel attack on airport

    LUHANSK, Ukraine – A convoy of more than 200 white trucks crossed the Russian border to deliver humanitarian aid to a battered Ukrainian city on Satur ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Egypt seeks broader alliance efforts with U.S. over Libya

    CAIRO – As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought Egyptian support on Saturday for an international coalition to combat jihadi groups, Egypt presse ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 11:55 pm
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