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  • Fire destroys Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has bec ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Motorcyclist remains hospitalized after Peace Road crash

    DeKALB — A DeKalb motorcyclist remained hospitalized in fair condition Tuesday, five days after a construction worker illegally attempted a U-turn and ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Hillary Clinton highlights gender as 2016 election looms

    NEW YORK – Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign emphasized her experience, competence and preparation to become president. Her 2016 pit ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Federal prison population drops by roughly 4,800

    WASHINGTON – The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

    UNITED NATIONS – Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world lea ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A UPS employee opened fire Tuesday morning inside one of the company's warehouses in Alabama, killing two people before committing ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Bond set for DeKalb man accused of stalking wife

    SYCAMORE — The DeKalb man accused of stalking his estranged wife while on probation for stalking her last year will need to post $500 bail to be relea ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Hamas suspects in killing of Israeli teens killed

    JERUSALEM – Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slayin ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Court to consider status of Rita Crundwell pensions

    DIXON – Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, has argued that her ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

    WASHINGTON – The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • U.S., Arab allies hit ISIS strongholds in Syria, Iraq

    WASHINGTON – Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Illinois man dies after car falls on chest

    ST. ANNE (AP) – A northeastern Illinois man has died from injuries suffered when a car he was working on fell on him, Kankakee County officials said.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Experts predict vibrant fall colors in Illinois

    BLOOMINGTON (AP) – Fall tree colors are expected to be vibrant in Illinois this year due to spring and summer weather, including plenty of rainfall, a ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Bethany CNAs give back

    Bethany Rehabilitation annually celebrates the hard work of its CNAs during CNA Appreciation Week. This year, the facility provided staff members with ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Made Just for You celebrates 20th anniversary

    Made Just for You is celebrating its 20th anniversary with an open house from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the store in downtown Sycamore. Cake ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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