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  • Ferguson protests turn violent

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:12 am
  • Illinois EPA to collect household toxic waste

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will collect household hazardous waste collection in six communities this fall.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Ex-trooper again seeks license since deadly wreck

    MOUNT VERNON – A former Illinois state trooper trying for a fifth time to get his driver's license back since a deadly 2007 crash admits he caused the ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • Genoa-Kingston schools the area’s first to kick off school year

    KINGSTON – Jackie Royalty is stepping into this school year with a new age group of students and a new name, but a familiar love of reading.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Anderson holds town hall in quest for 14th Congressional District seat

    SYCAMORE – Although she is not a voter in the 14th district, DeKalb resident Julie Kiefer-Bell attended a town hall meeting hosted by Dennis Anderson ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Aug. 13 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 ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • DeKalb considers more restrictive smoking laws

    DeKALB – It could soon be illegal to smoke electronic cigarettes in public places or to light up on a public patio in DeKalb.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Sycamore teen featured at state fair auction

    SYCAMORE – A 16-year-old Sycamore High School student who won an Illinois State Fair contest two years in a row for raising chickens is walking away w ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Egypt: Israel, Hamas to extend temporary truce

    CAIRO – Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials announced Wednesday, permitting the ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Ukraine death toll spikes as attacks intensify

    DONETSK, Ukraine – A rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine came under intensified shelling Wednesday as the U.N. revealed that the death toll from the fi ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Robin Williams' public joy, private pain

    LOS ANGELES – In public, Robin Williams shared only the joy he found in life, never the sorrow. He was the same man in private, shielding even longtim ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Illinois Democrats make play for unity, victory

    SPRINGFIELD – Faced with a crucial mid-term election where Republicans are seeking to reclaim the governor's mansion, Illinois Democrats used an annua ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • University Village camp ends with Junior Olympics

    DeKALB – Watching Terrance Davis whack tennis balls across the court at University Village on Wednesday, you couldn’t tell the only time he’d played b ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Clinton says she's looking forward to hug Obama

    VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. – Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's looking forward to hugging out her differences with President Barack Obama.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 3:45 pm
  • Daughter of Robin Williams faced online abuse

    NEW YORK – Robin Williams' daughter has abandoned her online social media accounts in disgust following what she called "cruel and unnecessary" messag ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 3:32 pm
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