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  • Va. gov. enables 200,000 felons to vote in Nov.

    RICHMOND, Va. – More than 200,000 convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the swing state of Virginia in November under a sweeping executive ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • 8 relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be loose

    PIKETON, Ohio – Eight members of a family, including a mother sleeping in a bed with her 4-day-old baby next to her, were fatally shot in the head Fri ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Ex-congressmen send letters asking for leniency for Hastert

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, several other former congressmen and a onetime CIA chief were among 41 people who wrote letters ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Federal officials deny Illinois appeal for disaster funds

    SPRINGFIELD – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied the state’s appeal for federal assistance to help local governments recover from floo ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Face time with queen, princes completes Obama's royal visit

    LONDON – President Barack Obama plunged into a whirlwind of royal socializing Friday that began over a birthday lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and ende ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • DeKalb City Council: Liquor ordinance review on tap

    DeKALB – At Monday’s DeKalb City Council meeting, aldermen are expected to consider updating the city’s liquor license ordinances to coincide with cha ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • April 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 ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • DeKalb County students to compete at Rube Goldberg nationals

    DeKALB – A group of home-schooled DeKalb County students could win a national award by opening an umbrella.
    April 23, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • DeKalb man charged with trying to hit officer with car

    DeKALB – Police have arrested a man they said ran a stop sign and then tried to hit an officer with his car.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • NIU to receive more than $26M from state

    DeKALB – State lawmakers broke a stubborn impasse Friday – albeit temporarily – to pass bipartisan legislation that will get money to cash-starved sta ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Road to dismissal: State's attorney kept McCullough in prison, then worked to free him

    SYCAMORE – Before DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack helped to free Jack McCullough, he helped to keep him in prison.
    April 25, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Judge dismisses murder charges against McCullough

    SYCAMORE – Following a judge's order Friday, Jack McCullough will return to his Seattle home for the first time since being arrested in 2011.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • Ted Cruz, likable guy? He's working on that

    WASHINGTON – After spending a year campaigning as a hardened, uncompromising conservative, Ted Cruz wants voters to see him in a different light.
    April 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • GOP takes on Library of Congress on immigration terminology

    WASHINGTON – Congress may not be able to reform the immigration system, fix the broken tax code or even pass a budget. But it's telling the Library of ...
    April 22, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Ex-Hillary Clinton staffer again says no to testifying to Congress

    WASHINGTON – A lawyer for the former Hillary Clinton staffer who helped maintain her private email server has told Congress that his client still will ...
    April 22, 2016 - 2:31 pm
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