Partly Cloudy
46°FPartly CloudyFull Forecast


  • Southern Baptists tell pastors: Hold line on gays

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others – gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who pr ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:12 am
  • Video: Islamic State hostage 'reports' for captors

    BEIRUT – A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists’ late ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:11 am
  • PSU board votes down new look at 2012 report

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Penn State's trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

    IRBIL, Iraq – Thousands of cheering, flag-waving people gave a noisy send-off to a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops who left Tuesday for Turkey ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Calif. AG: 18.5 million residents' info exposed

    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. – Personal information about more than 18.5 million Californians was hacked, stolen or otherwise exposed last year and as many as ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • NYC launching systemwide review of jail suicides

    NEW YORK – New York City is using a $400,000 federal grant to review suicides and acts of self-harm in city jails with an approach commonly applied wh ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • House Republicans make liberal use of Obama in ads

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans rolled out late-campaign attack ads tying Democrats to an unpopular President Barack Obama on Tuesday as the chief exec ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Seoul officials say Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

    SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea’s spy agency said Tuesday it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s 6-week public absence, which ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Oct. 28 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 ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Where's czar? Ebola raises management questions

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Union supporting Quinn donates to Libertarian foe

    CHICAGO – A labor union that endorsed Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s re-election campaign in Illinois has donated money to an unlikely source – the Liber ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Quinn touts job news ahead of governor election

    CHAMPAIGN – Announcements that hundreds of jobs will be coming to Illinois at a new fertilizer plant and for online retailer Amazon highlighted the st ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • County Board District 4 candidates focused on budget

    SYCAMORE – Joseph Bassett, the challenger in the race for DeKalb County Board member from District 4, thinks one potential solution to the county’s bu ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • DeKalb man pleads not guilty to child porn

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man formally pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 50 counts of child pornography.Brento ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Bond reduced for man accused of kicking pregnant girlfriend

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge drastically reduced bond Tuesday for a Lemont man accused of kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach in Cortla ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

    NIU's Mark Montgomery talks basketball

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    Which Halloween candy runs out the quickest in your household?
    Hard candy
    Gummy candies