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  • Some eligible immigrants say no to U.S. citizenship

    MIAMI – More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap, ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • County Board District 8 candidates consider budget, sober house

    DeKALB – Finding ways to bring in more revenue to ensure DeKalb County has a balanced budget will be a top priority for the candidates vying for a Cou ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Minor damage reported in Sycamore mulch fire

    SYCAMORE – No one was injured during a mulch fire Tuesday morning at an apartment complex in Sycamore, fire officials said.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

    NEW YORK – Plan on paying in stores with your shiny new iPhone 6? Not so fast.Retailer resistance to ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • India slides, U.S. gains in gender equality ranking

    NEW DELHI – Indian women still face some of the world’s worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • NIU Foundation suggests relocating Annie Glidden house

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Foundation officials decided the 113-year-old home a group of DeKalb County residents wanted to restore will hav ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • NIU grad takes home top award at annual annual reception

    DeKALB – Wendy West-Krauch spent little time talking about herself after receiving the 2014 Athena Award on Tuesday.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Photos: 2014 Athena Awards

    Images from the Athena Awards on Tuesday evening. ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Passenger in Monday crash remains critical

    SYCAMORE – Two Sycamore teenagers remained hospitalized, one in critical condition, after a Monday crash in which the vehicle they were riding in left ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • 14 hurt in Indiana Amtrak crash with semitrailer

    REYNOLDS, Ind. – A northern Indiana sheriff says 14 people aboard an Amtrak train were injured when the train traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago c ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • U.S. consumer confidence rose in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, hitting a seven-year high as solid job gains raised expectations for economic gro ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Gun found during Joliet drug arrest

    JOLIET - Two people were arrested early Monday after police reportedly found them with marijuana and a gun.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • One family displaced in apartment fire in Batavia

    BATAVIA – After the smoke detector started going off in her apartment at the Lorlyn of Batavia apartment complex Monday afternoon, Stephanie McGlennon ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • McHenry County Board to re-vote on taking health care grant after outcry

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board is calling a do-over on its vote last week to reject a state grant to pay for counselors to help people get insur ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • U.S. home price gains slow for 4th straight month

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months ahead.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:43 am
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