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  • Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

    PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for k ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

    TEHRAN, Iran – Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insu ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Chicago mail carrier to keep working after lottery win

    CHICAGO – A mail carrier who scratched off a winning $2.28 million Illinois Lottery ticket says he plans to keep working until he retires in five year ...
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Customer decline hits McDonald's sales, profit

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world.
    NEW: Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Fairgrounds to host Fall Fest

    SANDWICH – Throughout the Midwest, the fall season is festival time, celebrating everything from wine to pumpkins to scarecrows. In Sandwich, a new fe ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    The 42nd annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend Oct. 25 an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • House walk a mix of public, private spaces

    The Sycamore History Museum’s annual Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour will celebrate the life of General E.F. Dutton and his influence on Sycamore, pa ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Chamber’s 36th annual 10K race steps off Sunday

    SYCAMORE – The 36th annual Sycamore Pumpkin Run 10K Road Race, presented by the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and KishHealth System, will be held at 9: ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Tryggestad joins Resource Insurance

    Marcus Tryggestad has joined Resource Insurance as an insurance adviser offering personal and business lines of coverage.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Construction begins on Sycamore brewpub

    SYCAMORE – The process of opening Sycamore’s first brewpub has been a long and drawn-out one for owner JD Heinrich.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Armstrong: Let MiniAbe whisk you away

    Halloween is fast approaching and the Illinois Office of Tourism had an early treat for visitors this fall. It launched a new MiniAbe video that is pa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois workNet Center celebrates new location

    The Illinois workNet Center has settled into its new location at 650B N. Peace Road in DeKalb and will celebrate with an Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. O ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • SundogIT opens Rockford office

    SundogIT Inc., an information technology provider, has opened a new office in Rockford.“This is an i ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away

    WASHINGTON – While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Not so fast cord cutters – cable’s not going anywhere

    NEW YORK – Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite t ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
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