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  • Governor candidates discuss jobs, veterans

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor kicked off the post-Labor Day campaign season Tuesday, with Gov. Pat Quinn publicizing his efforts to l ...
    NEW: Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Sept. 2 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 ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb traffic stop leads to marijuana seizure

    DeKALB – A traffic stop by a Northern Illinois University police officer led to the seizure of several pounds of marijuana Monday, court records show.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • DeKalb tornado sirens knocked out

    DeKALB – City officials said Tuesday that they are working on a temporary fix to the citywide tornado siren system, which has been disabled since a Fr ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Sycamore High School’s courtyard revitalized

    SYCAMORE – Tim Carlson’s vision for a lively courtyard area at Sycamore High School is finally coming to fruition.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

    CHICAGO — School opened in Chicago on Tuesday, with children and parents making their way past security guards whose bright neon vests served as a rem ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

    WASHINGTON – Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to p ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • It’s no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

    NEW YORK – Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Sandwich Fair opens gates today; festivities run through Sunday

    SANDWICH – More than 50 years after Marvin Koerper first entered a sheep competition at the Sandwich Fair, he still makes his way to the fairgrounds e ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • In light of celebrity hacks, how to protect data

    NEW YORK – The circulation of nude photographs stolen from celebrities' online accounts has thrown a spotlight on the security of cloud computing, a s ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:51 pm
  • 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:59 pm
  • Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama urged West Africans on Tuesday to wear gloves and masks when caring for Ebola patients or burying anyone who died ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Family: Joan Rivers on life support after cardiac arrest

    NEW YORK — Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a do ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Another charged in connection with DeKalb meth lab

    DeKALB – Another man has been charged in connection with a methamphetamine manufacturing ring centered at Travel Inn in DeKalb last fall, authorities ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Video purports to show beheading of 2nd U.S. journalist

    BEIRUT — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warn ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:36 pm
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