Overcast with Haze
20°FOvercast with HazeFull Forecast


  • Rejected by Unilever, Kraft Heinz still hungry for expansion

    NEW YORK – Kraft Heinz's $143 billion offer to buy Unilever was spurned, but the ketchup, cheese and lunch meat maker is still hungry to expand its do ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Autopsy on N. Korean inconclusive as 4th person arrested

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia performed a second autopsy on the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader because the first procedure was inc ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:00 am
  • Report: IS ‘business model’ near collapse

    The Islamic State group is hemorrhaging money with every piece of territory it loses, according to a new analysis that found that the group’s “busines ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93

    WASHINGTON – Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Trump leaps back into campaign mode, raps media anew

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Hoping to shift attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday to deliver a pep talk to ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • DHS weighed National Guard for immigration roundups

    The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immig ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 interim leader favors ouster of DeKalb High School principal, human resources director

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 interim Superintendent Bradley Hawk wants the board to remove DeKalb High School Principal Michele Albano and the ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:09 pm
  • DeKalb police seek suspects after shots fired at car

    DeKALB – Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate an incident in which shots were fired at a car carrying visitors to DeKalb early ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Library offers "Meet the Presidents" event

    DeKALB – The Youth Department of the DeKalb Public Library will be hosting a “Meet the Presidents” event from noon to 2 p.m. Monday.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • As MC Sports prepares to close, liquidation sale underway

    DeKALB – As MC Sports prepares to close all of its remaining stores, including the one in DeKalb, a liquidation sale is underway.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Genoa officials mum on details of settlement with RTA

    GENOA – The city of Genoa has reached a settlement agreement with the Chicago-based Regional Transportation Authority of a lawsuit that alleged PetroL ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • DeKalb could gain Sonic this summer

    GENOA – The city of Genoa has reached a settlement agreement with the Chicago-based Regional Transportation Authority of a lawsuit that alleged PetroL ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • Staff cuts planned to balance Sycamore School District 427 budget

    SYCAMORE – With Sycamore School District 427 considering a third consecutive year of staff cuts, parents such as Natalie Nelson are concerned about ho ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • President Trump weighs mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should the president ban media outlets that he doesn't like from media briefings?