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  • 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario – A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then sto ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • U.S. journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work

    WASHINGTON – A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

    WASHINGTON – Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the governm ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Rantoul man pleads guilty in 2007 sexual assault

    URBANA (AP) – A central Illinois man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a girl in 2007.The (C ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Former Barrington Hills couple face bankruptcy fraud charges

    BARRINGTON HILLS – A dentist and his wife, formerly of Barrington Hills, are facing federal bankruptcy fraud charges for allegedly failing to disclose ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Joliet adopts ‘Cupcake Law’

    JOLIET – Poticas and other treats were offered up to Joliet City Council members Tuesday night – but not as a bribe, home bakers joked – when the city ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November

    WASHINGTON – Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, acc ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • North Korea frees U.S. man; 2 more still detained

    WASHINGTON – North Korea's reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Sycamore park dedication set for Saturday

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District will dedicate its newest park in honor of a lifelong Sycamore resident Saturday.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Oct. 21 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. 21, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Minimum wage referendum may help Democrats in midterms

    CHICAGO – As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and ot ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Residents of Bethany Rehab in DeKalb support breast cancer research

    DeKALB – Pink is Patty Guzik’s favorite color. Guzik, 66, was one of several residents who colored t ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings

    GARY, Ind. – With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Rural areas seek piece of subprime-loan settlement

    Long seen as having devastated Sun Belt cities, the subprime mortgage crisis unleashed turmoil on Ohio and other rural areas. Now federal officials ar ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • U.S. expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

    WASHINGTON – Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses again ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:34 pm
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