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  • Moderate Kirk can survive party-member criticism

    SPRINGFIELD – Political experts say U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk can survive damaging criticism from a fellow Republican fundraiser.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Ohio cop indicted in traffic-stop shooting

    CINCINNATI – A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Rauner vetoes strike, lockout ban as union OKs extension

    CHAMPAIGN – Even as Illinois and the union that represents most of its employees agreed to a short-term deal Wednesday to keep workers on the job thro ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Court: Drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test

    CHICAGO – Lex, the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.That ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Proudly DeKalb seeks to foster local pride

    DeKALB – Proudly DeKalb is a new group working to foster hometown pride in the community.The group f ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • July 30 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 ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Fundraiser urges pledges to have Sunday dinner

    DeKALB – Local residents are being encouraged to take a seat at the table – the dinner table.A new H ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Genoa continues to push for Amtrak route

    GENOA – Recent cuts to Illinois' Amtrak spending have not deterred Genoa Mayor Mark Vicary from fighting for railway routing through his city if and w ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Hogs for Dogs motorcycle run set for Sunday

    GENOA – The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League will host a motorcycle benefit run and music event Sunday. 
    July 29, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Soggy May and June have given way to dry July in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Josh Kosco’s job can be a sticky situation.The Northern Illinois University senior and inte ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • DeKalb area Salvation Army to accept, distribute donated school supplies

    DeKALB – Keith Graham knows it isn’t just families in poverty that could use some help around back-to-school season.
    July 29, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • GOP presses Planned Parenthood aid ban, faces long odds

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans pressed their fight Wednesday to bar federal aid to Planned Parenthood, but likely opposition from at least one GOP se ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Afghan intelligence: Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan's main intelligence agency said Wednesday that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for mo ...
    July 29, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil were in court on Wednesday as anger at the kill by an A ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • U.S. pending home sales slip in June

    WASHINGTON – The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales grow ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:10 am
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