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  • Dem hopeful plans virtual stop in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will make a virtual campaign stop in DeKalb on Wednesday. The Vermont senator, making his Whit ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Beloved Community dinner set for Sunday

    The sixth Beloved Community Potluck Dinner will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Center for Black Studies, 621 W. Lincoln Highway. ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • July 27 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 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Comfort shoes, insoles donated to Fairdale victims

    FAIRDALE – Although Carole Poplin’s home was still standing after the April 9 tornado, it was uninhabitable, and she lost a lot of important everyday ...
    July 26, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Downtown Sycamore hosts annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Turning Back Time Car Show

    SYCAMORE – Steven Smith has had his 1969 Camaro for about 10 years, and almost every one of those years he’s cruised it into downtown for the annual F ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • DeKalb and Sycamore navigate boundary agreements

    DeKALB – Officials with the city of DeKalb are in talks with their counterparts in Sycamore about an intergovernmental boundary line agreement that al ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Photos: Turning Back Time Car Cruise

    Cars of all kinds filled Sycamore this weekend. ...
    July 26, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • 2016 Republicans use Donald Trump, TV to make debate cut

    AMES, Iowa – Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a ...
    July 26, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Lawmakers seek federal flood relief for farmers

    CHICAGO – Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation are asking President Barack Obama to approve federal disaster relief for farmers hit by severe ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • 25 years on, Americans with Disabilities Act has changed lives of millions

    NEW YORK – Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs’ world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer v ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Blase Cupich says Chicago Archdiocese will act on climate change

    CHICAGO – Chicago’s Catholic archdiocese is the nation’s first to monitor its buildings’ power and water usage and greenhouse gas emissions.
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Sandra Bland’s death in jail focuses new attention on inmate suicides

    DALLAS – When Sandra Bland died in a small Texas jail last week, she became just the latest name on a long list of inmates whose deaths were determine ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Consumer groups questions lax Illinois laws on ATV safety

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has some of the least-restrictive laws regulating all-terrain vehicles, and enthusiasts and consumer advocates are divided abou ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Zoo asks public to vote on names for wolf pups

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Zoological Society says the new additions to Brookfield Zoo’s animal population are healthy. Now they just need names.
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Theater shooter John Russell Houser’s mental problems didn’t stop him from buying gun

    LAFAYETTE, La. – John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
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