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  • Cops top Dunkin' Donuts for Special Olympics awareness

    DeKALB – John Barnett isn’t too fond of heights – which explains why he’s a Northern Illinois University police officer and not a firefighter.
    May 30, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb considering an air-conditioned, year-round Egyptian Theatre

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb has invested more than $2 million in capital projects at the Egyptian Theatre since 1989, but now officials are contemplat ...
    May 30, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Report: Dennis Hastert payments tied to sexual allegations

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man identified as Individual A so he would keep a secret that Hastert had sexually abus ...
    May 29, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Sepp Blatter wins re-election as FIFA president

    ZURICH – Sepp Blatter was re-elected as FIFA president for a fifth term on Friday, chosen to lead world soccer despite separate U.S. and Swiss crimina ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Ex-U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert's indictment offers few clues about case

    CHICAGO – A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Timeline of the career of ex-U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert

    CHICAGO – A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentif ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • U.S. economy shrank at 0.7 percent rate in first quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher ...
    May 29, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • KC holds annual Student Awards Day

    Kishwaukee College honored students for excellence in the classroom and in the campus community on April 7 at Student Awards Day in Jenkins Auditorium ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • SHS Prom Court

    The 2015 Sycamore High School Prom Court is pictured. In the front row (from left) are Daniel Hein, Eric Aurand, Jake Bjork, Ben Van Wienen, Noah Dosi ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Holley receives Northern Rehab annual scholarship

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists presented its annual 2015 Sports and Health Scholarship to Marcus Holley.
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sue Lyon Book Sale set for June 4-6

    The annual Sue Lyon Book Sale will take place June 4-6 at Federated Church in Sycamore.Used books wi ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Time change for St. John Lutheran

    Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) will hold only one Sunday service during June, July and August. The service will be at 9:15 a ...
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bethlehem to install new pastor

    Elizabeth Mascal will be installed as pastor at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church in DeKalb on Sunday.
    May 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army’s top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax samp ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more flooding

    HOUSTON – Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger of flooding Thursday as heavy ...
    May 29, 2015 - 12:32 am
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