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  • DeKalb County students celebrate Catholic Schools Week

    The untamed energy of wired fourth-graders erupted throughout DeKalb’s St. Mary School gym Thursday, and at the center of it all was 9-year-old Levi T ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Kansas high school grapples with debate over Confederate flag

    LAWRENCE, Kan. – At a high school named Free State to honor Kansas' anti-slavery past, the Confederate flag waved off the back of a student's pickup t ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Democratic race down to just two: Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders face off

    DURHAM, N.H. – Their race newly energized, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders head into the first one-on-one debate of the Democratic presidential con ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Kishwaukee College, union reps talk layoffs

    DeKALB – The Kishwaukee College Board has entered into talks with its unions to discuss layoffs due to lack of funding, officials said. 
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • In DeKalb County, early voting begins without ballots

    SYCAMORE – Early voting was to begin Thursday in Illinois, but at DeKalb County Clerk Doug Johnson’s office, there were no certified ballots.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama health care law posts respectable sign-up season

    WASHINGTON – Still facing political jeopardy, President Barack Obama's health care law beat expectations by earning solid sign-ups this year, accordin ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • State IG: Classified email found from Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice tenures

    WASHINGTON – The State Department watchdog has found that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and the immediate staff of former Secretary of State ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Police manhunt leads to school lockdown in Leland

    LELAND – A school was put on lockdown Thursday morning as Sheriff’s deputies from Dekalb and LaSalle counties sought a man who they suspected was arme ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Columbus joins airports boosting human trafficking awareness

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effor ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Tribune Publishing gets new top shareholder: Chicago Sun-Times majority owner Michael Ferro

    CHICAGO – Tribune Publishing, the troubled owner of the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers around the country, said it received a $44.4 million cash ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • Explosives threat one of many to Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department due to 'Making a Murderer'

    MANITOWOC, Wis. – Bomb threats to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office that made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the convict profiled in ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • National Prayer Breakfast: Obama says faith is 'great cure' for fear

    WASHINGTON – Delivering his last annual sermon to Washington's elite, President Barack Obama on Thursday warned of the corrosive impact of fear in pub ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Sycamore Jazz Band performs at The House

    The Sycamore High School Jazz Band Ensemble recently was invited to perform at The House Cafe in DeKalb.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Metra will miss 2018 deadline for new rail safety technology

    CHICAGO – The Metra commuter railroad will miss a 2018 deadline for installing safety technology on all of its Chicago-area routes, but said Wednesday ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:27 am
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