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  • Donald Trump's Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in U.S.

    PHILADELPHIA – Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the worl ...
    July 29, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Appeals court: North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

    RALEIGH, N.C. – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other r ...
    July 29, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case

    DALLAS – A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland, a black woman who later died in a jail cell, was pulled over says the county's t ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

    WASHINGTON – In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and ...
    July 29, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • U.S. GDP grows a weak 1.2 percent in second quarter

    WASHINGTON – Growth in the U.S. economy was sluggish again in the spring, dashing expectations for a robust rebound after a tough winter. Stronger con ...
    July 29, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp

    CHICAGO – A giant fish that once swam from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois is making a comeback.Biolo ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • He's a skydiver working with a net – but no parachute

    SIMI VALLEY, Calif. – He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3. ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Debt-collection proposals: Fewer calls, easier to dispute

    NEW YORK – Consumers could no longer receive multiple calls a day from debt collectors and would have more ability to dispute their bills under propos ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

    PHILADELPHIA – Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader st ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Police probe possible arson at Sycamore Lake Rotary Park

    SYCAMORE – Police are investigating an outhouse fire they believe was intentionally set Monday.Offic ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb County jobless rate down from last June

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate stood at 5.2 percent last month, down from 5.5 percent in June 2015, according to preliminary figures relea ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Police continue to investigate armed robbery at Fifth Third Bank

    DeKALB – Police hope an outfit worn by an armed bank robber on one of the hottest days of the year will jog the memories of potential witnesses.
    July 28, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Sycamore Park District hires construction firm for Action 2020 project

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District's plan to build a new recreation campus is well on its way, now that the Park District Board of Commissioners ha ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Fair is part information clearinghouse, social time for seniors

    DeKALB – Annette Derra is new to the area, so the Genoa resident wanted to come to the 13th annual Senior Fair, sponsored by state Rep. Bob Pritchard ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb leaders tout development, volunteerism at State of City event

    DeKALB – Crime is down in DeKalb, the city’s reserve fund continues to grow and business is still developing – and redeveloping – here, city officials ...
    July 29, 2016 - 3:29 pm
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