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  • Photos: House fire at 974 West State Street in Sycamore

    Firefighter/paramedics tend to the scene of a second story house fire at 974 W. State Street in Sycamore on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Photos: Pumpkin Festival opens in Sycamore

    Attendees arrange their pumpkin entries during the opening of the 55th annual Sycamore Pumpkin Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 in Sycamore.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 9:01 pm
  • Photos: Cubs fans get tattoos in DeKalb

    Cubs fans show their team pride with tattoos before game one of the World Series against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 at the DeKalb ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Pumpkin Fest events continuing despite rain

    SYCAMORE – The Pumpkin Fest opening ceremony and events in Sycamore will go on as scheduled today despite the rain.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 2:56 pm
  • IVVC names Outstanding Fall Students

    Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich proudly named its Outstanding Fall Students.This recogni ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC to hold annual College Fair on Nov. 2

    Kishwaukee College will host the annual Kishwaukee College Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the college gymnasium with a special present ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC Hort students help beautify Shabbona village signs

    During the week of Oct. 17-20, Kishwaukee College horticulture students could be spotted across campus working on a variety of projects as part of the ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois has most registered voters since 1970

    CHICAGO – The number of registered active voters in Illinois ahead of next month’s election is at its highest since 1970, even edging past the number ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Authorities searching for suspect in Oklahoma killings

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities have been hunting for nearly two days for an Oklahoma man they say posted live videos to social media while running from p ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents

    TORONTO – A nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over a seven-year period, police ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Reading Podesta’s stolen emails a ritual

    WASHINGTON – Poring through thousands of private, stolen emails from Hillary Clinton’s confidants has become a daily ritual in Washington.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Trump attacks health care law after report

    DORAL, Fla. – Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care cos ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Illinois comptroller candidates face off in televised debate

    CHICAGO – The major-party candidates running for Illinois comptroller faced off Tuesday in their only televised debate on the issues of campaign donat ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Police Reports Oct. 26

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Sycamore High School parent conferences being scheduled for next month

    SYCAMORE – Parents can begin Nov. 7 to schedule conferences with their children’s teachers at Sycamore High School.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • Reader Poll

    If the Cubs and Indians went to Game 7, which starter would you want on the mound?
    Jon Lester
    Kyle Hendricks
    Jake Arrieta
    John Lackey