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  • McCaskey emphasizes leadership, reading with DeKalb fifth-graders

    DeKALB — When Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey told a group of Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School fifth-graders they were the leaders of the sch ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Holiday Hills man accused of shooting McHenry County deputies has bond increased to $7M

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge increased the bond to $7 million for the man accused of gunning down two deputies who responded to a domestic distu ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Wyoming legalizes same-sex marriage

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming is now allowing and recognizing same-sex marriages.Attorneys for the state ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • U.S. existing home sales rise in September

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

    PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for k ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

    TEHRAN, Iran – Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insu ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Chicago mail carrier to keep working after lottery win

    CHICAGO – A mail carrier who scratched off a winning $2.28 million Illinois Lottery ticket says he plans to keep working until he retires in five year ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Customer decline hits McDonald's sales, profit

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Fairgrounds to host Fall Fest

    SANDWICH – Throughout the Midwest, the fall season is festival time, celebrating everything from wine to pumpkins to scarecrows. In Sandwich, a new fe ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Craft market a Pumpkin Festival tradition

    The 42nd annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend Oct. 25 an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • House walk a mix of public, private spaces

    The Sycamore History Museum’s annual Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour will celebrate the life of General E.F. Dutton and his influence on Sycamore, pa ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Chamber’s 36th annual 10K race steps off Sunday

    SYCAMORE – The 36th annual Sycamore Pumpkin Run 10K Road Race, presented by the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and KishHealth System, will be held at 9: ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Tryggestad joins Resource Insurance

    Marcus Tryggestad has joined Resource Insurance as an insurance adviser offering personal and business lines of coverage.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Construction begins on Sycamore brewpub

    SYCAMORE – The process of opening Sycamore’s first brewpub has been a long and drawn-out one for owner JD Heinrich.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Armstrong: Let MiniAbe whisk you away

    Halloween is fast approaching and the Illinois Office of Tourism had an early treat for visitors this fall. It launched a new MiniAbe video that is pa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:11 pm
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