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  • 2012 Crystal Lake South grad dies after hit-and-run at Illinois State, former coach says

    Ben Allison, a 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School, died Tuesday morning after being involved in a hit-and-run incident Saturday at Illino ...
    NEW: Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Gowdy says Obama admin slow-walking documents on Benghazi

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday that the bipartisan inqu ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Twins who ran major U.S. drug ring sentenced to 14 years each

    CHICAGO – A federal judge has sentenced twin Chicago brothers to 14 years in prison each for running a nearly $2 billion U.S. drug franchise using coc ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • DeKalb man accused of hate crime

    DeKALB – A 34-year-old DeKalb man accused of rushing into a private party and using a racial slur before hitting a man in the face this weekend is due ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Membership caravan visits Genoa Legion Post

    GENOA – Genoa’s American Legion Post 337 played host to the national organization’s 2014-15 membership caravan on Jan. 17.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Storm unleashes blizzard conditions on parts of Northeast

    NEW YORK – A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds a ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • State's Child Care Assistance Program facing $300M shortfall

    DeKALB – Chonce Maddox stopped at Children’s Learning Center in DeKalb to pick up her 5-year-old son, Jordan, last week.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • ‘For sale’ sign raised at DeKalb's Moxie

    DeKALB – With the owner of Moxie preparing to close the store for good in the coming months, the sale sign went into the store’s front window last wee ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • DeKalb to buy Protano land

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen Monday decided to buy a contaminated junkyard in hopes that clearing it will foster more development on the city’s south side ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Matt Duffy: DeKalb chamber honors the past

    As we look for ways to do things better, faster and more efficiently, it’s easy to overlook the accomplishments of those who got us to where we are to ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb County works to formalize landfill fees

    SYCAMORE – A new agreement between Waste Management and DeKalb County will generate more revenue as more solid waste is dumped at the landfill outside ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • American Legion Riders have meeting planned

    The Sandwich American Legion Riders Post No. 181 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sandwich VFW, 713 S. Main St. in Sandwich.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • NIU Cares Day project applications due Friday

    DeKALB – The deadline for clubs, schools, churches and individuals to sign up for Northern Illinois University Cares Day has been extended until Frida ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Drone crashes at White House; belongs to hobbyist

    WASHINGTON – A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters

    BEIRUT – Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the Syrian border town Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle – a significa ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:10 pm
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