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  • Louisiana set to sign first "Blue Lives Matter" law

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emerg ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Bill Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on sexual assault charges after a hearing that hinged on a decade-old police report in ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Ann Sanders wins playhouse donated by Resource Bank

    Ann Sanders of Genoa was the winner of the Hampshire Park District’s drawing to win a playhouse schoolhouse constructed and donated by Resource Bank. ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • A Lasting Impression celebrates opening

    The Ambassadors of the Sycamore Chamber helped celebrate the opening of A Lasting Impression, at 228 W. Page St. in Sycamore. Mike Nightingale and his ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Hospital earns ‘A’ grade for safety

    Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital was one of 50 Illinois hospitals to receive an A ranking for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group, a nation ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DCEDC View: 'DeKalb County Thriving!' presents economic vision

    Remember to attend the “DeKalb County Thriving!” Summit this morning at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau. The summit will review a Vision and Framework f ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Information sought about suspect passing counterfeit $100 bills

    MALTA – Police are seeking information about a woman who used a counterfeit $100 bill at Hickey’s gas station in Malta.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Farm machinery flips after close call near DeKalb

    MALTA – A close call between a tractor and an oncoming vehicle Monday led to a piece of farm machinery overturning, but no injuries, police said.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Man suspected in Massachusetts police officer’s slaying had lengthy record

    BOSTON – The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer during a weekend traffic stop had a lengthy criminal record and had been released ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Baltimore officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case

    BALTIMORE – Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • State election board questions automatic voter registration

    CHICAGO – A plan to make Illinois the next state to allow automatic voter registration is moving through the Legislature despite the state’s leading e ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

    CHESTER – A prison inmate whom Drew Peterson allegedly enlisted to kill a state’s attorney said the former suburban Chicago police officer also admitt ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • May 24 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Health officials help with measles vaccine recommendations

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department released additional information about measles vaccine recommendations after a family member of a Northern ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Man makes threat with knife outside Sandwich restaurant, grabs for officer's gun

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man who police said threatened another man with a knife and then tried to take an officer’s gun was being held Monday at the DeK ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:46 pm
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