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  • Texas Ebola monitoring now beyond initial contacts

    DALLAS – About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday.
    NEW: Oct. 2, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Waukegan schools close as teachers' strike begins

    WAUKEGAN – The school superintendent in Waukegan says there will be no classes after teachers went on strike in the Chicago suburb.
    NEW: Oct. 2, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Civil War cannonball found at Rock Island Arsenal

    ROCK ISLAND – A construction crew has unearthed a Civil War-era cannonball at the Rock Island Arsenal.
    NEW: Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Obama steps away from global crises to talk jobs

    CHICAGO – While Washington's attention was focused on a Secret Service scandal, President Barack Obama slipped away for an overnight trip to his famil ...
    NEW: Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Mock, first female pilot to circle globe, dies at 88

    Fifty years after she made aviation history, Jerrie Mock chuckled when asked whether she ever got scared while circling the globe alone.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Sycamore tree program orders due Wednesday

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore officials are accepting orders until Wednesday for shade and ornamental trees that will be planted in front yards or parkways acro ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Oct. 1 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 ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Crosstown soccer match to benefit local family

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 middle schools are raising money at a pair of soccer games today for the family of former student Moises Cervantes ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Mental health board seeks candidates for open seat

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board, which plans, funds and monitors mental health, de ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Sycamore hosts throwback-themed homecoming

    SYCAMORE – Liam Sullivan sees his purple jersey as a connection to his fellow football players from years before.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Drivers must watch for farm machines at harvest time

    DeKALB – Ray Heinisch considers himself lucky that he hasn’t been in a farm-related accident in his 37 years of farming.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • NIU releases latest crime statistics

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police Chief Tom Phillips thinks the statistics on stalking, domestic violence and dating violence recently rele ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy

    WASHINGTON – It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Governor candidates' views on Obama library evolve

    CHICAGO – The candidates for Illinois governor have evolving views on who should pay for a potential presidential library in President Barack Obama's ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER

    DALLAS – The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 8:59 pm
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