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  • Edgebrook Manor Apartments condemned; DeKalb residents displaced

    DeKALB – As students moved into Northern Illinois University residence halls Friday, senior Jordan Lanum was trying to figure out where he would live ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 7:15 pm
  • Firefighters collect funds for MDA

    SYCAMORE — Few people stopped at the intersection of Somonauk and Elm streets in Sycamore Friday without donating at least some spare change to Sycamo ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-o ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Thousands arrive on NIU move-in day

    DeKALB – If Emily Parczany is going to stay at Northern Illinois University, she's going to need a few things. Topping the list for the 18-year old fr ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Obama offers new accommodations on birth control

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Democrats reframe debate on health care

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an ele ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

    NEW YORK – What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?The fatal police shooting of the u ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Rains leave behind widespread Chicago-area floods

    BURBANK – Overnight rains have flooded street after street in parts of Chicago's southwest suburbs, stranding cars, inundating basements and yards and ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Deere to lay off about 460 from Iowa tractor plant

    MOLINE – Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to m ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • 33rd Corn Classic 3K/10K set to run Saturday

    The 33rd annual Corn Classic 3K/10K will be held Saturday, beginning at Huntley Middle School. The 3 ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Report: About $245,340 will be spent to raise a child born in 2013

    DeKALB – Kris Collin attributes the growing cost of raising children to “all the extras.” Collin, of ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Cademon Brewing may open by Oct. 1

    GENOA – When Andrew Nordman and Brian Matejka were finally able to move their brewery business into a space in downtown Genoa, they celebrated with a ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Supreme Court case to shape Ferguson probe

    WASHINGTON – It started with a bottle of orange juice 30 years ago.The national legal standards that ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Record drought severely impacts California honey production

    LOS BANOS, Calif. – California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • American Ebola patient released from hospital

    ATLANTA – Calling it a “miraculous day,” an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses Thurs ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:10 pm
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