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  • Ft. Lauderdale, Florida airport shooting: Police say 5 dead, 8 injured

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A gunman opened fire in the baggage claim area at the Fort Lauderdale airport Friday, killing five people and wounding eight b ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:56 pm
  • Donald Trump says hack had no impact on election after intel briefing

    WASHINGTON – After a briefing from the nation's top intelligence officials, President-elect Donald Trump said Friday he is confident Russians did not ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:32 pm
  • SeaWorld: Tilikum, orca that killed trainer, has died

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Tilikum the orca has died after more than two decades at SeaWorld Orlando, where he gained notoriety for killing a trainer in 2010 and ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • Obama says he'd back Obamacare repeal if GOP has better plan

    WASHINGTON – Putting pressure on Republicans, President Barack Obama pledged Friday to publicly support repealing "Obamacare" if Republicans come up w ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:09 pm
  • Former NIU assistant, Kaneland grad P.J. Fleck to be head coach at Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS – P.J. Fleck, a former NIU assistant coach and player and Kaneland graduate, is leaving Western Michigan and heading to Minnesota to coach ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Trump to ask Congress to pay for border wall; tweets Mexico will pay for it, without details on how

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that Mexico will reimburse American taxpayers for a new border wall and that U.S. money sp ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • U.S. adds 156K jobs; unemployment rate ticks up to 4.7 percent

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in December, capping a year of slower but solid hiring and providing the last major snapshot of the eco ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 8:56 am
  • KC’s Abel: manufacturing interest

    Max Abel of Genoa works at Greenlee Textron on the line as a CNC operator. He also attends Kishwaukee College in the automated engineering technology ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Ruud achieves Eagle Scout rank

    Preston Ruud, a member of Boy Scout Troop 16 chartered at Federated Church in Sycamore was recently awarded the Eagle rank, the highest award achievab ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • St. Paul’s hosts Epiphany celebration

    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in DeKalb will celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on Jan. 6, but this year will be singular with special guest the Right ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • UUFD welcomes guest minister

    On Jan. 22, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb will welcome a special guest minister at the 10 a.m. service.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb church to host conference on women, religion

    The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb will host the Winter 2017 Woman Spirit Conference “Just Women: Just World” from Feb. 3 to 5.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Mexican Ford plant workers blame Trump for dashed dreamsBC-LT--Mexico-Ford

    VILLA DE REYES, Mexico – Word spread quickly through cellphone messages and shouts between co-workers that Ford Motor Co. had canceled its new $1.6 bi ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:14 am
  • Senior North Korean leader to attend Nicaragua inauguration

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – A senior North Korean delegation left Pyongyang on Friday to attend the inauguration of Nicaragua's newly elected President D ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:31 am
  • DEA chief to visit China as US pushes to halt opioid supply

    SHANGHAI – The top U.S. drug enforcement official plans to visit China next week, a sign of intensifying efforts to stop the flow of deadly synthetic ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:11 am
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