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  • Registration available for Corn Classic races

    DeKALB – Some local roads will be closed Saturday morning for the 35th annual Corn Classic 3K and 10K events.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 welcomes students to new year

    DeKALB – The new school year began Wednesday for the more than 6,300 DeKalb School District 428 students amid an early morning rainstorm, but teams of ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Volatile mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategy

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration’s ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Clinton keeps stay-the-course strategy on foundation, emails

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about nearly 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family’s charitable foundation – a st ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois officials: Pension change could be 'devastating'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration says a pending move by Illinois’ largest public-pension fund would increase the state’s required payment ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Illinois officials: Pension change could be 'devastating'

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says a pending move by Illinois' largest public-pension fund would increase the state's required payment ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • 'SNL' and 'Ghostbusters' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

    LOS ANGELES – Leslie Jones' personal website has been taken offline after it appeared hackers posted her driver's license and passport and explicit ph ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Before debates, Hillary Clinton aims to keep Donald Trump expectations high

    WASHINGTON – By virtue of her long political resume, Hillary Clinton will enter her highly anticipated fall debates with Donald Trump facing the same ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • ACT scores show many high school graduates are not ready for college-level work

    WASHINGTON – The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level cou ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:41 pm
  • Study: Man-made warming may have started decades earlier

    WASHINGTON – Man-made global warming may have started a few decades earlier than scientists previously figured, a new study suggests.
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:19 pm
  • Too much debt? The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets

    NEW YORK – America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think.Yes, the federal government owes ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 10:16 am
  • France to teach children how to react to school attacks

    PARIS – French schools will now hold three security drills a year — including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises — as the French ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:53 am
  • Blacks question Donald Trump outreach delivered to white audiences

    AKRON, Ohio – Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his me ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Donald Trump's evolving immigration plan compared to Hillary Clinton, President Obama

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's new line on immigration — "fair, but firm" — is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famo ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Sycamore boosters award Continuing College Music Scholarship

    Sarah Grant is the recipient of the Sycamore Music Boosters Continuing College Music Scholarship. The award is designed to assist Sycamore High School ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
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