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  • Chicago mayor: Biden dedicated life to service

    CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has issued a statement on the death of Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden.
    May 31, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • New DVD features courthouse’s history

    WATSEKA – A Illinois filmmaker is detailing the history of the nearly 150-year-old Old Iroquois County Courthouse in Watseka.
    May 31, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • 2 Central Illinois colleges prepare for smoking ban

    NORMAL – Two central Illinois schools are getting ready for a new state law that prohibits smoking on public college campuses starting July 1.
    May 31, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Ride-hailing services like Uber can operate in Elgin

    ELGIN – The Elgin City Council has approved rules that make it legal for Uber and other ride-hailing services to operate in the city.
    May 31, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Kerry breaks leg in bicycle crash; returning to U.S.

    GENEVA – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a bicycle crash Sunday after striking a curb and scrapped the rest of a four-nation trip ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • A look at the indictment of ex-House Speaker Hastert

    CHICAGO – The federal indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is as notable for the details it excludes as for the allegations that the long ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Rift between Rauner, Democrats to spill into summer with ad war

    SPRINGFIELD – The increasingly nasty feud between Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats is about to spill from the Illinois statehouse to voters’ m ...
    June 1, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • 3 injured in Sycamore crash Saturday

    SYCAMORE – Three people were injured after an accident Saturday morning, police said.It happened jus ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • DeKalb County to provide summer meals during summer months

    DeKALB COUNTY – Volunteers throughout DeKalb County will work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Program to provide free meals to a ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • One person transported after rollover

    GENOA – A rollover accident Friday sent one person to the hospital, according to authorities.The cra ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Kaneland graduates off on their next adventures

    DeKALB – Brian Motta said it seemed to take forever to finally graduate from Kaneland High School – but there he stood in his black cap and gown Sunda ...
    June 1, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • KishHealth System hosts eighth annual 5K race

    Shortly after he was diagnosed with type I diabetes almost two years ago, Matthew Rogowski, 30, won his first race at the KishHealth System 5K last ye ...
    May 31, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers scurry through bills; but no budget deal

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois lawmakers scurried through a long to-do list Saturday as the spring-session clock winds down, but there was little mention of t ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • U.S., Iran hold 'intense' nuclear talks month before deadline

    GENEVA – A month away from a nuclear deal deadline, U.S. and Iranian diplomats tried to narrow differences over how quickly to ease economic penalties ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

    TOKYO – A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the ear ...
    May 30, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Do children in your family receive free or reduced-price lunch at school?