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  • DeKalb County 911 system still down; calls going through

    SYCAMORE – Limited 911 service was partially restored in DeKalb County on Wednesday  after an unprecedented system outage that lasted several hours.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Author visits North Elementary

    The third- and fourth-grade students from North Elementary School in Sycamore recently were treated to a visit by author Tommy Greenwald. He is the au ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KC offers BNA Train-the-Trainer course

    Kishwaukee College is offering a nine-week Basic Nurse Assistant Train-the Trainer course for area nursing professionals who want to become a BNA inst ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Music Hall of Fame deadline is Oct. 15

    The Sycamore Music Boosters is accepting applications for its annual Sycamore High School Music Hall of Fame.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Author visits G-K Middle School

    Genoa-Kingston students in seventh and eighth grade were treated to a visit by a local author. "Enduring Vision: From an Encampment to a Distinctive C ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Workaround 911 fix has Sheriff's Office acting as switchboard

    SYCAMORE – Callers who dial 911 for emergency service in DeKalb County on Wednesday morning might be able to reach a dispatcher at the Sheriff's Offic ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • U.N. chief rails vs. leaders with ‘bloody hands’ in Syria

    UNITED NATIONS – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon railed Tuesday against leaders who keep "feeding the war machine" in Syria as he bowed out of the ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • FBI looked into suspect in bombing 2 years ago

    NEW YORK – The FBI looked into New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami two years ago – and came up with nothing alarming – after his father express ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Chicago official: City to hire 100s more officers

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department plans to hire more than 500 additional officers as it struggles to deal with a violent year full of killings a ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:24 pm
  • Ex-National Guard soldier given 30-year prison sentence

    CHICAGO – A Chicago federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a former Illinois National Guard soldier and his cousin to prison for plotting to join Islamic ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Jury trial underway in child sex assault case

    SYCAMORE – A jury was selected Tuesday to hear the trial of a local man accused of multiple counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Sycamore considering fees for donation boxes

    SYCAMORE – Junk was piled up Tuesday around the USAgain donation boxes at 403 State St., where it had been for days.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Construction on schedule for DeKalb County Jail expansion

    SYCAMORE – An expansion project to remedy overcrowding at the DeKalb County Jail is moving along right on schedule, Joyce Klein, the sheriff’s chief o ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Earth smashes yet another heat record; 16th month in a row

    WASHINGTON – Another month, another global heat record smashed.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:50 pm
  • Tulsa shooting: Attorney says Terence Crutcher ignored officer's commands before shooting

    TULSA, Okla. – An attorney for a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man said the man ignored officers' commands, kept tou ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 2:11 pm
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