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  • Pope Francis confirms trip to the United States

    PHILADELPHIA – A pontiff who has long championed humble acts is coming to the City of Brotherly Love.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • Illinois treasurer's race closest at least century

    SPRINGFIELD – The race for state treasurer remains undecided nearly two weeks after Election Day, with both campaigns agreeing that fewer than 400 vot ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Europeans have prominent role in beheading video

    PARIS – The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, includin ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • 'Red warning lights' flashing for global economy

    LONDON – Hours after the leaders of the world’s 20 most developed economies sought to boost confidence by promising to increase global output by $2 tr ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Illinois marks anniversary of deadly tornadoes

    WASHINGTON, Ill. – From memorial services to dedications, residents and elected officials marked the one-year anniversary Monday of deadly tornadoes t ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb coffee-roasting business heating up

    DeKALB – Eventually, Eugene Powers hopes to find some retail space for his coffee venture. For now, ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Nov. 17 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Sycamore City Council reaches consensus on plan to freeze the property tax levy

    SYCAMORE – City Council members came to a consensus that the city manager’s plan to freeze the property tax levy for the sixth straight year is the be ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • DeKalb County road crews ready for winter weather

    DeKALB – With thousands of tons of salt at their disposal, officials watching over DeKalb County’s roads say they are ready for whatever this winter b ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • DeKalb County's Fixin Feral Felines are stray-cat saviors

    SYCAMORE – Almost every night, Jane Kosek feeds a group of seven feral cats at Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park near Sycamore in hopes of eventually ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb couple accused of sexually assaulting a teen in Cortland

    SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb residents remained in DeKalb County Jail on Monday on allegations that they sexually assaulted a teenager in May, authorities sa ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Feed My Starving Children meal tally tops 1 million

    SYCAMORE – By midday Saturday, Greg Howells knew the Feed My Starving Children mobile packing event he and three others were hosting wasn’t going to j ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Blase Cupich to be installed as new Chicago archbishop

    CHICAGO – The process of installing a bishop as the new spiritual leader of more than 2 million Catholics will begin with a knock on a door.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri grand jury has been hearing evidence for months as it weighs whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in th ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Illinois State University solar car team preparing for Abu Dhabi race

    NORMAL (AP) – The Illinois State University solar car team is ready to make its comeback after losing its vehicle in a July fire and having to withdra ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:59 pm
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