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  • Local lawmakers to keep eye on proposed bill to ban some gun permits

    DeKALB – Illinois was the last state in the nation to adopt a concealed carry law, but it could be one of the first to pass legislation aimed at keepi ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb police to enforce seat belt laws

    The DeKalb Police Department will join the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois State Police and hundreds of local law enforcement agen ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • DeKalb County clerk to require appointments for passport applications

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk’s Office will require appointments to process passport applications starting July 1.
    June 24, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • State budget impasse could delay several DeKalb County road projects

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Highway Department said Friday that several road project startups could be held up, and the completion of the Coltonville R ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • NIU alum takes top job at DeKalb County Health Department

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University alumna whose work in public health spans 15 years has been tapped to take over as head of the DeKalb County Pu ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • DeKalb man faces child pornography charges

    SYCAMORE – Police said a DeKalb man facing child pornography charges had the files pulled up on his home computer when officers arrived with a search ...
    June 24, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • New restaurant wants Cabana Charley’s space in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – A new restaurant plans to open in the space formerly occupied by Cabana Charley’s in Sycamore.
    June 26, 2016 - 6:03 pm
  • Maria Ridulph Memorial Fund sends Sycamore brother, sister to summer camp

    SYCAMORE – Charles Ridulph watched misty-eyed Thursday as 10-year-old Lily Potts gushed about summer camp and the horses she’s ridden, arrows she’s sh ...
    June 24, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • DeKalb man pleads not guilty to murdering 19-year-old girlfriend

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murdering his 19-year-old girlfriend and hiding her body in a closet.
    June 24, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Hillary Clinton's State Dept. calendar is missing at least 75 entries, Associated Press review finds

    WASHINGTON – An Associated Press review of the official calendar Hillary Clinton kept as secretary of state identified at least 75 meetings with longt ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Brexit: Crisis or speed bump? What the UK vote means for world economy

    FRANKFURT, Germany – Britain's vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a global economy that is still struggling to reach ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • North Korea: We won't abandon nukes with U.S. gun to our head

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – The top North Korean official for U.S. relations told The Associated Press on Friday that his country is now a nuclear threat ...
    June 24, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • No TSA PreCheck on your boarding pass? This might be why

    NEW YORK – Thousands of fliers enrolled in trusted traveler programs such as PreCheck aren't getting the expedited screening they paid for because of ...
    June 24, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Brexit: President Obama says U.S. respects United Kingdom's decision to leave European Union

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday said the European Union and the United Kingdom will remained "indispensable partners" to the U.S., as he ...
    June 24, 2016 - 9:14 am
  • Illinois earns more than double in license plate late fees

    BELLEVILLE (AP) – The Illinois Secretary of State's decision not to send license plate renewal reminders has earned the state more than twice the amou ...
    June 24, 2016 - 8:56 am
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