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  • Video: Texas officer says blacks have 'violent tendencies'

    AUSTIN, Texas – Patrol car video shows a white Austin, Texas, police officer violently throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop, fol ...
    July 22, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Mary K. Roberts Foundation awards scholarships

    A total of $21,120 in scholarships has been awarded by the Mary K. Roberts Scholarship Foundation for the 2016-2017 year, according to Michael A. Cull ...
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Music Boosters receives donation

    The Sycamore Music Boosters recently received a donation from Frank and Suzanne Riccardi of Riccardi’s Red Hots and Soda Fountain.
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Early childhood center accepting applications for fall

    The Early Childhood Center at Kishwaukee College is accepting applications for the fall semester.Int ...
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Newly graduated firefighters

    Logan Breese and Melanie Yaeger graduated from the Pingree Grove Fire Academy in the Basic Operator Fire Fighter Program on June 18. During the course ...
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Little Free Library at Federated Church

    A Little Free Library is on the Greeley Street side of the Federated Church, 612 W. State St., Sycamore.
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hinckley church sets barbecue supper

    The public is invited to the annual Bar-B-Q Pork Roast and Sweet Corn Boil Supper on Aug. 3, hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 324 W. McKi ...
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bethel VBS rides the wave

    Bethel Assembly of God, 131 W. Elm St. in Sycamore, will host vacation Bible school from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Aug. 1 through 5. The theme is Ocean ...
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fortune, friction and decline as casino 'Chinatown' matures

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. – No ornate archway marks it. No obvious business district with exotic signs and storefronts sets it apart. But in the quiet neighbo ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • The wait is over for 'Pokemon Go' fans in Japan

    TOKYO – The wait is over for "Pokemon Go" fans in Japan. Players began tweeting about it as soon as ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Why black men fear that any police encounter could go awry

    Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn’t dangerous. A few seconds ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Heat linked to crops working up ‘corn sweat’

    CHICAGO – The Midwest’s first dangerous bout of heat and humidity this summer is partly to blame on the moisture piped out of the ground and into the ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Plane crash in Joliet leaves pilot dead, house damaged

    JOLIET – Brittany Grajewski was in the Brighton Lakes subdivision’s pool Thursday morning when she heard what she thought was thunder from above.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • June home sales up 1.4 percent in county

    DeKALB – Home sales ticked up 1.4 percent in DeKalb County last month as prices increased and inventory decreased.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • July 22 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 ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:14 am
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