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  • Illinois' pension payment expected to increase by $400M

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ contribution to the state’s largest public-pension fund is expected to increase by more than $400 million next year because th ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Welcome to the fourth grade: Teacher's rap targets students

    SKOKIE – A new teacher who made a music video to welcome his students has become a bit of a star with his fourth-graders.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

    NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there w ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Skills of the past displayed at Pioneer Day

    “Bridging the Past to the Present” is the theme for the 31st Pioneer Day sponsored by the Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Aug. 27 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 ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • DeKalb woman gets 32 years in prison for child’s murder

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman who murdered a 15-month-old boy has been sentenced to 32 years in prison as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • DeKalb County to get higher rates in Obamacare marketplace next year

    DeKalb County residents who buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace can expect to pay much more and have fewer choices, offic ...
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Police nab suspect after Sycamore bank robbery

    SYCAMORE – Police arrested a Sycamore woman in connection with a robbery Friday afternoon at Old Second Bank.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Photos: Bank robbery at Old Second Bank in Sycamore

    Police investigate the scene of an alleged bank robbery at Old Second Bank at 1810 DeKalb Avenue on Friday, August 26, 2016 in Sycamore.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Toronto man charged in crossbow murders that left 3 dead

    TORONTO – A man once dubbed the Fake Beard Bandit as a suspect in a string of bank robberies and due to be married in three weeks was charged Friday i ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • President Obama creates world's largest marine protected area

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and tho ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • Deportations just latest topic where Donald Trump has wavered

    WASHINGTON – As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash trut ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Top French court rules Burkini bans violate basic freedoms

    PARIS – France's top administrative court overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent r ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • DeKalb Women’s Club awards scholarships

    Justene Jennings (left) and Alma Lazaro (right) were the recipients of this year's DeKalb Women's Club scholarships. Jennings will attend Kishwaukee C ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Lions Club awards scholarships

    Sycamore Lions Past President Ryan Genz (left) congratulates Jacob Bjork, recipient of the Sycamore Lions & Lioness Clubs’ $1,000 Selected Career Scho ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
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