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  • Tesla says decision on battery factory months away

    RENO, Nev. – Electric car maker Tesla Motors said Thursday that it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery f ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Israeli forces push deeper into Gaza after soldier seized

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Backed by tank fire and airstrikes, Israeli forces pushed deep into southern Gaza on Friday, searching for an Israeli army off ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ be ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Couple channel grief into retreat for U.S. veterans

    OCQUEOC TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after hi ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Kirk seeks investigation of federal disaster funds

    CHICAGO – Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk is asking federal officials to open an investigation into millions in federal disaster relief funds that Demo ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Denver fair’s bong, edible contests celebrate pot

    DENVER – Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation’s first county fair to allow pot competitions.
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Sycamore firefighters supporting MDA

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore firefighters plan to collect donations for three more days for the Muscular Dystrophy Association after a fundraising campaign beg ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Aug. 1 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. 2, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Sycamore man accused of assaulting girl

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 over a span of four years had his bond set Friday at $5 million ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Land of Learning Child Care Center celebrates 10th anniversary

    SYCAMORE – To mark their 10th year in business, Land of Learning Child Care Center in Sycamore blew out candles on cupcakes while children sang "Happy ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Careers taking flight: KEC trains future pilots

    DeKALB – Ryan Yochum and Kalvin Parker knew they were taking their last flight together as they ascended into the sky over DeKalb.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Young readers wrap up summer with beach party in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Chloe Buzzard learned so much about hamsters from reading a book that she was able to take care of some of her own.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Several funnel clouds reported in DeKalb County

    DeKALB - Several funnel clouds were reported in DeKalb County as thunderstorms blew through the area about 7:30 p.m., but the National Weather Service ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Gahlbeck's bond reduced in sex offender registry case

    SYCAMORE — Robert D. Gahlbeck, the sex offender accused of not updating his address with police, was expected to spend Friday night at Quality Inn in ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Sycamore motorcyclist hurt in crash

    HAMPSHIRE TOWNSHIP – Alcohol appears to have played a role in a motorcycle accident Friday that resulted in potentially life-threatening injuries for ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:52 pm
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