Overcast
46°FOvercastFull Forecast

News

  • New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse

    NEW YORK – From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded surv ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • 3 states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

    WASHINGTON – Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those s ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • US: ISIS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

    WASHINGTON – Islamic State militants are amassing wealth at an unprecedented pace, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Mom of Canada shooting suspect: I cry for victims, not son

    OTTAWA, Ontario – The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • DeKalb firefighters extinguish gas line fire

    DeKALB – Crews installing a fence broke an underground natural gas line that caught fire and burned for about 3 hours Thursday in the Meadow Trail sub ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • White House fence jumper charged with assaulting police dogs

    WASHINGTON – The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two pol ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Cheaper fuel helps United's third quarter profit take off

    CHICAGO – United Airlines appears to be hitting its stride after struggling to make a 2010 merger pay off.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Caterpillar beats Wall Street third quarter forecasts

    PEORIA – Caterpillar's belt tightening paid off in the third quarter as the manufacturer easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its outlook f ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to even acknowledge his name to a judge Wednesday, and a s ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Durbin, Oberweis face off at debate

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Wednesday painted Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis as too extreme for Illinois, while the GOP challenger argued t ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Oct. 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 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Sycamore woman wants to spread ‘pink positivity’

    SYCAMORE – Before Cheryl Chilson delivers the care packages she puts together for patients at KishHealth System Cancer Center in DeKalb, she likes to ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Monitor ordered for IDOT hiring

    CHICAGO – A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a court-appointed monitor to review hiring problems at Gov. Pat Quinn’s Department of Transportation, a ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Expert: Autopsy doesn’t show if Brown went for gun

    ST. LOUIS – Michael Brown’s official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigatio ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • DeKalb County Board District 1 race has 2 political newcomers facing off

    SYCAMORE – Two rural residents are facing off for a County Board spot in the hopes of earning their first seat in public office.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

    Gas Fire

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    Which of the following do you find most scary at haunted houses?
    Clowns
    Zombies
    Loud noises
    Sudden movement