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  • DeKalb waste containers available for extra week

    DeKALB – The three yard waste containers in DeKalb will be available until Jan. 20.DeKalb’s Public W ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Former DeKalb substitute teacher Arison could get parole as early as 2023

    CREST HILL – A former substitute teacher convicted of child sex crimes could get out of prison before the 12 children he molested finish high school.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Jury convicts Genoa man of sexual assault of child

    SYCAMORE – A jury convicted a Genoa man of predatory criminal sexual assault Thursday after a two-day trial.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • DeKalb School District 428 discusses student diversity forums

    DeKALB – The DeKalb School District 428 board was tasked with compiling at least three questions it would want asked in a series of public forums to a ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • GOP leaders look to early health care bill, details vague

    WASHINGTON – Under mounting pressure from Donald Trump and rank-and-file Republicans, congressional leaders are talking increasingly about chiseling a ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Trump's Pentagon pick cruises toward likely confirmation

    WASHINGTON – Retired Gen. James Mattis on Thursday cruised toward likely confirmation as Donald Trump’s defense secretary, easily prevailing in a Sena ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • $25,000 reward offered in Sycamore double-homicide

    Investigators still need the public's help with information about the killings of Robert Wilson, 64, and his mother, Patricia Wilson, 85, on Aug. 14 a ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • Watchdog to probe Comey's, FBI's actions before election

    WASHINGTON – In yet another aftershock from the chaotic presidential campaign, the Justice Department inspector general opened an investigation Thursd ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Illinois man sues over his July 4 flag-burning arrest

    CHICAGO – A 22-year-old central Illinois man who was arrested and detained after posting online pictures of himself burning an American flag has filed ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Police seek public's help to solve 5-month-old slayings of Sycamore mother and son

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott knows the public has not forgotten. People regularly approach him and ask about it.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Obama awards Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama awarded Vice President Joe Biden with the highest civilian honor Thursday, commemorating an "extraordinary man wit ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 4:18 pm
  • Trump's Pentagon pick Gen. James Mattis: Putin trying to 'break' NATO

    WASHINGTON – Retired Gen. James Mattis, poised to become the first career military officer to lead the Pentagon since the 1950s, said Thursday he beli ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Republican-led Senate takes first step to repeal 'Obamacare'

    WASHINGTON – The Senate has passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, responding to pre ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 247,000

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the increase was modest and overall applications remain low, a sign of a stead ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 7:42 am
  • Trump's pick for top diplomat takes tough line on Moscow

    WASHINGTON – Barraged by questions about Russia, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state promised a far more muscular approach toward the Kremlin o ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:48 am
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