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  • Japan officials discusses speech for anniversary of WWII end

    TOKYO – A panel of experts appointed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met for the first time Wednesday to discuss what he should say in a stateme ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Plan would aid Exelon nuclear plants

    SPRINGFIELD – Power-producing giant Exelon Corp. rounded up a phalanx of Illinois lawmakers and business leaders who said Thursday that three nuclear ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • House GOP weighs new approach on Homeland Security

    WASHINGTON – Sounding retreat, House Republicans agreed Thursday to push short-term funding to prevent a partial shutdown at the Homeland Security Dep ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • US court declines to decide Illinois' benefits issue

    CHICAGO – A federal appeals court has declined to tackle the issue of whether Illinois’ constitution bars the reduction of health care benefits for re ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • DeKalb man sentenced to prison in plea deal

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who was accused of videotaping an acquaintance while he raped her in March 2013 has been sentenced to 2∏ years in prison.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Fresh layer of snow to fall this Sunday in DeKalb County

    DeKALB COUNTY – The 2∏ inches of snow that blanketed roads Wednesday night into Thursday morning in DeKalb County was enough to cause several vehicle ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Lunch prices may increase in DeKalb schools

    DeKALB – Lunch prices could rise by 6 to 10 percent for students in DeKalb School District 428 schools next year.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • FFA Week winds down with petting zoos

    SYCAMORE – Kyle Crandon almost was able to use the excuse that a goat ate his homework.While petting ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Emphasis on ACT shifting with arrival of PARCC

    SYCAMORE – Brett Bemis hopes to improve his ACT score from 27 to 30.It’s the best way the Sycamore H ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

    SUN CITY, Ariz. – Two quick-footed llamas that dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement community were captured by authorities Thursd ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Ted Cruz: Make candidates who claim conservatism prove it

    OXON HILL, Md. – Republicans must not let themselves be tricked into picking a moderate presidential nominee in 2016, by demanding their hopefuls have ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:19 pm
  • Net Neutrality: Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Former attorney for Drew Peterson: murder-for-hire scheme a setup

    JOLIET — Drew Peterson’s former defense attorney made public Wednesday letters he says are from a prison inmate that allege Peterson is being set up o ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Woodstock teen ID'd as victim of fatal crash with Metra train at crossing

    WOODSTOCK – The victim of Wednesday's fatal Metra-vehicle collision has been identified by the McHenry County Coroner's Office as 19-year-old Amanda L ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Ben Carson kicks off conservative CPAC event

    OXON HILL, Md. – Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson criticized "purveyors of division" and said the country needs to move in a new direction as he kicked ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:36 am
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