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  • Boy Scouts’ leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

    NEW YORK – The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization’s longstanding ban on participation by openly ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Hawaii’s Waimanalo Bay Beach Park tops list

    HONOLULU – As the sun rises over the Pacific Ocean, Waimanalo Bay’s powdery white coral sand glows in the morning light. A few people lounge in the sa ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Mother’s Day Lottery ticket earns Mom $4 million

    DES PLAINES – A winning Illinois Lottery ticket made Mother’s Day a lot greener than Priti Shah expected.
    May 21, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • plans new residencies

    ROCKFORD – The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford has announced plans to add five residency programs for doctors.
    May 21, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Islamic State expands territory in Syria

    DAMASCUS, Syria – Fears mounted over the fate of one of the Mideast’s most prominent archaeological sites after Islamic State militants overran the hi ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Illinois Democrats working on budget without GOP governor

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Democrats in a standoff with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday they’re working to pass a new state budget independentl ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Police: Sycamore man jailed after stealing Mercedes

    DeKALB – A Sycamore man remained in custody Thursday after police said he stole a Mercedes from a woman.
    May 21, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • May 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 ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Boy Scout food booth to aid tornado victims

    Boy Scout Troop 33 will host a food booth fundraiser to benefit Fairdale tornado survivors Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at R.P. Lumber in DeKalb, 1 ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • State police to use safety checks, roving patrols over holiday weekend

    A projected 33 million drivers will be on the roadways nationwide over the holiday week, the most in 10 years, according to the American Automobile As ...
    May 21, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • DeKalb Park District Board, ComEd talk tree and power line maintenance

    DeKALB – A new ComEd representative met Thursday with the DeKalb Park District Board to discuss best practices going forward with power line and tree ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Huntley-based U.S. Postal Service mail carriers mourn former Union man slain in Genoa

    HUNTLEY – Huntley-based mail carriers delivered a special salute to a fallen colleague Thursday. A f ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • County home prices up as inventory slump continues

    DeKALB – With fewer properties on the market, homes prices increased last month.Home sales in DeKalb ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • DeKalb on Fortune 100 company's radar

    DeKALB – A top company is examining the city as a possible location for a 987,000-square-foot facility that would bring about 300 jobs to the area and ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby: 6 Baltimore officers indicted in Freddie Gray's death

    BALTIMORE – All six officers charged in the police-custody death of Freddie Gray were indicted by a grand jury, a prosecutor said Thursday.
    May 21, 2015 - 4:52 pm
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