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  • 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
  • Police accuse 2 of helping fugitive before Florida officer's killing

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Police leading a massive manhunt for the suspected killer of an Orlando officer on Wednesday collected hundreds of tips and announced ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Relatives of slain churchgoers confront Dylann Roof for last time

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – One by one, family members of nine slain black parishioners confronted Dylann Roof for the last time Wednesday, shouting at him, of ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Ethics official denounces Trump's plan for business

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will continue to profit from his global business empire after he enters the White House this ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • California residents rescued from flooding as major storms recede

    HOLLISTER, Calif. – Rescue workers used boats and firetrucks to evacuate dozens of Northern California residents from their flooded homes Wednesday as ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Jan. 12 police reports

    DeKalb cityMalik D. Ware, 19, of the 800 block of West Hillcrest Drive, DeKalb, was charged Friday, ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • DC Trash of Illinois to continue electronics recycling in DeKalb County

    CORTLAND – DC Trash of Illinois will continue to collect electronic waste for 2017.County residents ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Developer sues DeKalb after being denied permit to build apartments

    DeKALB – A developer is suing the city of DeKalb, claiming that he was not notified of a 2013 zoning change that made property he bought much less val ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Sandwich's Sugar Buzz Bakery to be featured on 'Chicago's Best' TV show

    SANDWICH – Angie Davis’ Sugar Buzz Bakery will be featured on the "Chicago’s Best" television program at 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, on WGN-TV.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:35 am
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