• Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

    CHICAGO – From Chicago to Afghanistan, Dr. Jerry Umanos dedicated his service to poor children.The p ...
    April 25, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Campus experience re-imagined: Proposals at Big Bold Event address some of NIU’s concerns

    DeKALB – To address its retention rate, Chad Glover thinks first-year students at Northern Illinois University should receive a discount for involveme ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Black's sentence cut to 9 years in fatal crash

    ST. CHARLES – The judge who reduced Benjamin Black’s sentence by three years Thursday said he erred by twice considering the 29-year-old caused seriou ...
    April 25, 2014 - 12:55 am
  • Residents speak out on ComEd power line plan

    ELGIN – Until Sunday, Rachel Lange and her fiance had been living in the home they bought in July without knowing their property intersects with the p ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Sentencing delayed for man who left children after crash

    SYCAMORE – A judge delayed a sentencing hearing for the 34-year-old DeKalb man who left two children after a crash only to discover he wasn't eligible ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • DeKalb park board meets for candidate interviews

    DeKALB – Park district board members are planning a series of closed session meetings as part of the interview process as they search for a new execut ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Gov. backs term limits for constitutional officers

    MARION – Gov. Pat Quinn said he supports a plan to let voters decide if they should limit the terms of state constitutional officers.
    April 24, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Judge to rule in May on hazing statute in Bogenberger death case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge plans to rule May 29 on the constitutionality of hazing charges against four of the fraternity members accused in the ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Akst: ‘KXL’: Just say no, Mr. President

    Conservatives rightfully criticized President Barack Obama’s delay in ruling whether the Keystone XL Pipeline can be built across America last Friday.
    April 24, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

    JERUSALEM – Israel broke off Mideast peace talks and brought the U.S.-brokered process to the brink of collapse Thursday, protesting a reconciliation ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring tha ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes

    WASHINGTON – The federal government’s move to regulate e-cigarettes is a leap into the unknown.Most ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • April 24 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 ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Illinois jobs screened for political ties after hiring

    SPRINGFIELD – When questions arose about political hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration evaluated seve ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Ukraine moves against insurgents, Russia reacts

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine – Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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