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  • Paul Ryan: House to vote on barring guns for suspected terrorists

    WASHINGTON – With Democrats applying election-year pressure to act on gun control, Republican Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday the House will vote next ...
    NEW: June 30, 2016 - 3:59 pm
  • Coltonville Road bridge reopens to traffic in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Highway workers on Thursday were busy removing the orange “road closed” signs that had been anchored in the ground for more than 10 months ...
    June 30, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Judge blocks Indiana's genetic abnormality abortion law

    INDIANAPOLIS – A federal judge blocked a new Indiana law Thursday that bans abortions sought because of a fetus' genetic abnormalities.
    June 30, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Reports of an active shooter at Joint Base Andrews turn out false; it was an active shooter drill

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. – Officials say reports of an active shooter at a military post outside Washington stemmed from someone who made a distress ca ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Report: U.S. sailors ill-prepared for Iran encounter in Gulf

    WASHINGTON – Weak leadership, poor judgment, a lack of "warfighting toughness" and a litany of errors led to the embarrassing capture and detention by ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch met privately at Phoenix airport

    NEW YORK – Former President Bill Clinton spoke with Attorney General Loretta Lynch during an impromptu meeting in Phoenix, but Lynch said the discussi ...
    June 30, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Celebrate America concert coming to Sandwich Opera House

    Families of all sizes and backgrounds are invited to attend what organizers are hoping will be the beginning of an annual Fourth of July Sandwich trad ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Say ‘I do’ to Indian Valley Theatre’s next production

    Indian Valley Theatre will take a walk down the aisle in its next production, “Always a Bridesmaid.”
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • June 30 police reports

    DeKalb city • Lucy P. Calderon, 33, of the 100 block of Evans Avenue, DeKalb, was charged Friday, J ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Health officials prepare for Zika, but local efforts tight

    HOUSTON – The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika.
    June 30, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • New laws on abortion set to take effect around the country

    New laws targeting abortion are set to take effect Friday in about one-fifth of the states, initiating another wave of restrictions just days after th ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • DeKalb electronics recycling to resume in August

    DeKALB – The city’s electronics recycling program will resume Aug. 6 with a new vendor.DC Trash will ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Shabbona man charged with 48 counts of sexual assault of a child

    SHABBONA – A judge will set bond today for a 72-year-old Shabbona man accused of sexually assaulting at least two children over the course of three ye ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Police arrest DeKalb man after gun, ammo, pot found in home

    SYCAMORE – Police said they found marijuana, a handgun and ammunition in the home of a DeKalb man who admitted he planned to sell the drugs, and was b ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • DeKalb Sanitary District waiving connection fees

    DeKALB – Because of slow population growth in the city, the DeKalb Sanitary District announced it would waive certain sewer and water connection fees ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:11 am
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