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  • Inmate dies after drinking ‘hooch’ at DeKalb County jail

    SYCAMORE – A bad batch of jailhouse “hooch” might be to blame for killing one man and sickening another at the DeKalb County jail on Monday, officials ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 10:19 am
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College enrollment numbers down

    DeKALB – Fewer students enrolled this semester compared with spring 2015 at Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University, which adds to the tre ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • DeKalb City Council members question Shodeen plans

    DeKALB – City Council members questioned Shodeen’s proposal to build a four-story hotel and a luxury high-end apartment complex on its property on Lin ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • House fires more common in winter in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Bliujus family needs to have their property rezoned in order to rebuild their house after a fire destroyed it late last year. 
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • DeKalb High School forensics team members advance to sectionals

    DeKALB – Several DeKalb High School forensics team members will compete Saturday at the Freeport Sectional for a chance to advance to the Illinois Hig ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch to visit 6 cities to highlight good police work

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • U.S. faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-ISIS war

    WASHINGTON – To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:15 pm
  • Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

    TORONTO – Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 2 ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Chicago Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports

    CHICAGO – For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage th ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Car crashes into Sandwich library

    SANDWICH – A Sandwich woman has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she crashed her car into the front of the Sandwich Publ ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcemen ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:19 am
  • Ted Cruz seeks to appeal to supporters on fringe of GOP

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.The ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Iran awards medals of honor to its nuclear team

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran awarded medals of honor on Monday to its nuclear negotiators, who helped clinch a landmark deal with world powers last year.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • The Gracie Center to host casino night fundraiser

    DeKALB – The Gracie Center, a Kingston-based nonprofit agency that serves adults with intellectual disabilities, is hosting a casino night fundraiser ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Creative Therapeutics hosts free hip event

    Do you experience hip pain even though you’re a runner in great shape? Have you wondered why your hips bother you just getting out of your car? Are yo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
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