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  • U.S. expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

    WASHINGTON – Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses again ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Inaugural Unity Walk brings DeKalb community together

    DeKALB – Joe Mitchell walked through the streets of DeKalb on Tuesday night not only to start a conversation, but to set an example for his own childr ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

    WASHINGTON – In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Tech in the classroom promising, Lincoln Elementary officials report

    DeKALB – Putting mobile computers in students’ hands has taught DeKalb School District 428 those students and their teachers an important lesson: Be f ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Stocks rally; S&P 500 has best day of 2014

    NEW YORK – The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its best day of the year.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • DeKalb Police: Reported attack did not occur

    DeKALB — Police have determined an attack reported near DeKalb High School about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday did not occur.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Former President Bill Clinton stumps for Pat Quinn, Dick Durbin

    CHICAGO – Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durb ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • McCaskey emphasizes leadership, reading with DeKalb fifth-graders

    DeKALB — When Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey told a group of Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School fifth-graders they were the leaders of the sch ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Holiday Hills man accused of shooting McHenry County deputies has bond increased to $7M

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge increased the bond to $7 million for the man accused of gunning down two deputies who responded to a domestic distu ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Wyoming legalizes same-sex marriage

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming is now allowing and recognizing same-sex marriages.Attorneys for the state ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • U.S. existing home sales rise in September

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

    PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for k ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

    TEHRAN, Iran – Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insu ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Chicago mail carrier to keep working after lottery win

    CHICAGO – A mail carrier who scratched off a winning $2.28 million Illinois Lottery ticket says he plans to keep working until he retires in five year ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Customer decline hits McDonald's sales, profit

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:30 am
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