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  • Correction

    In an article on the front page of Saturday’s edition about DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom resigning, the following quote should have been attributed ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Penguin Project puts children with disabilities in spotlight

    DeKALB – Nicholas Regelbrugge wants to be involved in theater until he’s 40 years old, but he knows he just can’t.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Some DeKalb County voters will see ballot questions

    SYCAMORE – Six referendum questions will be on ballots in DeKalb County this November, including electrical aggregation questions and Sycamore Park Di ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Pope chooses moderate Blase Cupich for Chicago archbishop

    As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Lawmaker wants pumpkin to be official Illinois pie

    SPRINGFIELD – Pumpkins are big business in Illinois. A state lawmaker has a sweet idea for making sure people know it: he wants to make pumpkin pie th ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Northwestern gets grant to prevent sexual assaults

    EVANSTON – Northwestern University in Evanston has been awarded a grant to help prevent sexual assaults on campus, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s office anno ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Police: Member of the Jesse White Tumbling team killed

    CHICAGO – A teenager shot to death as he walked along a North Side Chicago street was identified Friday as a member of the Jesse White Tumbling Team.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Ornate box turtles hatch at Lincoln Park Zoo

    CHICAGO – Nearly a dozen ornate box turtles have hatched at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo.Zoo officials ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. – While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former F ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Examining American jihadis: Why do they fight?

    WASHINGTON – A look at Americans who became jihadis, and what motivated them to fight:Moner Mohammad ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • El-Sissi pushes for action against militant groups

    CAIRO – Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world’s alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Secret Service boosts security outside White House

    WASHINGTON – The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the p ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

    CANADENSIS, Pa. – The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an e ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Blind announcer aims to inspire

    PEORIA – Bryce Weiler can shoot 70 percent from the free-throw line, play catch on a baseball field and deliver a stunningly researched, passionate co ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 12:01 am
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