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  • Bellah elected president of mayors association

    Kirkland Village President Les Bellah was elected president of the Northern Illinois Mayors Association on July 17.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Good customer service key to Screamers success

    SHABBONA – When Waterman resident Teri Benson stopped by Screamers Ice Cream in Shabbona for a cheeseburger, she said it was the best burger she had e ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • July 28 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 ...
    July 28, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Furor engulfs Chicago’s red-light camera system

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is scrambling to contain a furor over the city's red-light camera system, which may have ticketed thousa ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • DeKalb aldermen OK cost-of-living increase

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen signed off on a 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment for nonunion employees during their Monday meeting, two weeks after dec ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • U.S. sending dirty coal abroad

    BOARDMAN, Ore. – The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, “cold steel” in industry parlance, ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Suspect dead; 2 marshals, policeman hurt

    NEW YORK – A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • More Illinois state workers making over $100,000

    SPRINGFIELD – A published report has found that more than 10 percent of Illinois government employees made more than $100,000 in 2013 – up 1,600 from ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Illinois fair managers fined for free beer tickets

    CHICAGO – Two state fair managers took scores of free beer tickets to use at annual events, violating a ban on accepting gifts, according to a report ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • U.S.: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

    WASHINGTON – In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missil ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Be ready for ‘prolonged’ Gaza war, Netanyahu says

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a " ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Finances important to many post-recession couples

    SYCAMORE – When Brittani Click first met her fiancé, Matt Holliday, she wouldn't have called herself a responsible saver.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Elder Care Services sees more cases of abused seniors

    DeKALB – Elder Care Services is seeing more cases of abused, neglected and exploited seniors than in years past, but Tara Culotta hopes it means peopl ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Medicare’s own health looking better, report says

    WASHINGTON – Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.
    July 28, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Deal to improve veterans’ health care costs $17B

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan deal announced Monday would authorize about $17 billion to help veterans avoid long waits for health care, hire more doctors ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:42 pm
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