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  • Police say Genoa woman acted in self-defense in stabbing

    GENOA – A Genoa woman was trying get away from her husband, who had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state’s legal limit for driving, when sh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb library construction to continue despite budget stall

    DeKALB – Construction will continue on the DeKalb Public Library despite the state budget impasse dragging on in Springfield.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Jack Spartz, longtime Sycamore firefighter, dies at 61

    DeKALB – Jacob J. “Jack” Spartz Jr., who served the Sycamore Fire Department for more than 35 years, died Monday. He was 61.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Fourth of July fireworks and activities in DeKalb County

    Communities across DeKalb County will mark the Fourth of July with fireworks and other activities. Here’s a listing of local events scheduled this wee ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • With school out, nonprofits step in to feed DeKalb County youth

    DeKALB – Kara Gallagher wanted to remove transportation barriers that keep kids from getting lunch in the summer. 
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Kishwaukee YMCA hires new CEO

    SYCAMORE – Kishwaukee Family YMCA leaders announced this week that they have hired a new CEO after a three-month search in which they interviewed eigh ...
    July 3, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Top-ranking Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer dies at 90

    SALT LAKE CITY – Mormon leader Boyd K. Packer, president of the faith's highest governing body, has died. He was 90.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Aetna to buy Humana as health insurer landscape shifts

    Aetna aims to spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjus ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale

    ATHENS, Greece – Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the "yes" and "no" cam ...
    July 3, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    CHICAGO – For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills co ...
    July 3, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Lombard nurse sentenced for exporting weapons

    CHICAGO – A Lombard nurse has been sentenced to five years in prison for purchasing and shipping more than 30 weapons to the Philippines.
    July 3, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Chicago police officers file lawsuit over tattoo rule

    CHICAGO – Three Chicago police officers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a department rule requiring them to cover their tattoos while on duty ...
    July 3, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Bill would allow cameras in Illinois nursing homes

    QUINCY – Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes if Gov. Bruce Rauner signs le ...
    July 3, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Cornerstone names second semester honor roll

    The following students were named to the honor roll at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Sycamore for the second semester of the 2014-15 school year.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Enrollment open at DeKalb Montessori

    DeKalb Montessori House of Learning in DeKalb is holding open enrollment for the summer and fall terms.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Will you attend a fireworks display this weekend?