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  • Feb. 27 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 ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Vandalism shows the Internet’s vulnerability

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Computers, cellphones and landlines in Arizona were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrup ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

    Facebook users who don’t fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fil ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Rice, Power to address attendees of AIPAC meeting

    WASHINGTON – In a move that may ease – or exacerbate – spiraling tensions with Israel over a potential Iran nuclear deal, the White House has decided ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Pot fight between mayor, Congress could cost the city

    WASHINGTON – The new mayor of the nation’s capital was hoping to get along fine with Republicans on Capitol Hill.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • IS abducts more Christians

    BEIRUT – Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the total number abduc ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Japan officials discusses speech for anniversary of WWII end

    TOKYO – A panel of experts appointed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met for the first time Wednesday to discuss what he should say in a stateme ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Plan would aid Exelon nuclear plants

    SPRINGFIELD – Power-producing giant Exelon Corp. rounded up a phalanx of Illinois lawmakers and business leaders who said Thursday that three nuclear ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • House GOP weighs new approach on Homeland Security

    WASHINGTON – Sounding retreat, House Republicans agreed Thursday to push short-term funding to prevent a partial shutdown at the Homeland Security Dep ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • US court declines to decide Illinois' benefits issue

    CHICAGO – A federal appeals court has declined to tackle the issue of whether Illinois’ constitution bars the reduction of health care benefits for re ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • DeKalb man sentenced to prison in plea deal

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who was accused of videotaping an acquaintance while he raped her in March 2013 has been sentenced to 2∏ years in prison.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Fresh layer of snow to fall this Sunday in DeKalb County

    DeKALB COUNTY – The 2∏ inches of snow that blanketed roads Wednesday night into Thursday morning in DeKalb County was enough to cause several vehicle ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Lunch prices may increase in DeKalb schools

    DeKALB – Lunch prices could rise by 6 to 10 percent for students in DeKalb School District 428 schools next year.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • FFA Week winds down with petting zoos

    SYCAMORE – Kyle Crandon almost was able to use the excuse that a goat ate his homework.While petting ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Emphasis on ACT shifting with arrival of PARCC

    SYCAMORE – Brett Bemis hopes to improve his ACT score from 27 to 30.It’s the best way the Sycamore H ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 10:24 pm
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