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  • Photos: Barbs defeat Storm, 11-1

    Images from the five-inning softball win for DeKalb on Tuesday. ...
    March 31, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • Sycamore police seek Rochelle man suspected in hit-and-run

    SYCAMORE – Police are asking for help in locating Justin M. Dueringer, a 27-year-old Rochelle man who they say critically injured a Cortland man by hi ...
    March 31, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

    FORT MEADE, Md. – Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate h ...
    March 31, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • USDA: Record soybean acres expected, corn acres to drop

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Farmers are expected to plant a record number of soybean acres this year, but fewer acres of corn as profit potential for the grain ...
    March 31, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Obama vetoes measure against swifter union elections

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure passed by the Republican-run Congress blocking the National Labor Relations Board from ...
    March 31, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Sycamore students explore 3-D printing

    SYCAMORE – Amiya Gordon and Grace Gruner brought their industrial technology education to another dimension Tuesday.
    March 31, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Man accused in Ferguson police shooting denied lower bond

    CLAYTON, Mo. – A Missouri judge on Tuesday refused to reduce the bond of a 20-year-old man accused of shooting and wounding two police officers during ...
    March 31, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Rep. Trey Gowdy sets May 1 deadline for Hillary Clinton interview on emails

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday he wants to interview Hillary Rodham Cl ...
    March 31, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • Voters to decide whether to dissolve tiny Illinois village

    CLEARLAKE, Ill. (AP) – Voters in a tiny Sangamon County village will soon decide whether the village should cease to exist.
    March 31, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Heavy winds sweep Europe, knock people to their knees, 1 man dead

    BERLIN – Heavy winds swept across Britain, Germany and the Netherlands on Tuesday, killing one man, knocking other pedestrians to their knees and forc ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Former Vladimir Putin allies question his political course

    MOSCOW – As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks 15 years since he was first elected, his former long-term allies are questioning his political cour ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Tasteless tweets by newly named 'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah draw fire

    NEW YORK – A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, graphic tweet ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Joliet teens arrested and charged with child pornography

    JOLIET — Joliet police arrested four Joliet Central High School students and charged them with child pornography after authorities said they posted on ...
    March 31, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Indiana governor Mike Pence wants changes to religious-objections law

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that a new religious- ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race

    CHICAGO – A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:31 am
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