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  • Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car

    SYCAMORE — A 42-year-old woman was taken to a Rockford hospital in serious condition after a car struck her near the Casey's General Store on Monday m ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Tuesdays on the Town event tonight canceled

    SYCAMORE — Due to scheduling conflicts with participating organizations, Tuesdays on the Town in Sycamore has been canceled tonight.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Congress considers review of police military gear

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers said Tuesday they were considering doing more to monitor and hold accountable police departments across the United States that ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Obama to deliver prime-time address on militants

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will address the nation Wednesday night to outline plans for an expanded U.S. effort to confront violent Islamic S ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Court hears arguments over gay marriage's impact

    SAN FRANCISCO – A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of stalking ex-girlfriend

    DeKALB — A DeKalb man remained in DeKalb County Jail this morning unable to post $15,000 bail on allegations he stalked his ex-girlfriend.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Watchdog: VA managers lied about delays

    WASHINGTON – Managers at more than a dozen Veterans Affairs medical facilities lied to investigators about scheduling practices and other issues, the ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • U.S. job openings near 13-year high, hiring rises

    WASHINGTON – The number of U.S. job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to t ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 9:51 am
  • Prosecutors: Lake County girl abused before killed by punch

    WAUKEGAN – Lake County prosecutors say an 11-year-old Waukegan girl who died after being punched in the stomach by her mother was also suffering from ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Southwest Illinois man charged with kidnapping boy

    COLUMBIA – A southwestern Illinois man was charged with three felonies after police said he kidnapped a boy and restrained him in a basement.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Court hears arguments over gay marriage's impact

    SAN FRANCISCO – A federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the debate over the constitutionality of gay marriage, with attorneys for bo ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Ukraine leader rallies for unity

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine – Seeking to rally national unity, President Petro Poroshenko visited a southeastern port Monday that has been assaulted for days by ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Ebola virus resurgent in Guinea

    CONAKRY, Guinea – Doctors Without Borders shuttered one of its Ebola treatment centers in Guinea in May. They thought the deadly virus was being conta ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Stagnant pay a weak spot in job market

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • DeKalb County school leaders debate start times, student activities

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School sophomore Jeremy Hayes knows most other students do not go to sleep before 9 p.m. as he does.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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