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  • Illinois State Museum says it has reached deal to reopen

    SPRINGFIELD – The agency that oversees the Illinois State Museum and the governor’s office have reached an agreement to reopen the facility and its sa ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Dems vying for U.S. Senate make cases

    CHICAGO – Meeting for the first time this election season, the three Illinois Democrats vying for U.S. Senate worked to distinguish themselves from ea ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • 3 teens arrested after pursuit in stolen vehicle in Rockford

    ROCKFORD – Authorities said three teenagers were arrested after leading Winnebago County deputies on a chase in a stolen vehicle.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:07 pm
  • Remaining occupiers release defiant videos mocking FBI

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents los ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Saudi Arabia’s offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom’s growing determination ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:06 pm
  • Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Candidates sprinting to finish in New Hampshire

    SALEM, N.H. – Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sande ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Inmate dies after drinking ‘hooch’ at DeKalb County jail

    SYCAMORE – A bad batch of jailhouse “hooch” might be to blame for killing one man and sickening another at the DeKalb County jail on Monday, officials ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College enrollment numbers down

    DeKALB – Fewer students enrolled this semester compared with spring 2015 at Kishwaukee College and Northern Illinois University, which adds to the tre ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:59 pm
  • DeKalb City Council members question Shodeen plans

    DeKALB – City Council members questioned Shodeen’s proposal to build a four-story hotel and a luxury high-end apartment complex on its property on Lin ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • House fires more common in winter in DeKalb County

    SYCAMORE – The Bliujus family needs to have their property rezoned in order to rebuild their house after a fire destroyed it late last year. 
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • DeKalb High School forensics team members advance to sectionals

    DeKALB – Several DeKalb High School forensics team members will compete Saturday at the Freeport Sectional for a chance to advance to the Illinois Hig ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch to visit 6 cities to highlight good police work

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • U.S. faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-ISIS war

    WASHINGTON – To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:15 pm
  • Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group shortly

    TORONTO – Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 2 ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:31 pm
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