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  • Faculty voting on contract with Kishwaukee College

    Note to readers: This story has been changed from its initial version to indicate that an instructor at Kishwaukee College says he did not intend to h ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Police: NIU student approached woman in shower

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student is facing criminal charges for allegedly approaching a woman in a shower stall and grabbing her arm, N ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Military has wide discretion on Bowe Bergdahl charges

    WASHINGTON – Army and Pentagon officials said Tuesday there has been no decision on what, if any, criminal charges will be filed against Sgt. Bowe Ber ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Former Sycamore resident admits to child porn possession

    SYCAMORE – A former Sycamore resident faces up to 10 years in federal prison after admitting Tuesday to having more than 600 images of child pornograp ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Obama floats offering first-ever drilling lease in Atlantic

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, ev ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • House GOP moves toward possible lawsuit on immigration

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans are moving toward a vote authorizing legal action against President Barack Obama over his executive actions on immigrat ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Support for, questions about free community college plan

    MALTA – If community college had been free to attend when he graduated from high school, David Hahn might not have waited more than a decade to start.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • 2012 Crystal Lake South grad dies after hit-and-run at Illinois State, former coach says

    Ben Allison, a 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School, died Tuesday morning after being involved in a hit-and-run incident Saturday at Illino ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Gowdy says Obama admin slow-walking documents on Benghazi

    WASHINGTON – The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday that the bipartisan inqu ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • DeKalb man accused of hate crime

    DeKALB – A 34-year-old DeKalb man accused of rushing into a private party and using a racial slur before hitting a man in the face this weekend is due ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Membership caravan visits Genoa Legion Post

    GENOA – Genoa’s American Legion Post 337 played host to the national organization’s 2014-15 membership caravan on Jan. 17.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Storm unleashes blizzard conditions on parts of Northeast

    NEW YORK – A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds a ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 7:30 am
  • State's Child Care Assistance Program facing $300M shortfall

    DeKALB – Chonce Maddox stopped at Children’s Learning Center in DeKalb to pick up her 5-year-old son, Jordan, last week.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • ‘For sale’ sign raised at DeKalb's Moxie

    DeKALB – With the owner of Moxie preparing to close the store for good in the coming months, the sale sign went into the store’s front window last wee ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • DeKalb to buy Protano land

    DeKALB – DeKalb aldermen Monday decided to buy a contaminated junkyard in hopes that clearing it will foster more development on the city’s south side ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 12:02 am
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