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  • Cub of well-known Wyoming grizzly believed killed by car

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.– A car has killed the only cub believed born this year to one of a handful of Grand Teton National Park grizzly bears popular with tour ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:29 am
  • U.N. urges solutions as refugee population hits record high

    GENEVA – Imagine the entire population of France uprooted from their homes, forced to flee danger, persecution or starvation. The U.N. refugee agency ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:29 am
  • A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

    WASHINGTON – A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns on Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando’s mass shooting intensi ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Transcript: Gunman said he was an Islamic soldier

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando gunman Omar Mateen identified himself as an Islamic soldier in calls with authorities during his rampage and demanded to a cri ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:25 am
  • Chicago's most violent neighborhoods brace for deadly summer

    CHICAGO – Shaquisha Gibson-Posey pulls out a grisly cellphone photo of her murdered brother whenever her 15-year-old son complains of being cooped up ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:24 am
  • Sycamore City Council OKs sidewalk to nature preserve

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council approved a license agreement Monday that will allow the Sycamore Park District to install a sidewalk connecting F ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Man killed in rear-end collision near Lodge on 64 involving Sycamore driver

    CAMPTON HILLS – A 73-year-old Blackberry Township man died Saturday from injuries he suffered in a rear-end traffic accident involving a Sycamore man, ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • MacArthur Justice Center: Ridulph murder case special prosecutor is not needed

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago-based public interest law firm said a judge should deny the request of Charles Ridulph for a special prosecutor in the case of hi ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:31 am
  • Retired Sycamore deputy police chief welcomes successor

    SYCAMORE – The past 30 years of former Sycamore Deputy Police Chief Darrell Johnson’s work are preserved in a five-inch binder of articles and reports ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Kramer’s Kitchen and Bath moves to new location

    SYCAMORE – As business picked up and space ran out, Kramer’s Kitchen and Bath made the move from their former Elm Street location to a larger, more op ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Vigil held at NIU for victims of Orlando nightclub shooting

    DeKALB – Local members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and queer community remembered the victims of the Orlando, Florida, shooting in a ...
    June 21, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Tractor show coming to Sandwich Fairgrounds

    The Sandwich Early Day Engine Club's 45th annual show will be held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds on June 25-26.
    June 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • UK referendum campaign resumes in earnest with EU vote near

    LONDON – Britain’s long and difficult referendum campaign has resumed in earnest after a three-day halt caused by the killing of Labour Party lawmaker ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • GOP's Donald Trump: U.S. should consider profiling Muslims

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-figh ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • Singer on Mexican 'The Voice' dies in Chicago after shooting

    CHICAGO – A Chicago singer who appeared on the Mexican version of “The Voice” in 2011 has died after he was shot in an ambush while celebrating his bi ...
    June 19, 2016 - 11:44 pm
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