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  • Illinois makes tax break deals with 3 companies

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce has agreed to tax breaks for three small companies that plan to add a total of 87 new jobs, the firs ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Springfield police chief bemoans body-cam 'burden'

    SPRINGFIELD – Springfield's police chief says a state law requiring officers to wear body cameras is too burdensome to local squads.SPRINGFIELD – Spri ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Local theaters, YMCA offering fun family activities for holiday weekend

    DeKALB – Don’t fear going stir crazy during the next few days as temperatures drop and families gather for the Thanksgiving holiday. 
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • UN weather agency: It's a record hot out there this year

    WASHINGTON – Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth’s wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Met ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Unemployment trending down in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Businesses in DeKalb and Kane counties combined to add 4,200 jobs year-over-year in October, with DeKalb County unemployment at 5.3 percent f ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • NIU law professors: Governors have no standing to deny Syrian refugees

    DeKALB – A panel of Northern Illinois University law school professors said Gov. Bruce Rauner and other governors in the U.S. don’t have the law on th ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe'

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation’s most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Nov. 25 police reports

    DeKalb city Brandon S. Bergman, 27, a transient from DeKalb, was charged Saturday, Nov. 21, with cr ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday

    CHICAGO – Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police off ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Free Thanksgiving meals planned in DeKalb

    DeKALB – There will be opportunities for people seeking a Thanksgiving meal to find one in the morning, afternoon and evening.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Hoey excited about upcoming IHSA tournament

    DeKALB – Sports and media have been an integral part of Brad Hoey’s life. As a youth in Rockton, he walked football sidelines with his father who was ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • Volunteers gear up for IHSA title games

    DeKALB – As high school football fans statewide gear up for the weekend’s Illinois High School Association football championship games, the community’ ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Event organizers have better idea on moving crowds, teams

    DeKALB -- This year marks the second time DeKalb and Northern Illinois University have partnered to host the IHSA championships. And organizers said t ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Volunteers work to make games a reality

    DeKalb County, let’s get ready for some football!The IHSA Football State Championships take place on ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Event organizers work to makes Huskie Stadium ready

    DeKALB – The changing of the goal posts is probably the largest task that faced event organizers as they prepared to convert Huskie Stadium from a col ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 2:56 pm
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