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  • Genoa Garden Club to dedicate bench, host sale

    Members of the Genoa Garden Club invite the public for a memorial ceremony honoring Evelyn Cooley and Dolores Gallagher at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 27.
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Questions swirl about Prince's health with unexplained death

    MINNEAPOLIS – Prince talked dirty in song but had a reputation for clean living. He also had an ability to put on shows that were electrifying in thei ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • 8 relatives shot in the head in Ohio; no suspects caught yet

    PIKETON, Ohio – Authorities urged residents to be cautious in this part of rural southern Ohio heading into the weekend as the search continued for wh ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Illinois lawmakers pass $600M aid for struggling colleges

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois' college and universities received a much-needed lifeline Friday when lawmakers approved a $600 million short-term funding fix ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • A ‘presidential’ Trump 2.0? Not so fast, candidate says

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Standing in a conference room at a swanky South Florida hotel, Donald Trump’s chief adviser assured Republican insiders his boss was ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Va. gov. enables 200,000 felons to vote in Nov.

    RICHMOND, Va. – More than 200,000 convicted felons will be able to cast ballots in the swing state of Virginia in November under a sweeping executive ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • 8 relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be loose

    PIKETON, Ohio – Eight members of a family, including a mother sleeping in a bed with her 4-day-old baby next to her, were fatally shot in the head Fri ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Ex-congressmen send letters asking for leniency for Hastert

    CHICAGO – Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, several other former congressmen and a onetime CIA chief were among 41 people who wrote letters ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Federal officials deny Illinois appeal for disaster funds

    SPRINGFIELD – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied the state’s appeal for federal assistance to help local governments recover from floo ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Face time with queen, princes completes Obama's royal visit

    LONDON – President Barack Obama plunged into a whirlwind of royal socializing Friday that began over a birthday lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and ende ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • DeKalb City Council: Liquor ordinance review on tap

    DeKALB – At Monday’s DeKalb City Council meeting, aldermen are expected to consider updating the city’s liquor license ordinances to coincide with cha ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • April 23 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    April 22, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • DeKalb County students to compete at Rube Goldberg nationals

    DeKALB – A group of home-schooled DeKalb County students could win a national award by opening an umbrella.
    April 23, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • DeKalb man charged with trying to hit officer with car

    DeKALB – Police have arrested a man they said ran a stop sign and then tried to hit an officer with his car.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • NIU to receive more than $26M from state

    DeKALB – State lawmakers broke a stubborn impasse Friday – albeit temporarily – to pass bipartisan legislation that will get money to cash-starved sta ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:36 am
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