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  • Kathleen Madigan bringing humor to Egyptian stage

    Comedian Kathleen Madigan has traveled all over the world, performing internationally at festivals and theaters in Ireland, England and Australia.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach sets auditions for 'Hairspray'

    Stage Coach Players has scheduled auditions for its production of the musical “Hairspray.”Auditions ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • French authorities declare the Calais migrant camp empty

    CALAIS, France (AP) — The grim camp known as "the jungle," a symbol of Europe's failure to come to grips with its crisis over asylum seekers, is no mo ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • IS driving hundreds into Mosul, using them as human shields

    QAYARA, Iraq – Islamic State militants have been going door to door in villages south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint on a mileslong trek into t ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Opponents emerge against Illinois road fund ballot question

    CHICAGO – The first question on Illinois’ ballots in the next month’s election isn’t for president or senator, but a constitutional amendment aimed at ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Trump: I'll run America like my business; Clinton: Let's not

    WASHINGTON – His presidential dreams increasingly in question, Donald Trump pushed his business empire to the center of his political campaign Wednesd ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Rockford man faces felony charges after DeKalb County police chase

    SYCAMORE – A Rockford man who sped away from police in a stolen car during a traffic stop in August remained in jail Thursday on $25,000 bond after be ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Four teens face charges after guns stolen in burglary south of DeKalb

    DeKALB – Four teenagers face felony burglary charges in connection with six guns stolen in March from a farm building south of DeKalb.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Fire damages Sycamore home

    SYCAMORE – A fire Wednesday evening damaged a Sycamore home that residents were remodeling.Firefight ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • 55th annual Pumpkin Festival underway in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – From sugary pumpkins made of frosting on the ceremonial cake to displays of creativity and imagination on the courthouse lawn, Wednesday ev ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Photos: House fire at 974 West State Street in Sycamore

    Firefighter/paramedics tend to the scene of a second story house fire at 974 W. State Street in Sycamore on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 10:21 pm
  • Photos: Pumpkin Festival opens in Sycamore

    Attendees arrange their pumpkin entries during the opening of the 55th annual Sycamore Pumpkin Festival on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 in Sycamore.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Photos: Cubs fans get tattoos in DeKalb

    Cubs fans show their team pride with tattoos before game one of the World Series against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 at the DeKalb ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Pumpkin Fest events continuing despite rain

    SYCAMORE – The Pumpkin Fest opening ceremony and events in Sycamore will go on as scheduled today despite the rain.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 2:56 pm
  • IVVC names Outstanding Fall Students

    Indian Valley Vocational Center in Sandwich proudly named its Outstanding Fall Students.This recogni ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Are you voting for the Illinois transportation funds amendment?