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  • Firefighter from St. Charles accused in fatal DUI crash free on bond

    SYCAMORE – A firefighter and paramedic accused of drunken driving in connection with a four-vehicle crash that killed a DeKalb High School student was ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:43 pm
  • Convicted Sycamore sex offender accused of rape remains in jail

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man accused of tying up and repeatedly raping a 19-year-old acquaintance remained in jail Thursday without bond.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:38 pm
  • Fundraiser started for DHS student's funeral expenses

    DeKALB – An online crowdfunding effort has been started on GoFundMe to help pay the funeral costs for Johnathon Ode, a DeKalb High School senior who l ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:18 pm
  • Cheers and ceremony: Trump sweeps in for his big day

    WASHINGTON – Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday for three days of inaugural festivities and quick ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • Accused DUI driver in crash that killed DeKalb teen held on $1 million bond

    SYCAMORE – A St. Charles man accused of drunk driving in connection with the crash that killed a DeKalb High School student is being held on $1 millio ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Lack of Latinos in Trump's Cabinet draws ire for 'setback'

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – President-elect Donald Trump's decision not to appoint any Latinos to his Cabinet is drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:02 pm
  • Obama commutes 330 drug sentences

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he's c ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 2:06 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • Rick Perry says he regrets call to eliminate Energy Department

    WASHINGTON – Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, said Thursday he regrets his infamous ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • U.S. jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than 43 years, another sign that most ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • Virginia man convicted of 2006 slaying of family is executed

    JARRATT, Va. – A man convicted of killing a family of four, slashing their throats and setting their home ablaze after they left their front door open ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Guatemalan president's brother, son detained in graft probe

    GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan prosecutors detained the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales on Wednesday in a case of alleged corruption.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • Vegemite goes home: Oreo maker sells to Australia's Bega

    CANBERRA, Australia – Vegemite, the salty, brown spread beloved in Australia, is going home, purchased by an Australian dairy company from the maker o ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • DeKalb woman charged with attacking hospital staff

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was arrested Wednesday after police said she hit a Kishwaukee Hospital staff member in the face and spit in the face of a fire ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • County Board adopts economic development resolution

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board unanimously approved a resolution to proceed with an initiative to develop a comprehensive economic development str ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:06 pm
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