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  • After Rubio stumbles, rivals see opening in New Hampshire

    BEDFORD, N.H. – Marco Rubio’s uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb County Scouts learn important skills at Klondike Derby

    SYCAMORE – Reilly Mize, 10, learned a lot about nature and how to survive “in the wild” as a participant in Saturday’s Klondike Derby, an all-day outd ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • State school funding overhaul again faces long odds

    SPRINGFIELD – Lawmakers of all stripes have pledged support in recent weeks for overhauling the state’s outdated school funding formula, a nearly 30-y ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 1:02 am
  • DeKalb Fire Department: ‘Big John's’ replacement on hand

    DeKALB – Most kids in DeKalb know “Big John”, the city’s aerial ladder truck, but they’ll have to say goodbye soon, Fire Chief Eric Hicks said.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • STEM Divas program introduces girls to 3-D printing

    DeKALB – Garron Nelson wants to be a scientist. Garron, 8, has never missed a STEM Divas class, an ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeking information about Hinckley burglary

    HINCKLEY – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a burglary to a Hinckley home, where police say cash and collectible coins were s ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Chicago officer sues estate of NIU student he shot, claiming trauma

    CHICAGO – A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit a ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 8:52 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Skewed GOP claims on taxes, health insurance

    WASHINGTON – Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the sta ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage

    HENNIKER, N.H. – Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

    TAINAN, Taiwan – Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow e ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Police think 6 Chicago deaths result of 'targeted incident'

    CHICAGO – Authorities on Saturday released the names of six family members found dead this week in their southwest side home – the victims of what Chi ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Lake County offering mental health training to officers

    WAUKEGAN – Law enforcement officials in Lake County are undergoing training that could be used as a statewide model in Illinois to help officers ident ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • Chicago FBI: 'Pinball Bandit' suspected in 5 bank robberies

    CHICAGO – The FBI is asking for help identifying a suspect they've dubbed the "Pinball Bandit" because of the frequency and locations of the banks the ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • U of I reports record number of freshman applications

    URBANA – University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:14 pm
  • 3 held in alleged fake kidnapping scheme in Chicago suburb

    BRIDGEVIEW – Bridgeview police say three people face felony disorderly conduct charges for allegedly faking a kidnapping in hopes of getting money to ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:13 pm
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