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  • Flu is hitting DeKalb County

    The flu virus is already leaving its mark on DeKalb County, disrupting a holiday party for seniors and keeping hundreds of children home from school.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Dec. 16 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 ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Spent grains from brewing process given to farmers

    At Scorched Earth Brewing in Algonquin, grain is warmed and broken up during the brewing process, and it is coarsely ground. This allows the brewers t ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Kaneland School District 302 names Todd Leden superintendent

    SUGAR GROVE – Todd Leden will be the next superintendent at Kaneland School District 302. Leden, 47, ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:57 am
  • Madigan in favor of special election to fill comptroller position in 2016

    CHICAGO – llinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan urged lawmakers Monday to let voters choose a replacement for the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka i ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Thieves ‘crash-and-grab’

    CHICAGO – All the burglars use the same audacious tactics: A vehicle crashes through a storefront in the wee hours and up to six people in dark clothi ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Police altering tactics after killings, protests

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The families of nine people killed in the Newtown school massacre filed a lawsuit against the maker and sellers of the Bushmaster AR ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Sony threatens to sue for publishing stolen emails

    WASHINGTON – A lawyer representing Sony Pictures Entertainment is warning news organizations not to publish details of company files leaked by hackers ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of creating child porn

    DeKALB – An 18-year-old DeKalb man accused of videotaping himself having sex with a teenage girl and disseminating the images remained in DeKalb Count ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Candidate filing underway for April election

    DeKALB – As 8:30 a.m. approached Monday, Michael Haji-Sheikh was the only candidate at DeKalb City Hall waiting to file his election petition.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb police: Man threatened to burn apartment

    DeKALB – A 30-year-old Chicago man is facing felony charges after police said he sprayed lighter fluid on a DeKalb apartment and threatened to burn it ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Stronger start for Obamacare this year

    WASHINGTON – Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law is off to a stronger start this year, even as Americans remain skeptical that ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Both Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner can fill Illinois comptroller vacancy, AG rules

    Filling the vacancy of late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka will be the job of both outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn and Governor-elect Bruce Rauner, ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Woman held in connection with hit-and-run

    MALTA – A 27-year-old Lee woman faces two felony charges after she hit a pedestrian in rural Malta and continued driving, police said.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:58 am
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