70°FFairFull Forecast


  • 'One-stop shop' opens today in Kirkland, Rochelle for tornado relief resources

    Two multi-agency resource centers will open in Rochelle and Kirkland for residents affected by last week’s tornadoes.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • DeKalb County population stays stagnant

    DeKALB – Since Susan Castle moved to Genoa from South Elgin in June 2014, she opened the Trading Post in downtown Genoa and has been commuting to her ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Sycamore woman arrested again after police say she tried to stab son with drill

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman was held in DeKalb County jail without bond Tuesday after police say she tried to stab her son in the neck with a cordless ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list

    WASHINGTON – The White House says President Barack Obama is removing Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a key step in President Barack O ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:16 pm
  • 4 from former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's staff subpoenaed in U.S. probe

    WASHINGTON – Congress said Tuesday it has been told at least four staffers who worked for former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock have been subpoenaed to te ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Chris Christie proposes overhaul of Social Security benefits

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie proposed pushing back the age of eligibility for Social Security and Medicare for fu ...
    April 14, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Obama offers Iraq $200M in humanitarian aid

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is offering Iraq $200 million in humanitarian aid to help those displaced by Islamic State militants.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Estate tax hits fewer than 1 percent of estates

    WASHINGTON – The federal estate tax inspires a lot of heated political rhetoric for a tax that very few people actually pay.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

    LAGOS, Nigeria – They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. And while t ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Plane skids off runway in Japan; about 20 injured

    TOKYO – An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people received minor injuries, officials s ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:53 am
  • Police: North Carolina college shooting being investigated as hate crime

    GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting of a North Carolina community college worker as a possible hate crime.
    April 14, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • 10 Things to Know for April 14

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    April 14, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • U.S. retail sales heat up in March; has big thaw arrived?

    WASHINGTON – Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, lifting retail sales for the first time ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • KSO to participate in Give Local DeKalb County

    On May 5, the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will be one of the organizations participating in Give Local DeKalb County.
    April 14, 2015 - 2:48 pm

    Spartz graduates from combat trainingArmy Pvt. Brendan D. Spartz has graduated from basic combat tra ...
    April 14, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Have you quit smoking?
    Yes, recently
    Yes, years ago
    No, still smoking
    No, I never started