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  • Several funnel clouds reported in DeKalb County

    DeKALB - Several funnel clouds were reported in DeKalb County as thunderstorms blew through the area about 7:30 p.m., but the National Weather Service ...
    NEW: Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Sycamore man accused of repeated child sexual assault

    SYCAMORE — A Sycamore man who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 years old over a span of four years had bond set Friday at $5 m ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Gahlbeck's bond reduced in sex offender registry case

    SYCAMORE — Robert D. Gahlbeck, the sex offender accused of not updating his address with police, was expected to spend Friday night at Quality Inn in ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Sycamore motorcyclist hurt in crash

    HAMPSHIRE TOWNSHIP – Alcohol appears to have played a role in a motorcycle accident Friday that resulted in potentially life-threatening injuries for ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 6:09 pm
  • Land of Learning Child Care Center celebrates 10th anniversary

    SYCAMORE — To mark their 10th anniversary in business, Land of Learning Child Care Center in Sycamore blew out candles on cupcakes while children sang ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 2:41 pm
  • UK general: Ukraine crisis holds lessons for NATO

    WASHINGTON — Russian meddling in Ukraine has shown that NATO needs a more responsive quick-reaction force that could be deployed in the event Moscow m ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Chicago high-rise shooting victim remains critical

    CHICAGO — A technology company CEO who police say was shot and wounded by a demoted coworker in downtown Chicago high-rise building remained in critic ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Iowa Democrats exploring ways to expand caucus

    WASHINGTON — Democrats in Iowa are devising ways to expand access to their state's leadoff presidential caucuses, addressing concerns raised by Hillar ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Plans underway to retrieve Americans with Ebola

    NEW YORK — Plans are underway to bring back the two American aid workers sick with Ebola from Africa.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Galesburg teachers plan strike if no deal reached

    GALESBURG — Public-school teachers in Galesburg have voted to go on strike if they can't reach a new labor agreement with the local school district.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Sen. Durbin wants feds to look at Ill. rail delays

    SPRINGFIELD — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin wants federal rail officials to look at delays along the Amtrak route from Carbondale to Chicago and blocked rail ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Arrest made after man sped into naval station

    CHICAGO — Authorities say a man is in custody after he allegedly sped through the main gate of a Chicago-area naval station and slammed into two secur ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • 35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Colorado issuing driver's licenses to immigrants

    DENVER – Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • U.S. employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:40 am
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