Overcast
76°FOvercastFull Forecast

Local News

  • Police arrest 10, seeking 13 others in drug sweep

    DeKALB – DeKalb police have arrested 10 people and 13 others still are wanted on drug charges stemming from a months-long investigation into drug sale ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • DeKalb County shows signs of job recovery

    DeKALB – DeKalb County’s unemployment rate in July continued this year’s trend of year-over-year declines.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Oncken considering resigning from County Board

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Board member Riley Oncken plans to decide by early next week if he will resign in light of new questions about him also servi ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Medical marijuana a step closer

    By ANDREA AZZO - aazzo@shawmedia.com SOMONAUK – Multiple sclerosis patient and Army veteran Jim Ch ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Sycamore’s West Elementary invites parents to first day

    SYCAMORE – Marco Barrera was a little nervous to start his first day of school in Illinois, but he’s ready for whatever lies ahead.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • More than 4,000 NIU students to move in Friday

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents should brace for more than 4,000 Northern Illinois University students moving into residence halls.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • University Plaza owners consider redeveloping private dorms

    DeKALB – Owners of University Plaza want to turn the private dormitory into apartments for students in hopes of attracting more residents.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Committee exploring ways to fund DeKalb street repairs

    DeKALB – Members of the DeKalb’s Finance Advisory Committee aren’t ruling out any options that could help pay for $33 million in street repairs the ci ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb man admits to public indecency

    SYCAMORE – A 42-year-old DeKalb man will have to register as a sex offender after he was sentenced to probation Tuesday as part of a plea deal.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Man faces another domestic violence charge

    SYCAMORE – Less than a month after he was convicted of aggravated battery and domestic battery, a 24-year-old Sandwich man is accused of injuring the ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • NIU explains campus Internet security upgrades

    DeKALB - Northern Illinois University officials explained their firewall upgrades Wednesday in light of incorrect reports claiming they were banning s ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Reader Submitted: First Day of School

    Photos that you submitted from the first day of school. ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:48 pm
  • Photos: Sycamore's First Day of School

    Images from Sycamore's first day of school celebration at West Elementary School. ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Aug. 19 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 ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:15 pm
  • DeKalb area police warn about catalytic converter thefts

    DeKALB – Police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity after four catalytic converters were reported stolen from beneath vehicles park ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all DDC instances for analytics purposes.

    NIU-Presbyterian postgame

    More videos »

    Reader Poll

    Are you paying student loan debt?
    Yes
    No, paid it off
    No, never had or will have any
    No, but I expect I will someday