• Follow us

New Zealand

Local News

Conservative group urges Rep. Adam Kinzinger to take New! 2019-12-12 16:14:00Congressman Adam Kinzinger is one of 12 House Republicans targeted in an ad campaign a conservative group has launched this week saying President Dona

Sycamore School District Board of Education signs new New! 2019-12-12 15:10:00SYCAMORE — After a months-long process, Sycamore School District 427 Board of Education chose the district's next superintendent Thursday.

Traffic changes planned for ChicagoWest Business Center New! 2019-12-12 12:49:00DeKALB – Kathy Kivisto is curious about how a potential development on 343 acres of land in the ChicagoWest Business Center near her home on DeK

'A Charlie Brown Christmas' coming to Egyptian stage 2019-12-12 06:30:00DeKALB – Most people have seen the 1965 holiday classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” but they probably haven’t seen it like th

Judiciary panel takes 1st steps toward vote on 2019-12-12 01:43:00WASHINGTON – The House Judiciary Committee took the first steps Wednesday evening toward voting on articles of impeachment against President Don

Chicago prosecutor to vacate 1,000 pot convictions 2019-12-12 01:42:00CHICAGO – The top prosecutor in Illinois’ largest county on Wednesday filed motions to vacate more than 1,000 low-level marijuana convicti

DeKalb man faces charges of threatening to shoot 2019-12-12 01:36:00BATAVIA – A former Suncast employee is charged with threatening to shoot a security guard at the Batavia business this morning.

Rochelle man sentenced to six years for repeated 2019-12-12 01:35:00SYCAMORE – A young boy watched quietly Wednesday as the man charged with sexually assaulting him multiple times at a Hinckley in-home daycare pl

Federal lawsuit filed by Hunter Properties against City 2019-12-12 01:35:00DeKALB – A federal lawsuit filed against the city of DeKalb by the city’s largest landlord alleging targeted discrimination has been dismi

Five years later, DeKalb pastor Corey Butler expected 2019-12-12 01:33:00SYCAMORE – A DeKalb pastor will head to trial in DeKalb County court in 2020, about five years after being indicted in a child pornography case.

Semitruck crashes, rolls over at Peace Road and 2019-12-12 01:32:00DeKALB – A semitrailer crashed and rolled over Wednesday just north of the intersection of Peace Road and Lincoln Highway in DeKalb.

Inspector general testifies about Russia-Trump campaign report 2019-12-11 11:53:00WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that he is concerned that “so many basic and fund

Scoop NZ - Regional

Reminder to be safe online New! 2019-12-12 23:33:00Dunedin Police would like to remind young people of the risks when sending, receiving and requesting sexually explicit images online.

2019 Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Awards New! 2019-12-12 23:05:00Ruapehu’s 2019 Citizen of the Year Awards have been presented with the Northern Ruapehu Citizen Award going to Alan Turton of Taumarunui and the

Waterloo Park & Ride opening provides an extra New! 2019-12-12 22:50:00Waterloo Park & Ride officially opened on Friday 13, combatting the growing demand for more parking spaces as more people opt to leave their cars

Festive fun for your furry friends New! 2019-12-12 22:33:00The canine version of Christmas is coming to Hamilton’s Innes Common this Sunday, 15 December.

Royal Commission of Inquiry into Attack on ChCh New! 2019-12-12 22:26:00The Royal Commission is taking multiple evidential interviews under oath every week now as the team puts evidence to those summonsed to appear, seekin

ORC Heavy Rainfall Update #9 New! 2019-12-12 22:22:00More heavy rain is predicted this weekend over the Otago headwaters, but it is not expected to raise lake levels as high as last week.

Six deceased recovered in Operation on Whakaari/White Island New! 2019-12-12 22:20:00The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) recovered today the bodies of six people who tragically died in Monday’s eruption on Whakaari/White Island

Waiheke Local Board welcomes HOP card decision New! 2019-12-12 22:16:00Auckland Transport’s decision announced today is a very welcome Christmas bonus for residents for whom the Waiheke Local Board has been advocati

TIF funding kick-starts Water Projects New! 2019-12-12 22:14:00Confirmation of funding from the latest Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF) round has enabled Council with ratepayer support to sign-off on the $5m budg

$10m revamp gives new lease of life to New! 2019-12-12 22:07:00The grand re-opening of the refurbished Ranfurly House in Three Kings, Auckland, was witnessed this afternoon by a gathering of veterans, service pers

Six bodies recovered from Whakaari / White Island New! 2019-12-12 22:03:00Today New Zealand Defence Force and Police staff have successfully recovered six bodies from Whakaari / White Island.

Information sought following petrol station burglary New! 2019-12-12 22:01:00Police are asking for the public's help following a burglary at Caltex Washdyke, on Hilton Highway, Timaru, earlier this week.

Otago Daily Times:

Corbyn to step down as crushing defeat looms New! 2019-12-12 23:13:35Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn .Photo: Reuters Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he would stand down as his party faced its worst

ODT quiz: December 13 New! 2019-12-12 22:26:34Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Friday, December 13.

School bus crashes into parked vehicle in Invercargill New! 2019-12-12 22:10:58A bus with school children on board crashed into a parked vehicle in Invercargill this afternoon.

New Metro Sports Facility's hydroslide a New Zealand New! 2019-12-12 22:05:17The five new hydroslides will form a key part of Christchurch's new post-quake Metro Sports Facility. Image: Supplied New Zealand's first "t

Have you seen this fugitive? New! 2019-12-12 21:49:37Dylan Brett. Photo: NZ Police Police are asking for the public's help to locate a fugitive who has warrants out for his arrest.

Two seriously hurt in Southland crash New! 2019-12-12 21:49:11Old Coach Rd was closed after a serious crash near Kaiwera. Photo: Luisa Girao Two people are believed to have suffered serious injuries in a

World Cup bid for Christchurch New! 2019-12-12 21:28:52The FIFA Women’s World Cup could be coming to Christchurch in 2023. Photo: Getty Images Christchurch is part of a joint bid to host 

The changing high-risk nature of policing New! 2019-12-12 21:02:03The new bulletproof and 'blast resistant' Toyota land cruisers. Photo: Supplied The March 15 terror attack has transformed the operating envi

Fire at commercial property in Roxburgh New! 2019-12-12 20:39:09Up to four appliances were called to the local branch of LJ Hooker at Roxburgh today after a fire broke out.

Ahead of time and on budget: SH1 realignment New! 2019-12-12 20:34:05Ngai Tahu Kaumatua representative Dean Whaanga blesses the Edendale Realignment Project opening in the Southland town this morning. PHOTO: Abbey Palme

Serious injuries after motorcycle hits property New! 2019-12-12 20:18:20Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash after a motorcycle hit a property in Invercargill yesterday afternoon.

Opinion: Get your head out of the gutter, New! 2019-12-12 20:12:30Ed Nuttal and Henry Shipley. Photo: Supplied They stood out in a crowd, caused a stir when first presented in public - many traditionalists eve