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  • Face Time With Pat Bragg

    Pat Bragg has been birding for 20 years, moving from DeKalb to rural Sycamore about six years ago, partially to cultivate a habitat to suppo ...

    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Photos: National Day of the Cowboy

    Images from the mounted shooting competition in Malta on Saturday. ...

    UPDATED: July 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Bears' Tucker has chance to make mark on defense

    BOURBONNAIS – Given the overhaul, this sure seems like coordinator Mel Tucker's big chance to make his mark on the Chicago Bears' defense.He ...

    July 27, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Overseas trip ‘tremendous opportunity’ for Kelly, Huskies

    DeKALB – Ray Gooden has gotten volleyball experience all over the world.Gooden, entering his 13th year as Northern Illinois' coach, has been ...

    July 27, 2014 - 9:10 pm
  • Fuld's 2-run single lifts Twins over White Sox

    MINNEAPOLIS – A big hit from Sam Fuld and a quick recovery by Glen Perkins gave the Minnesota Twins a win that temporarily helped them forge ...

    July 27, 2014 - 5:47 pm
  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for ...

    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Wainwright, Holliday leads Cards past Cubs

    CHICAGO – Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victor ...

    July 27, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

    WASHINGTON – If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assump ...

    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Fighting intensifies in Ukraine near MH17 disaster site

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain con ...

    NEW: July 27, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Gypsy

    Meet Gypsy. Gypsy is a 2-year-old black and orange domestic shorthair mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. She wa ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Week in Photos - July 12-18

    DeKalb county's week in photos for July 12-18 as taken by Daily Chronicle photographers. ...

    July 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Crime Mugs, July 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reas ...

    July 24, 2014 - 10:39 am
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  • Chicken salad sampler: Find a cool new favorite

    What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the right comb ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gazpacho: From grad-school standby to cool summer staple

    Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the oldest known c ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Always cool, and now creamy

    The best cooking is born of necessity. At least that’s the case in my house. My favorite recipes always happen when I’m forced to react to a glut of s ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 10 fresh ways to use fresh blueberries

    There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oh, bacon!

    Oh, bacon.It's the essence of breakfast.The smell alone makes you starving.Whether you pan-fry the o ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bulk up classic BLT

    In terms of flavor and texture, it’s hard to beat a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, reportedly one of the most popular sandwiches in America. Trou ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A summer primer to grilling backyard barbecue ribs

    It was one of those culinary epiphanies. I realized you rarely get great barbecued ribs from a restaurant. They have to come from backyards.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grilling an impressive way to cook cauliflower

    Last summer, the hip way to handle cauliflower was to treat it like a steak.It was a trick that star ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

    Meet Tammy. Boy, is she a mess. Angry, profane and aggressive, then suddenly shy and sweet. Sometimes she's funny, sometimes totally not. She can't fi ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • ‘Earth to Echo’ is a movie you wish you had seen when you were a kid

    First-time feature director Dave Green and first-time feature screenwriter Henry Gayden have a few things in common. They created the six-episode TV s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:26 am

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