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  • Police: Chicago man sold cocaine near Welsh Park

    DeKALB — A Chicago man accused of selling less than 15 grams of cocaine near a DeKalb park could face between six and 30 years in prison if ...

    July 29, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers

    DETROIT – Jose Abreu homered, drove in four runs — and accomplished something nobody on the White Sox had managed in 94 years.Abreu's three- ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

    BERWYN – Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund ...

    July 29, 2014 - 9:53 pm
  • Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

    SAN FRANCISCO – Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since h ...

    July 29, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

    BLOOMINGTON – Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the ...

    July 29, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Ola off to solid start at Bears camp

    BOURBONNAIS – When the pads came on for the first time Sunday, guard Michael Ola did his best to make his first reps worth it.In one-on-one ...

    July 29, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Chef Debi: Fresh spices bring out best in plums

    I love this time of year, when all the fresh fruit is so abundant. One of my favorite fruits is the plum. At 30 calories each, they are a gr ...

    July 29, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Starved Rock trails still closed from storm damage

    UTICA – A majority of the 13-mile trail system at Starved Rock State Park in northern Illinois remains closed because of significant storm d ...

    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote

    WASHINGTON – Racing to adjourn for the summer, the Senate scheduled major votes Tuesday on proposals to keep federal highway funds flowing a ...

    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Chip

    Meet Chip. Chip is a 5-year-old white and brown Jack Russell terrier mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. Chip wa ...

    July 29, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Week in Photos - July 19-25

    DeKalb county's week in photos for July 19-25, 2014 as taken by Daily Chronicle photographers. ...

    July 29, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • 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 29, 2014 - 12:32 pm
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  • Chef Debi: Fresh spices bring out best in plums

    I love this time of year, when all the fresh fruit is so abundant. One of my favorite fruits is the plum. At 30 calories each, they are a great health ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • 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

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