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  • Officials find ‘nauseating’ smell, deteriorated conditions in downtown DeKalb building

    DeKALB – The smell is nauseating inside the vacant building at 112-118 E. Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, and the structure has deteriorated beyon ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Hillary Clinton email disclosure slowed by security concerns

    WASHINGTON – The State Department released fewer than expected numbers of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Friday, saying its process was slowed becaus ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates

    WASHINGTON – More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant mo ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.
    July 31, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • Spare parts arrive in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Brian Gregory and Giovanni Serra drove about 145 miles round-trip to Joliet on Thursday, but it will pay off it spades.
    July 31, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Jeb Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

    ORLANDO, Florida – Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and Africa ...
    July 30, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • Health law's nonprofit insurance co-ops awash in red ink

    WASHINGTON – Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corpor ...
    July 30, 2015 - 1:12 pm
  • GOP presses Planned Parenthood aid ban, faces long odds

    WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans pressed their fight Wednesday to bar federal aid to Planned Parenthood, but likely opposition from at least one GOP se ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Mike Huckabee criticizes Iran deal as being similar to Holocaust

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is likening the agreement on an Iranian nuclear deal to "marching the Israelis to the doo ...
    July 27, 2015 - 9:05 am
  • Government meetings for the week of July 13

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb and Sycamore navigate boundary agreements

    DeKALB – Officials with the city of DeKalb are in talks with their counterparts in Sycamore about an intergovernmental boundary line agreement that al ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • 2016 Republicans use Donald Trump, TV to make debate cut

    AMES, Iowa – Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a ...
    July 26, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • Lawmakers seek federal flood relief for farmers

    CHICAGO – Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation are asking President Barack Obama to approve federal disaster relief for farmers hit by severe ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Consumer groups questions lax Illinois laws on ATV safety

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has some of the least-restrictive laws regulating all-terrain vehicles, and enthusiasts and consumer advocates are divided abou ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Hillary Clinton to testify before Benghazi panel in October

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Oct. 22 before the House committee investigating the deaths of four Americans in the 2012 attacks in ...
    July 25, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you want to happen to the vacant building at First Street and Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb?
    Rehab it
    Knock it down and build new
    Whatever brings new business there quickest