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  • Maynards find support from community, firefighters after fire destroyed home

    GENOA – Leaving their burnt home Thanksgiving, members of the Maynard family thought that all they could cling to was each other.
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Face Time with ... Mat Emken

    DeKALB – Mat Emken was used to wearing steel-toed boots and a worn baseball hat to work, so it took a couple of years to adjust to the dress pants and ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • 8-year-old boy donates hair to Locks of Love

    Tristan Swenson, 8, has been called a girl many times over the past two years. But he never let that stop him from his goal: to donate his hair to Loc ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Genoa considers TIF district downtown

    By Daria Sokolova - dsokolova@shawmedia.comCity of Genoa officials are looking to use tax increment ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Some seats without candidates on last day to file

    DeKalb – With today the last day of the filing period for the April 7 election, some races are shaping up to be competitive while others have yet to g ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Dec. 22 police reports

    DeKalb city Amanda N. Smith, 22, of the 1100 block of South Cross Street, Sycamore, was charged Tues ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Government meetings

    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 ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Raising Illinois juror pay, reducing juries gets mixed reviews

    CHICAGO – A newly signed law that will more than double what Illinois jurors are paid while reducing the size of civil case juries is earning mixed re ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history

    NEW YORK – The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government a ...
    NEW: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Woman killed in crash north of Sandwich

    SANDWICH – A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Pratt and Sandwich roads Saturday morning killed a Sandwich woman and left a child seriously inj ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Burying the dead after Pakistan’s school massacre

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – One of the gravediggers at Peshawar’s largest graveyard has a rule: He never cries when he buries the dead. He’s a professional, ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Immigrants build document trails to remain in US

    SAN DIEGO – Electricity bills. Speeding tickets. Dentist records. Money order receipts.The search fo ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • 5 things to know about year-end tax breaks

    WASHINGTON – In an almost annual ritual, Congress has passed a last-minute package of temporary tax breaks, sparing millions of businesses and individ ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death

    NEW YORK – A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushe ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • U.S. sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo

    WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U. ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
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