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  • Palestinians await Israeli outpost's evacuation

    SILWAD, West Bank – Maryam Abdel-Kareem gazed longingly onto the plot of West Bank land she inherited from her father. Once planted with tomatoes, cuc ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Fans mourn death of California's famous 'drive-thru' sequoia

    ARNOLD, Calif. – Joyce Brown was 12 when her parents first took her to visit the "drive-thru tree," a giant sequoia in California famous for a car-siz ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • DeKalb City Council OK's consultant for Public Works assessments

    DeKALB – The City Council approved the Public Works Department’s request for proposal to hire a consulting firm to help assess maintenance for city-ow ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Sycamore Fire Department receives grant for investigation equipment

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department received a $1,000 grant to buy fire investigation equipment through the Allstate Foundation 2016 Helping Hands ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Johnson Controls in Sycamore transitions to spin-off company

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore office for Johnson Controls is now part of the company’s spin-off entity called Adient that supplies automotive seating and in ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • Watson and Clemson dethrone top-ranked Alabama

    TAMPA, Fla. – College football's first national championship rematch was even better than the original, with an incredible twist at the end.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Sycamore couple plans to open home decorating store

    SYCAMORE – A home decorating and furniture store could fill a long-standing vacancy in downtown Sycamore.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Two face charges in DeKalb cocaine bust

    DeKALB – A man and woman face felony drug charges for trying to sell cocaine near the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Pritchard calls for public pressure as schools, agencies face more uncertainty with no state budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Members of Illinois’ 100th General Assembly will be sworn in Wednesday and tasked with a job that lawmakers have been unable to accompli ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner to take senior White House role

    NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump's influential son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior adviser, according to two peopl ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 1:16 pm
  • Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Orlando officer

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – A massive manhunt was underway Monday in the popular tourist destination of Orlando as authorities searched for a man accused of ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • U.S. had near-record heat, costly weather disasters in 2016

    WASHINGTON – With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record i ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:29 am
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Jan. 1 - Jan. 7

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Twitter suspends ex-pharma executive Martin Shkreli for harassment

    NEW YORK – Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli has been suspended from Twitter for harassing a journalist.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:16 am
  • Donald Trump battles Meryl Streep as Cabinet picks prepare for grilling

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are preparing to face public questioning over their business conflicts, their approach to Russia and oth ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 8:15 am
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