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  • Mexican town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

    PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico – While authorities investigate what set off a deadly shooting at an electronic music festival event, residents said it came ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year

    SALT LAKE CITY – Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mount ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as U.S. makes transition

    DAVOS, Switzerland – Communist China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm.Pres ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:06 pm
  • Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter

    WASHINGTON – The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:03 pm
  • Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK's son

    NEW YORK – Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil-rights leader and collea ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82

    HOUSTON – Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Clinton Rosette requests approval of proposed ventilation project by D-428

    DeKALB – Based on the recommendations of an air-quality study conducted last year, Clinton Rosette Middle School administrators are asking DeKalb Scho ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • New director take reins at DeKalb Public Library

    DeKALB – A veteran librarian with experience at libraries large and small has taken the top job at the DeKalb Public Library.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:42 pm
  • NIU students use holiday to teach children about Martin Luther King Jr.

    DeKALB – While coloring a picture of Martin Luther King Jr. at the DeKalb Public Library, K’Sai Lancaster, 11, recited a quote from the historic civil ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Tickets to DeKalb-Sycamore game on sale

    DeKALB – The annual fundraising event to benefit DeKalb and Sycamore high school sports booster clubs is scheduled to wrap up when the Barbs and Spart ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:37 pm
  • Photos: NIU's Black Male Initiative has a diversity conversation at the DeKalb Public Library

    The Northern Illinois University student association group Black Male Initiative hosted a conversation about diversity inside the teen room at the DeK ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:12 pm
  • Nowhere left to run away to – the final days of the circus

    SARASOTA, Fla. – Goodbye to death-defying feats – daring young men (and women) on the flying trapeze, whip-wielding lion tamers, human cannonballs. Go ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump on Russia threat

    NEW YORK – The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, d ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:59 am
  • Correction

    The story about a consultant’s report about the Egyptian Theatre that appeared on page 4 of Saturday’s Daily Chronicle misstated how the city of DeKal ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • State wire briefs

    Chicago police officer fatally shoots fleeing gunmanCHICAGO – A police officer confronted by a fleei ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:56 am
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