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  • DeKalb single mom clings to dreams after apartment fire

    DeKALB – As she looked through the charred remains of her apartment the day after a fire ravaged it, Gladys Sanchez saw her dreams in the ashes.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner signs order aimed at helping veterans, minorities

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an executive order Monday he said is a first step toward reducing disproportionately high unemployment rates among ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Chicago man charged in hit-and-run that killed 2 pedestrians

    CHICAGO – Chicago police have arrested a 24-year-old Chicago man in a hit-and-run crash that killed two men as they crossed the street on the city's N ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Faith, community leaders gather in Atlanta to celebrate MLK

    ATLANTA – Playing the Rev. Martin Luther King was deeply emotional and a heavy burden to bear, actor David Oyelowo told a crowd gathered at Ebenezer B ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • New security measures to delay Illinois income tax returns

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois residents shouldn't expect speedy state income tax returns this year.The ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Pope's statement on climate change: 5 things to know

    NEW YORK – Pope Francis, who pledged on the day of his installation as pontiff to make the environment a priority, is drafting a highly anticipated en ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 9:29 am
  • Obama promised ‘Year of Action’ in 2014 address; did he deliver?

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a “Year of Action,” and he can claim credit for accomplishing sev ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Hezbollah holds funeral for member killed in strike in Syria

    BEIRUT – Thousands of Hezbollah supporters marched Monday behind the yellow-draped coffin of one of its most prominent fighters killed the day before ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 8:50 am
  • Another national campaign for McCain – to define his legacy

    WASHINGTON – Sen. John McCain is waging another national campaign – this time, to define his legacy.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • DeKalb County marks MLK Jr. Day

    Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Monument on Aug. 28, 1963, for his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, but that vision of equalit ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • DeKalb-Sycamore co-op boys swim team helps Pace athletes prepare for meet

    DEKALB – Lisa Steinbis waited at the end of her lane, ready to kick off and swim to the other side of the pool.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Scholarships available for area high school students

    DeKalb County high school students and graduates are eligible for four college scholarships through The National Bank and Trust of Sycamore.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Sauk Valley Bridal Fair slated for Feb. 8

    DIXON – Sauk Valley Media and Seno Formal Wear are hosting their annual Sauk Valley Bridal Fair from noon to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8. The bridal fair is desi ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Driver services facilities, offices to be closed today

    All driver services facilities and offices will be closed today in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and will reopen Tuesday.
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:55 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 ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:55 pm
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