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  • Biden, Christie in Illinois for governor’s race

    CHICAGO – The closely watched race for Illinois governor got a high-profile boost Monday with Vice President Joe Biden fundraising for Gov. Pat Quinn ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

    CHICAGO – Taxicab companies and others seeking statewide regulation of the emerging ridesharing industry pushed for a legislative override Monday afte ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Police: Man beaten with tire iron by four 18-year-old DeKalb men

    DeKALB – Four 18-year-old DeKalb men were being held Monday on multiple charges after punching and beating a fifth person with a tire iron in an early ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Two men held on charges of selling cocaine near Sandwich High School

    SANDWICH – Two Sandwich men are due in court Tuesday on allegations they sold cocaine near Sandwich High School, court records show.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • DeKalb City Council bans smoking on patios

    DeKALB – Public patios in DeKalb will be smoke free under changes to city law DeKalb aldermen approved Monday, although not all aldermen support the b ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • California earthquake cleanup shouldn’t deter tourists

    NAPA, Calif. – Businesses in California’s wine capital Monday mopped up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages, swept glass from ghostly downtown ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:38 am
  • Mimicking airlines, hotels get fee-happy

    NEW YORK – Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, “Are we there yet?” The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hot ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Correction

    A story about people wanted in connection with a DeKalb police drug investigation that appeared on page A4 of Friday’s Daily Chronicle, as well as a c ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    NEW YORK – Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Tenants of condemned Edgebrook Manor finding homes

    DeKALB – Jordan Lanum felt relieved Monday knowing he wouldn’t be homeless when he started classes at Northern Illinois University.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Mourners urge black Americans to speak up

    ST. LOUIS – The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown – recalling him as a “gentle giant,” aspiring rapper and recent high scho ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Return to the roost: More 25- to 34-year-olds move back in with parents

    SYCAMORE – Since 21-year-old Jake Olson can’t afford to live on his own as he used to, he has moved back in with his parents in Sycamore.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Health-care fears loom large in gay marriage cases

    INDIANAPOLIS – When Niki Quasney felt a piercing pain in her ribcage in March, the oncologist treating her advanced ovarian cancer told her to get to ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • DeKalb firefighters respond to car fire in shopping center parking lot

    DeKALB – DeKalb firefighters doused a Pontiac Grand Prix that caught fire about 11 a.m. today in the Big Lots parking lot at 1700 Sycamore Road in DeK ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia

    FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — An enraged soldier barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia Army base, threw objects around the office and then fatally sho ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:30 pm
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