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  • Kish hospitals earn March of Dimes accolades

    KishHealth System’s Kishwaukee and Valley West hospitals have been recognized for reducing the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries p ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • End of an era: After 60 years, Duy’s Shoes to close Sandwich location

    SANDWICH – Sixth-generation Somonauk resident Jan Whiteaker went shopping for sales last week for the last time at Duy’s Shoes and Sportswear, 101 S. ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • New year with new goals

    As we enter the heart of the holiday season and the year 2014 comes to a close, take this opportunity to evaluate your accomplishments of the past yea ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting

    MILWAUKEE – A white Milwaukee police officer fired after killing a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the top county prosecu ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Dec. 22 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • DeKalb police: Chicago man had heroin near Welsh Park

    DeKALB – Austin K. Pickens figured he could make at least $1,200 selling about 12 grams of heroin, but his plans were thwarted after DeKalb police fou ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • United Nations Security Council takes up N. Korea’s human rights

    UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council took up the issue of North Korea’s bleak human rights situation for the first time Monday, a groundbreaking ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • North Korea Internet outage in wake of Sony attack over

    WASHINGTON – North Korea experienced sweeping Internet outages for hours before coming back online late Monday. One computer expert said the country's ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Authorities: DeKalb murder suspect bit officer

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman accused of killing a 15-month-old boy allegedly bit a sheriff’s officer while in jail on the pending murder charge.
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Fundraising effort underway for Sandwich crash victims

    SANDWICH – A fundraising effort has collected more than $1,100 for the family of Rachel Stehlin, who died Saturday in a crash that seriously injured h ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • British singer Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer

    NEW YORK – Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of “With a Little Help From My Friends,” the teary ballad “You Are ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Corrections

    • A story on page A4 of Friday’s Daily Chronicle about the effort to restore a 1923 Stutz fire engine owned by the Sycamore Fire Department misspelled ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Cuba says it has a right to grant asylum to US fugitives

    HAVANA – Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. fugitives, the clearest sign yet that the communist government has no intention ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Battered New York mayor calls for temporary protest halt

    NEW YORK – As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening ri ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb County-area municipal election contests take shape

    DeKALB – Two DeKalb aldermanic races without incumbents have each attracted three candidates, although that could change by the April election.
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:31 pm
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