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  • Reward offered to find turtle, or a mate

    A cash reward is now being offered for finding the Blanding's turtle that was being tracked by Northern Illinois University and the Forest Preserve Co ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:47 pm
  • Photos: Lego Building at DeKalb Library

    The Rockford Discovery Center Museum taught a lego gears program at the DeKalb Public Library on Monday, July 27, 2015.
    July 27, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • More Illinois residents feel pain as budget impasse drags on

    CHICAGO – As she drops off her 4-year-old son at a Chicago daycare to head for a job she loves, Stacy Rutledge wonders how she'll keep doing it once s ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman w ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • 2 jailed after home invasion attack

    SYCAMORE –A DeKalb man and woman who police say were among a group that forced their way into a DeKalb apartment, dragged out one of its occupants an ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Mike Huckabee criticizes Iran deal as being similar to Holocaust

    WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is likening the agreement on an Iranian nuclear deal to "marching the Israelis to the doo ...
    July 27, 2015 - 9:05 am
  • Obama chides 2016 GOP candidates for 'ridiculous,' 'sad' remarks

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on ...
    July 27, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Government meetings for the week of July 13

    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 ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Texas county where inmate died has history of racial tension

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – In the searing 100-degree Texas heat, Sylvester Nunn uses three worn beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in th ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Government meetings July 26-30

    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 ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Obama: Kenya at ‘crossroads’

    NAIROBI, Kenya – Declaring Kenya at a “crossroads” between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father’s birt ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Budget impasse may mean no free ACT tests

    SPRINGFIELD – Nervousness about college entrance tests is acute enough as it is, but questions about whether the state can pay for those exams amid Il ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Police in Round Lake ask leaders to buy cameras

    ROUND LAKE – Members of the Village Board in the Chicago suburb of Round Lake are considering a request from the police department to buy 15 body came ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Data show drop in Illinois prisoners but still overcrowded

    SPRINGFIELD – New state data show that the number of people incarcerated in Illinois prisons has fallen in recent years but the state’s facilities rem ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Lawmaker pay, a firestorm for years, lit again

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois government by the numbers: 27 days into a new fiscal year, the state has no budget, a deficit of up to $4 billion and Republica ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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