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  • A front-page story in the Feb. 21 edition of the Daily Chronicle about college students who are parents incorrectly stated Tasha Smith’s age. She is 2 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Sycamore teen advocating against abusive relationships

    SYCAMORE – Katie Rajterowski looked out her window shortly after midnight one night last summer and her heart sank.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • DeKalb teen in intensive care awaits date for open-heart surgery

    DeKALB – Christopher Canaday has spent the past three weeks at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, but he’s making the best of it, havin ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Sycamore sports clubs can solicit ball-field ads

    SYCAMORE – Advertisements will begin popping up in the outfields this summer that officials hope will raise awareness of local businesses and money fo ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Feb. 28 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 ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • ‘Jihadi John’ revealed

    LONDON – The unmasking of Islamic State militant “Jihadi John” as a Londoner who had repeatedly been questioned by security services sent shock waves ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Ex-Gov. Pat Quinn pushes consumer rights, blasts Bruce Rauner's budget

    CHICAGO – Former Gov. Pat Quinn says pushing consumer rights and organizing are in his immediate future during his first public appearance since leavi ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • DeKalb man gets prison for sexual abuse

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who admitted to sexually assaulting a young family member in July 2014 is serving six years in prison.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Dr. Seuss characters come to life at North Elementary in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Jaden Brower approached the Cat in the Hat on Friday and introduced herself as his biggest fan.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed costs for lavish office decor

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style o ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

    LOS ANGELES – Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spoc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • What color is the dress?

    It's the dress that's beating the Internet black and blue. Or should that be gold and white?Friends ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • UK spies face questions about failure to stop 'Jihadi John'

    LONDON – Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that Britain's intelligence services do a good job and make "incredibly difficult judgments," after ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • 8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

    TYRONE, Mo. – A gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an overnight house-to-house rampage in a small Missouri town before apparen ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Child screening offered in Somonauk

    Somonauk School District 432 will offer free screenings to children ages 3 to 5 that reside in the Somonauk School District. Parents are urged to take ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
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