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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • County clerk’s office sending out voter cards

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk’s Office is sending out new voter information cards to voters who will have a new precinct number and/or polling pl ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • State of the City address to be held in DeKalb

    DeKALB – The mayor will deliver a State of the City presentation Monday at the DeKalb City Council’s Committee of the Whole meeting. 
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Dem hopeful plans virtual stop in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will make a virtual campaign stop in DeKalb on Wednesday. The Vermont senator, making his Whit ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Beloved Community dinner set for Sunday

    The sixth Beloved Community Potluck Dinner will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Center for Black Studies, 621 W. Lincoln Highway. ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • July 27 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 ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:29 pm
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