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  • League of Women Voters to host state budget discussion

    DeKALB – The League of Women Voters will host a public interest meeting featuring a discussion on the state budget.
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Write-in candidates join races in DeKalb County

    Some local municipalities that were short of candidates for the April elections will now see contested races with multiple write-in candidates seeking ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • After years of declining revenue, United hits the thrusters

    DALLAS – United Airlines, which lost the distinction of being the world’s biggest carrier after shrinking for several years, plans to regain lost grou ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Pressure on GOP to revamp health law grows, along with rifts

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared Monday that "Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated." Yet the opposite has long been painfu ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • 911 call: Bar shooting suspect said he'd killed 'Iranians'

    OLATHE, Kan. – A bartender at the restaurant where a man was arrested last week for an apparently racially motivated bar shooting of two Indian men to ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to Congress

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core econom ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Illinois town in Trump territory backs detained immigrant

    WEST FRANKFORT – A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump has rallied behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn’t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb City Council approves Cornerstone rezoning

    DeKALB – Rezoning to allow construction of a $7.5 million downtown redevelopment project on First Street and Lincoln Highway, called the Cornerstone D ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Kingston man accused of raping 2 girls wants separate trials

    SYCAMORE – A Kingston man accused of raping two girls at a 2016 party wants to have the cases against him tried separately and doesn’t want prosecutor ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Jewish centers cope with bomb threats; graves vandalized

    Jewish centers and schools across the nation coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia began raising money to repair ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • House Intel chair Devin Nunes: Trump-Russia ties can't become a witch hunt

    WASHINGTON – House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes said Monday that Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:59 pm
  • White House: Trump budget will hike defense spending by $54 billion

    WASHINGTON – The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and impose ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week from Feb. 19 - Feb. 25

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • George W. Bush on President Trump and Russia: "We all need answers"

    WASHINGTON – Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 8:24 am
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