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  • Hastert closes PAC, moves $10,000 to defense fund

    CHICAGO – Federal election records indicate that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed his political action committee and moved $10,000 ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

    BALMA, France – A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility wh ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Chicago preliminary budget estimate shows huge shortfall

    CHICAGO – A preliminary budget released by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shows a gaping budget shortfall for 2016 that could grow to $754 million and bey ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

    KABUL, Afghanistan – Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanistan. On Saturday, the T ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Firefighter died after being trapped in wind-fueled blaze

    ALTURAS, Calif. – A firefighter killed by a wildfire in Northern California was scouting the area when he became trapped by the wind-stoked blaze, off ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Video: Cardboard Boat Regatta at Hopkins Pool

    In this short video from Daily Chronicle reporter Brittany Keeperman, here are highlights from the Carboard Regatta held at Hopkins Pool in DeKalb.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Illinois lawmakers evade pressure to buckle on budget

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has entered its second month without a state budget, and there's no indication that summer's dog days will present any new oppo ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

    WASHINGTON – Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack t ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago

    WASHINGTON – After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than i ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Attorney: Blagojevich will ask for rehearing

    CHICAGO – Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel of three judges recently tossed fi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Zimbabwe to seek extradition of lion killer

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused intern ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Prophetstown man arrested, charged with third DUI

    SYCAMORE – A Prophetstown man was charged with driving under the influence for a third time early Friday after police said he was swerving between lan ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Special Olympics event generates nearly $6K

    SYCAMORE – Fifteen minutes into a benefit lunch at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore, and already Mary Reynolds’ daughter had slipped away with a friend, an ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Clinton calls for the Cuba embargo end

    MIAMI – Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GO ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:40 pm
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