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  • Police: Sycamore couple tied up, repeatedly raped woman

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man out on bond for failing to register as a sex offender and his girlfriend remained in jail Tuesday after police said they tie ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:17 pm
  • 18 million people will lose their health insurance in one year if Obamacare is killed and not replaced, CBO says

    WASHINGTON – Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle mu ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Maine governor Paul LePage offers John Lewis an erroneous history lesson

    AUGUSTA, Maine – Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday offered an erroneous history lesson about racial segregation to a black Georgia congressman wh ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump

    NEW YORK – As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young b ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Markets cheer, EU wary as UK Prime Minister Theresa May signals 'clean Brexit'

    LONDON – Britain's future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It's so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:52 pm
  • 60-year-old gorilla named Colo, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • Photos: Community MLK Ecumenical Sevice

    Faith leaders and community members gathered to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Monday, January 1 ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Betsy DeVos to push for school choice amid opposition from unions

    WASHINGTON – Republican donor and school choice advocate Betsy DeVos says a one size-fits-all model of learning doesn't work and that she would promot ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • Police: 3 dead, 1 hurt following crash on Chicago expressway

    CHICAGO – Illinois State Police say three people have died following an early-morning crash on the Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Photos: Pictures of the Week Jan. 8 - Jan. 14

    The week in photographs from the Daily Chronicle, as seen by our photographers. ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Growing list of Democrats boycotting Trump inauguration

    WASHINGTON – More than 30 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, casting the Republican businessman as ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 8:57 am
  • NIU women’s basketball marks 60th season

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and DeKalb Mayor John Rey recently held a ribbon-cutting to congratulate Northern Illinois U ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Chamber welcomes The Copper Cow

    Members of the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce recently joined Sherri Robertson, owner of The Copper Cow Inc., and her friends, family and shoppers at ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb video arcade celebrates 32 years in business

    Star Worlds Arcade in DeKalb celebrated its 32nd anniversary of video game and pinball fun on Jan. 11.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
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