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  • New go-to career for New England’s young: Farming

    CRANSTON, R.I. – Farming is hip in New England.Across the region, young people are choosing crops ov ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-o ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

    WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

    CHILMARK, Mass. – President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors. But his two-week break on the resort isl ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Vegas' storied Sahara casino reborn, transformed

    LAS VEGAS – The Moroccan-themed Sahara casino that once hosted Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and the Beatles seemed a lost cause in 2011, when its owners ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Oklahoma officer accused in 6 sexual assaults

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City police officer is accused of sexually assaulting black women while he should have been patrolling the city — sometime ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Resurfacing work on Peace Road begins Monday

    SYCAMORE – Drivers might want to avoid a stretch along Peace Road on Monday as construction crews begin work on a resurfacing project.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Rauner dealt double blows over Illinois ballot

    SPRINGFIELD – Illlinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner suffered a double blow Friday with the approval of a Nov. 4 ballot that does n ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Firefighters collect funds for MDA

    SYCAMORE – Few people stopped at the intersection of Somonauk and Elm streets in Sycamore on Friday without donating at least some spare change to Syc ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Report: State agency broke hiring rules for years

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation circumvented rules devised to keep politics out of state jobs and improperly hired more than 2 ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Election judges sought for November vote

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder’s office is seeking people to serve as election judges for the Nov. 4 general election.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Unions want expedited ruling in pensions suit

    SPRINGFIELD – A coalition of labor unions and state retirees is asking a judge for an expedited ruling in a case challenging the constitutionality of ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Tyler Elementary School overhaul among summer projects in DeKalb School District 428

    DeKALB – When principal Andria Mitchell first walked around and felt the doors of newly renovated Tyler Elementary School in DeKalb, she cried.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Clarification

    A story about a DeKalb police investigation into drug activity that appeared on page A4 of Friday’s Daily Chronicle requires clarification. Although 1 ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Sycamore students take ‘ice bucket challenge’

    SYCAMORE – Southeast Elementary third-graders learned the importance of helping others while celebrating the end of the first week of school Friday.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:20 pm
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