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  • Training academy cooperating in probe of Chicago schools

    CHICAGO – A former employer of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s hand-picked chief of Chicago schools – a company that was awarded a no-bid contract of up to $20.5 ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Community potluck to be held to discuss police, community relations

    DeKALB – The Third Beloved Community Potluck Dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. April 19 at the Newman Catholic Center, 512 Normal Road, DeKalb.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • After film, panel discusses sexual assault on local campuses

    A panel including college faculty, a police officer and college students talked about sexual assault at Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee Co ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Community potluck to be held to discuss police, community relations

    DeKALB – The Third Beloved Community Potluck Dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. April 19 at the Newman Catholic Center, 512 Normal Road, DeKalb.
    April 16, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb Planning and Zoning Commission votes against cell tower plan

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended the City Council deny a Wheaton company’s proposal to build a 140-foot cellular com ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Schock campaign paid big for gifts, travel in last months

    WASHINGTON – A new report shows former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s campaign spent big on donor gifts and travel in the months before he resigned amid que ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Obama could ease many Iranian sanctions without Congress

    WASHINGTON – Even if Congress rejects his final Iranian nuclear deal, President Barack Obama could use his executive pen to offer Tehran a hefty porti ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Latest DeKalb County Jail proposal calls for expanding facility without new taxes

    SYCAMORE – The latest iteration of an expansion plan for the DeKalb County Jail could begin in 2016 without any tax increases, County Administrator Ga ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Illinois restores $97 million of school funding cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Nearly 600 of the 800 Illinois school districts will have $97 million in state funding restored after a budget deal brokered last month ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • 'We survived': Week after tornado, Fairdale community relief efforts continue

    FAIRDALE – Downed traffic signs, pieces of insulation, mattresses and other household items remain strewn across the streets of Fairdale, a small comm ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:48 am
  • House approves pumpkin as Illinois' official state pie

    SPRINGFIELD – Pumpkin pie could be the new official state pie of Illinois.The Illinois House approve ...
    April 16, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Video: Fairdale, one week after the tornado

    A week after a tornado hit Fairdale, Daily Chronicle reporter Daria Sokolova captured this video from the recovery efforts.
    April 16, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • Video: Advice for Fairdale residents from a Washington resident

    Miles Walsh, a volunteer from Washington, Ill. shares his story of loss and advice for Fairdale residents after going through the same thing 18 months ...
    April 16, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • New Kansas welfare rules say poor can't spend on concerts, tattoos, lingerie

    TOPEKA, Kan. – A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic ...
    April 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm
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