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  • Lincoln Park Zoo welcomes newborn gorilla

    CHICAGO – A western lowland gorilla was born this week at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo.Zoo officials a ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Annual report offers new clues about Buffett’s successor

    OMAHA, Neb. – Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he’s built as Berkshire Hathaway’s CEO over the past 50 years, but he’s also willing to admi ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Dems call GOP Homeland Security strategy a political blunder

    WASHINGTON – Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will h ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Mexican police capture top cartel capo 'La Tuta' Gomez

    MEXICO CITY – Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar carte ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Ex-Gov. Quinn pushes consumer rights, blasts Rauner's budget

    CHICAGO – Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn offered a preview Friday of his life after public office, delivering a speech on consumer rights to lawyers a ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Medical marijuana grower gives up 1 of 3 Illinois licenses

    CHICAGO – A medical marijuana grower is giving up at least one of its three Illinois permits after missing a deadline to pay state fees and submit pro ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • GOP contenders push for military action against ISIS

    OXON HILL, Md. – The Republican Party’s leading presidential contenders Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military a ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Democrats caught between Obama, Netanyahu on speech

    WASHINGTON – Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Lawmaker pays back cost of office decor

    WASHINGTON – Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style o ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Littlejohn students explore Africa’s culture

    DeKALB – Littlejohn Elementary fifth-graders Connor Lowe and Kayle Axelsen clapped their hands and chanted to the rhythm of African music along with d ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • A front-page story in the Feb. 21 edition of the Daily Chronicle about college students who are parents incorrectly stated Tasha Smith’s age. She is 2 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Sycamore teen advocating against abusive relationships

    SYCAMORE – Katie Rajterowski looked out her window shortly after midnight one night last summer and her heart sank.
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • DeKalb teen in intensive care awaits date for open-heart surgery

    DeKALB – Christopher Canaday has spent the past three weeks at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, but he’s making the best of it, havin ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Sycamore sports clubs can solicit ball-field ads

    SYCAMORE – Advertisements will begin popping up in the outfields this summer that officials hope will raise awareness of local businesses and money fo ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Feb. 28 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:50 pm
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