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  • Cardinal George's hat to be hung inside Holy Name

    CHICAGO – A centuries-old honor was planned Sunday for the late Cardinal Francis George.The ceremony ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Aurora Marine among 8 dead in Nepal helicopter crash

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says a U.S. Marine Corps combat photographer from Illinois made "the ultimate sacrifice" while helping t ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Police: 9 shooting victims were all members of rival biker gangs

    WACO, Texas – A shootout among rival motorcycle gangs at a popular Central Texas restaurant left nine bikers dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Amtrak may hit payout cap of $200 million in fatal crash

    WASHINGTON – For the first time, Amtrak could face a $200 million payout to train crash victims – the limit set by Congress. But that may be too low t ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Ill. among states to get heroin antidote into hands of public

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – At the front of a classroom, health worker Cheryll Moore demonstrates “the nod” – a jerk of the head forward and then quickly back – a ...
    May 18, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • States saying ‘no’ to cities seeking to regulate businesses

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something abo ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Government meetings May 18-21

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • DHS Interact Club hosts annual sleep-out for Shelter Box

    DeKALB – DeKalb High School senior Maggie Fellabaum and the rest of the Interact Club have been working on the Shelter Box sleep-out fundraiser throug ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • May 18 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 ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Kishwaukee College celebrates 2015 graduates

    MALTA – Kelly Finnigan, 27, wasn’t ready to go to college after she finished high school. But, after some encouragement from her fiancé, the DeKalb re ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • More than 100 runners participate in local Girls on the Run 5K

    DeKALB – Madison Jacob wore a tutu and colorful headband to match her fifth-grade teacher, Jami Thompson. The two had just completed the Girls on the ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • 'Unique' class of Sandwich High School graduates

    SANDWICH – High school seniors usually have a lot to handle before graduation: college decisions, finals and buying their cap and gown.
    May 17, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Crossed power lines cause outage in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – At 4:57 p.m. Sunday, the Sycamore Fire Department was notified of power lines smoking in the backyard of 421 Somonauk St. in Sycamore.
    May 17, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Indian Creek's top students speak at commencement

    SHABBONA – Ben Roberts stood on a riser as his 61 fellow classmates sang “Happy Birthday” to him. They had just taken a class picture for graduation d ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Genoa-Kingston seniors obtain 'blank slate' at graduation

    GENOA – Before Trevor Simmons gave his valedictorian speech to the Genoa-Kingston High School Class of 2015 Sunday, he tried to avoid reading what oth ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:08 pm
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