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  • Facebook helps DeKalb police catch burglary suspect

    DeKALB – When Israel Valenzuela-Piedra saw an incriminating photo of himself carrying items from Wal-Mart on DeKalb police’s Facebook page, ...

    July 22, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Waterman driver ticketed in crash with train

    SHABBONA — A Waterman woman and her 10-month-old baby were taken to Kishwaukee Hospital as a precautionary measure Tuesday she accidentally ...

    July 22, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Gazpacho: From grad-school standby to cool summer staple

    Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the olde ...

    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

    JERUSALEM – Offering the first glimmer of hope for a Gaza cease-fire, the United States on Wednesday said negotiations to broker a truce bet ...

    NEW: July 23, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Q&A with former Bears DL Steve McMichael, 1985 Super Bowl champ

    Former Bears defensive lineman and 1985 Super Bowl champion Steve “Mongo” McMichael came to Lake in the Hills on Monday for an event to rais ...

    July 22, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Chargers cut NIU grad English

    SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Chargers have released outside linebacker Northern Illinois University graduate Larry English, a former first-roun ...

    July 22, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Chicken salad sampler: Find a cool new favorite

    What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the ...

    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Rizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres 6-0

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, le ...

    July 22, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

    KHARKIV, Ukraine – A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, ...

    July 22, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Gypsy

    Meet Gypsy. Gypsy is a 2-year-old black and orange domestic shorthair mix available for adoption at TAILS Humane Society in DeKalb. She wa ...

    July 21, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Week in Photos - July 12-18

    DeKalb county's week in photos for July 12-18 as taken by Daily Chronicle photographers. ...

    July 21, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Crime Mugs, July 2014

    A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the state’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reas ...

    July 21, 2014 - 12:05 pm
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  • Chicken salad sampler: Find a cool new favorite

    What color is your chicken salad? The option-happy dish enjoys year-round rotation but seems to come into its own in warm weather. With the right comb ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gazpacho: From grad-school standby to cool summer staple

    Gazpachos are the most refreshing way I can think of to celebrate seasonal vegetables. The story goes that the gazpacho, said to be the oldest known c ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Always cool, and now creamy

    The best cooking is born of necessity. At least that’s the case in my house. My favorite recipes always happen when I’m forced to react to a glut of s ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 10 fresh ways to use fresh blueberries

    There are muffins, of course. And pancakes. And the obligatory fruit salad. But then what? After all the usual suspects, how do you handle a seasonal ...
    July 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Oh, bacon!

    Oh, bacon.It's the essence of breakfast.The smell alone makes you starving.Whether you pan-fry the o ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bulk up classic BLT

    In terms of flavor and texture, it’s hard to beat a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich, reportedly one of the most popular sandwiches in America. Trou ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • A summer primer to grilling backyard barbecue ribs

    It was one of those culinary epiphanies. I realized you rarely get great barbecued ribs from a restaurant. They have to come from backyards.
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grilling an impressive way to cook cauliflower

    Last summer, the hip way to handle cauliflower was to treat it like a steak.It was a trick that star ...
    July 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

    Meet Tammy. Boy, is she a mess. Angry, profane and aggressive, then suddenly shy and sweet. Sometimes she's funny, sometimes totally not. She can't fi ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • ‘Earth to Echo’ is a movie you wish you had seen when you were a kid

    First-time feature director Dave Green and first-time feature screenwriter Henry Gayden have a few things in common. They created the six-episode TV s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:26 am

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