DeKalb, Illinois news
New pathways with a mind to pedestrian and bicyclist safety will soon go up around the city of DeKalb and near DeKalb High School, thanks to a recent DeKalb City Council vote.
Three people are facing criminal charges after police say they attacked a man in the parking lot of Clinton Rosette Middle School, and attempted to steal his wallet.
More than half of Sycamore’s population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, while the more populous city of DeKalb’s inoculation rate is about 40%, according to the latest available state data. New data obtained by the Daily Chronicle paints a more detailed picture of who’s vaccinated where, and how local leaders are using that data in ongoing pandemic responses.
The National Weather Service is forecasting isolated severe thunderstorms late overnight on Wednesday, with the potential for a derecho storm to occur.
“Change has to be made, and it has to happen now,” Fleming said. “We need to have more heart-to-heart conversations like this to discuss and plan.”
A neighborhood group in Annie Glidden North is inviting the public to join them tonight, Tuesday, July 27 at 6 p.m. in Welsh Park to hear updates related to housing, plans for a grocery store, transportation and neighborhood safety and security.
“We’ve had quite a hard life, and we’re looking forward to having a home of our own,” Harris said. “We’re already thinking about decorations and what we want where in the house.”
As local leaders remain tight-lipped on specifics, DeKalb city officials gave the go-ahead Monday for zoning amendments to accommodate an unknown warehouse and distribution development dubbed “Project Barb.”
No arrests or reported injuries came from an incident involving gunfire in DeKalb over the weekend, said DeKalb Police Chief David Byrd.
Alexander Chavez is the 2021 winner of the Christopher Anderson Memorial Scholarship.