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  • Scammers pose danger

    DeKALB – When Susan Metcalf received an early-morning call warning that the IRS had filed a lawsuit against her, she was scared.
    NEW: March 5, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Sharp rise in impoverished children

    DeKALB – The number of DeKalb County children living in poverty nearly tripled from 1999 to 2012, child advocates said in a report released Thursday.
    March 5, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Rear-end collision leaves one driver injured

    SYCAMORE – A woman sustained minor injuries after her vehicle was rear-ended Thursday at the intersection of Liberty Lane and Route 64, according to a ...
    March 5, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Gov. Rauner to appear in DeKalb on Friday

    DeKALB – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner will be in DeKalb on Friday to talk about his plans to give local people more control over government spending and ...
    March 5, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • D-428 officials move toward 1-to-1 tech plan

    DeKALB – As a teacher and a parent, Allison Vietmeier is worried about the potential for DeKalb-based District 428 to spend millions of dollars so it ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Sheriff’s car involved in crash in Belvidere

    SYCAMORE – For the second time in less than a month, a DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle transporting inmates has been involved in a traffic crash, Sher ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Laundromat prepares to open; family fun center will wait

    DeKALB – Banks of washing machines and dryers at the South 4th Street Mega-Grande Laundromat will be ready for their first spins by April.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • County sees e-waste recycling boom

    Thousands of pounds of waste have been recycled by county residents since last March, but it’s not the traditionally gross, grimy trash.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Partnership with arts group brings international acts to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Brazilian musician Paulo Padilha has traveled the world performing with his eponymous band, but he said he had never seen as much snow as he ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Lenten series continues at St. John

    Wednesday Evening Lenten services continue at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John (Missouri Synod) at 7 p.m. March 4.
    March 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Two men charged in DeKalb robbery

    DeKALB – Two men accused of robbing a third man of his cellphone and money outside a building at University Village Apartments in DeKalb had bond set ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Police: Man shot arrow at girlfriend

    DeKALB – A Sycamore man was being held in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday after police said he fired an arrow at his girlfriend and tried to choke her.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • DeKalb man jailed after attack with hammer

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man is being held without bond in DeKalb County Jail after police say he attacked a woman who lived with him with a hammer Sunday.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb man gets prison for sexual abuse

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who admitted to sexually assaulting a young family member in July 2014 is serving six years in prison.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • DeKalb man sentenced to prison in plea deal

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who was accused of videotaping an acquaintance while he raped her in March 2013 has been sentenced to 2∏ years in prison.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Police: Man planned to sell heroin in Genoa

    DeKALB – A Rockford man who police say planned to sell 10 bags of heroin in Genoa is scheduled to appear in DeKalb County Court on drug conspiracy cha ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Cortland woman bites son, attacks dog, goes to jail

    DeKALB – A Cortland woman remained in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday, a day after police said she choked her dog and bit her son in a fit of rage.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Judge: Nicholle Martinez’s statements fair game in DeKalb stabbing case

    SYCAMORE – Nicholle Martinez’s statement that she thought she should see an attorney during a police interview wasn’t enough for DeKalb County Presidi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • NIU hazing cases continued to April 23

    SYCAMORE – The case against several men accused of hazing in connection with the death of Northern Illinois University freshman David Bogenberger was ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Dialing down distracted driving

    Dialing up a BFF also has dialed up several warnings and citations for drivers in the past year, as a result of the new state law that went into effec ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:54 pm

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