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  • Information sought about suspect passing counterfeit $100 bills

    MALTA – Police are seeking information about a woman who used a counterfeit $100 bill at Hickey’s gas station in Malta.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Man makes threat with knife outside Sandwich restaurant, grabs for officer's gun

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man who police said threatened another man with a knife and then tried to take an officer’s gun was being held Monday at the DeK ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Cortland man killed while working for Kane County Department of Transportation

    DeKALB – A Cortland man who worked for the Kane County Department of Transportation was killed Thursday morning after being struck by a vehicle while ...
    May 22, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • 2 DeKalb men face drug charges after fleeing police

    SYCAMORE – Police said a DeKalb man led them on a chase that ended inside a Jewel grocery store, as his friend was being stopped down the road with al ...
    May 20, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Trial set for woman accused in DeKalb child’s homicide

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman, who was charged with murder in the death of a 15-month-old boy who bit her in 2014, plans to take her case to a jury in Sep ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Man faces arson, burglary charges in DeKalb break-in

    DeKALB – A 25-year-old man is facing felony charges after police say he broke into a friend's downtown apartment, destroyed her property and started a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Charles Ridulph: Schmack promised to drop charges against McCullough

    SYCAMORE – The brother of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl murdered in 1957 has added to his request to have a special prosecutor appointed in the recently ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Lawyer for disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow seeks dismissal of charges

    WAUKEGAN – A Lake County judge says he will rule next month on a motion to dismiss criminal charges against the widow a suburban Chicago police office ...
    May 17, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Lindenwood man charged with drunken driving after rollover crash

    ESMOND – A 34-year-old Lindenwood faces a drunken-driving charge after a single-vehicle rollover crash near Esmond on Thursday.
    May 13, 2016 - 1:29 pm
  • Jury finds Genoa man not guilty of sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A jury Thursday found a 41-year-old Genoa man accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl not guilty on all counts.
    May 12, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Sycamore resource officers report 84 documented incidents this year

    SYCAMORE – Officers tasked with patrolling Sycamore School District 427 hallways will leave this school year with mostly minor incidents to report.
    May 12, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • No criminal charges against DeKalb County jail staff in overdose death

    SYCAMORE – An investigation by the Illinois State Police into the heroin overdose death of an inmate at the DeKalb County jail found a single instance ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Jury seated in Genoa man's predatory criminal sexual assault trial

    SYCAMORE – A jury was seated Tuesday afternoon in the trial of a 41-year-old Genoa man accused of predatory criminal sexual assault involving a 4-year ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Sycamore man faces charges after ‘road rage’ incident

    SYCAMORE – A 44-year-old man faces criminal charges after a road rage incident Friday night on Peace Road.
    May 9, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Bond set for Shabbona man accused of robbing Casey’s

    SYCAMORE – A judge set bond Friday for a Shabbona man police said stole the cash register from a Shabbona convenience store, then called the police to ...
    May 6, 2016 - 11:48 pm
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