Fair
62°FFairFull Forecast

Crime and Courts

  • Police say Genoa woman acted in self-defense in stabbing

    GENOA – A Genoa woman was trying get away from her husband, who had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the state’s legal limit for driving, when sh ...
    NEW: July 3, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Man faces up to five years in prison for 2012 attack on NIU student

    SYCAMORE – A 25-year-old Melrose Park man who attacked and tried to rape a Northern Illinois University student in 2012 was recommended Thursday for a ...
    July 2, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Judge again denies motion to suppress statements in stabbing case

    SYCAMORE – A judge again ruled that DeKalb Police acted appropriately when they questioned a Sycamore woman accused of attacking and trying to kill he ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Former NIU student faces probation in drug case

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old former Northern Illinois University student accused of dealing drugs from his dorm room in 2014 was sentenced Tuesday to time ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Suspect in Malta heroin overdose case seeks jury trial

    SYCAMORE – A Rockford man charged with drug-induced homicide connection with in the 2013 heroin overdose death of a Malta man could go before a jury i ...
    June 30, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Area residents face felony charges connected to possible gang violence

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb police arrested six people Friday and Saturday in connection with a fight that police say may have been gang-related.
    June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Waterman man charged with street racing, DUI

    SYCAMORE – Two men were taken to the hospital Sunday after a crash in which police say at least one driver was street racing while intoxicated.
    June 29, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • June 28 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 ...
    June 28, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • DeKalb woman charged after crash sends 2 to hospital

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman faces charges in connection with a car crash that sent two people to Kishwaukee Hospital on Friday, according to a news releas ...
    June 28, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Former DeKalb-Sycamore swim coach gets probation in sex abuse case

    SYCAMORE – A former DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim coach will spend the next 30 months on probation and be required to register as a sex offender for havi ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooter's wife says McHenry County jail violated contact order

    WOODSTOCK – A day after sentencing Scott B. Peters to what amounts to life in prison, a McHenry County judge apologized to his wife because the jail s ...
    June 26, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Domestic battery charges file against Genoa man

    SYCAMORE – A Genoa man faces domestic battery charges after an incident where police say he hit his son-in-law in the neck with a hammer Wednesday, po ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of carrying pills, biting bouncer

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police on Sunday arrested a man they say bit a bouncer at a downtown bar and was unlawfully in possession of prescription painkill ...
    June 22, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Police seek information in fatal Somonauk crash

    SOMONAUK – DeKalb County authorities are asking the public for information about a fatal crash that happened June 13.
    June 19, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • 3 DeKalb men face drug charges after bust

    SYCAMORE – Three DeKalb men face drug charges after police said they found more than four pounds of marijuana in the men’s home Wednesday.
    June 19, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Reader Poll

    Will you attend a fireworks display this weekend?
    Yes
    No