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Crime and Courts

  • Notice sent to Gwendolyn Brooks parents over aggravated battery arrest

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was charged with aggravated battery and reckless driving for allegedly hitting a woman with a car and battering her about 6 a.m. ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Police: Boyfriend cut with scissors, maced by woman

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman who was charged with aggravated domestic battery after she cut her boyfriend with scissors was released Thursday on $300 bail.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Southeast Elementary custodian faces sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A 51-year-old Sycamore man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl at his home has been placed on leave from his custodial job at Sou ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • DeKalb mother jailed after hitting daughter with belt

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman remained in custody Wednesday after police say she beat her child with a leather belt.
    April 22, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Sandwich man charged with sexual assault

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man charged with criminal sexual abuse was released on $500 bail Friday.Nichol ...
    April 21, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Sycamore man charged after attack on family member

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man who police say called them to tell them he had beaten up his stepfather remained in DeKalb County jail Tuesday.
    April 21, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Andrew Rifkin's lawyer wants statements suppressed

    SYCAMORE – The lawyer for a former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student said statements his client mad ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Bond reduced for DeKalb woman charged with aggravated robbery

    SYCAMORE– A judge agreed Friday to reduce bond for a DeKalb woman who was arrested on charges on aggravated robbery.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Sycamore woman arrested again after police say she tried to stab son with drill

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman was held in DeKalb County jail without bond Tuesday after police say she tried to stab her son in the neck with a cordless ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Earlville man charged with selling cocaine to police

    SYCAMORE – A 34-year-old Earlville man was being held Monday in DeKalb County Jail on $200,000 bond after police say he sold cocaine to undercover off ...
    April 13, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • False police reports land Sycamore woman in jail

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman was charged with disorderly conduct after making two false reports to Sycamore police in less than two hours, according to ...
    April 8, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • DeKalb man faces drug charges after police search home

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who police said tried to scatter a bag of cocaine to the wind while they were arresting him has been released on $5,000 bail.
    April 8, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • DeKalb man faces cyberstalking charge for threatening NIU student

    SYCAMORE – A 24-year-old DeKalb man faces charges of cyberstalking for allegedly threatening to rape a Northern Illinois University student he met thr ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Sycamore hit-and-run suspect surrenders

    SYCAMORE – A man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run that left a Cortland man in critical condition has turned himself in, Sycamore police said Mo ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • After chase, police nab fleeing motorcyclist

    DeKALB – A Rockford man was arrested Thursday night after he tried to elude police.Curtis J. Barrett ...
    April 3, 2015 - 11:38 pm
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