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  • DeKalb County Crime Stoppers seek tips about stolen electronics

    CORTLAND – Police are seeking information about electronic components used in studio-recording and DJ equipment that were stolen from a self-storage u ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Sycamore man found not guilty of sex abuse charges

    SYCAMORE – Larry Phillips walked out of DeKalb County Courthouse a free man for the first time in more than a year after jurors acquitted him Tuesday ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • DeKalb woman accused of murdering child found fit for trial

    SYCAMORE – The mother of John B. Hawks wiped tears from her eyes Wednesday morning as she watched her one-time friend formally deny she murdered the 1 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • DeKalb's Egyptian Theatre robbed over weekend

    DeKALB – The Egyptian Theatre was robbed over the weekend, but the damage won’t stop officials from hosting upcoming activities.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Police: Two men with weapon robbed NIU student

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police are investigating an off-campus armed robbery in which a laptop and cash were stolen from a student.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb couple accused of sexually assaulting a teen in Cortland

    SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb residents remained in DeKalb County Jail on Monday on allegations that they sexually assaulted a teenager in May, authorities sa ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Nov. 16 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 ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Police: Mother left crash scene drunk with kids in the car

    GENOA – A 28-year-old Rockford woman accused of driving drunk away from a crash with her three children in the car was released on her own recognizanc ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Tips sought on theft of silver bar in Fairdale

    FAIRDALE – Authorities are looking for additional information regarding a Fairdale burglary that happened sometime over the last several weeks.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • No injuries reported in Peace Road crash

    SYCAMORE – No injuries were reported in a crash that snarled traffic about 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on Peace Road south of Brickville Road.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Four-year prison sentence issued for DeKalb man in stalking case

    SYCAMORE – Sherry Carlson thinks prison is appropriate for the 73-year-old DeKalb man who was convicted of stalking her.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Police won't charge woman in service dog incident

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police have identified the woman who allegedly kicked a service dog last month but have decided not to charge he ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Police: Sycamore man had child porn

    SYCAMORE – A 33-year-old Northern Illinois University student remained in DeKalb County Jail today unable to post $50,000 bail on allegations he had c ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Charges filed in crash that critically injured Sycamore girl

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors have filed charges against a Sycamore teen who they allege was driving more than 100 mph before an Oct. 27 crash that severely ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with lying about attack

    DeKALB – A 26-year-old DeKalb man who police said lied about being attacked near DeKalb High School, prompting precautionary lockdowns at three school ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 12:13 am
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