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  • Police: Robbery reported on NIU campus never happened

    DeKALB – Two people who falsely told police they were robbed at gunpoint Friday near Northern Illinois University's East Lagoon could face criminal ch ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Perjury complaint languishes for lack of prosecutor in McCullough case

    SYCAMORE – Allegations of police perjury and other possible wrongdoing in the prosecution of Jack D. McCullough are going uninvestigated because no on ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Information sought in Sycamore burglary

    SYCAMORE – Police are seeking information on a burglary in Sycamore that led to fraudulent purchases in DeKalb and Rochelle.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Sycamore rape suspect ordered held without bond

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man accused of tying up and repeatedly raping a 19-year-old acquaintance is a danger to the community and must be held in jail w ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Convicted Sycamore sex offender accused of rape remains in jail

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man accused of tying up and repeatedly raping a 19-year-old acquaintance remained in jail Thursday without bond.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Firefighter from St. Charles accused of DUI in fatal crash free on bond

    SYCAMORE – A firefighter and paramedic accused of drunken driving in connection with a four-vehicle crash that killed a DeKalb High School student was ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:33 am
  • Accused DUI driver in crash that killed DeKalb teen held on $1 million bond

    SYCAMORE – A St. Charles man accused of drunk driving in connection with the crash that killed a DeKalb High School student is being held on $1 millio ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • DeKalb woman charged with attacking hospital staff

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was arrested Wednesday after police said she hit a Kishwaukee Hospital staff member in the face and spit in the face of a fire ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Leland man faces charges for selling cocaine to undercover cops

    SANDWICH – A Leland man faces felony drug charges for selling cocaine to undercover cops in Sandwich on two different occasions last summer.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • DeKalb High School student killed in crash

    DeKALB – A St. Charles man is facing multiple charges after a four-car crash Tuesday that killed a DeKalb High School student and left many in the loc ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • DeKalb police arrest second suspect in summer robbery spree

    DeKALB – A man accused of being involved in a spree of armed robberies and other crimes last summer was arrested earlier this month and could face add ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • Police: Sycamore couple tied up, repeatedly raped 19-year-old

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man out on bond for failing to register as a sex offender and his girlfriend remained in jail Tuesday after police said they tie ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Info sought in DeKalb burglary string

    By DREW ZIMMERMANdzimmerman@shawmedia.comDeKALB – Police are seeking information related to a string ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Oswego man held in child sex case; more charges possible

    SYCAMORE – An Oswego man is being held on $750,000 bond after being charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:03 am
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