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  • Police: Batavia man broke woman's eye socket

    DeKALB – A 36-year-old Batavia man accused of breaking a woman’s eye socket is being held without bond in DeKalb County Jail on charges of aggravated ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Police: NIU student approached woman in shower

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student is facing criminal charges for allegedly approaching a woman in a shower stall and grabbing her arm, N ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Former Sycamore resident admits to child porn possession

    SYCAMORE – A former Sycamore resident faces up to 10 years in federal prison after admitting Tuesday to having more than 600 images of child pornograp ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of hate crime

    DeKALB – A 34-year-old DeKalb man accused of rushing into a private party and using a racial slur before hitting a man in the face this weekend is due ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Judge defers ruling in case against former NIU police officer Andrew Rifkin

    DeKALB – A former Northern Illinois University police officer will have to wait before a judge decides whether to dismiss rape charges against him.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Sandwich man charged with selling pills to police

    SANDWICH – A DeKalb County judge set bond at $15,000 Friday for a Sandwich man accused of selling 10 oxycodone pills to an undercover police officer.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • DeKalb police cite 30 during holiday patrols

    DeKALB – DeKalb police issued 30 citations during a recent holiday campaign as part of a traffic safety program focused on seat belt and DUI enforceme ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Indiana man arrested outside DeKalb County Courthouse

    DeKALB – A Hammond, Indiana, man accused of having heroin and prescription drugs outside the DeKalb County Courthouse was arrested this week without i ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Circuit Judge Bradley Waller named to state Judicial Conference

    The Illinois Supreme Court appointed Circuit Judge Bradley Waller to the Judicial Conference this month.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest six on drug charges

    Note to readers: This article was changed to show that police did not conduct an undercover drug buy from Brown and Landwehr. In addition, a previous ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 4:43 pm
  • Ex-Sandwich businessman admits to federal charge

    ROCKFORD – A former Sandwich business owner pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a charge of making a false statement to a financial institution ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • DeKalb man faces new child porn charges after photo exchange

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man already facing child pornography charges in DeKalb County now faces new ones after police said he exchanged nude photos with a ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Police: Traffic stop turns into scuffle; 2 charged

    DeKALB – A 25-year-old DeKalb man faces criminal charges after he allegedly fought with a DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputy Sunday until officers used on ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • DeKalb woman charged in hit-and-run case

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was charged in connection with hit-and-run crash Sunday.Police responded to ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Lawsuit filed in crash that critically injured Sycamore teen

    SYCAMORE – The father of 16-year-old Sycamore resident Morgan Witmer has filed a personal injury lawsuit against 17-year-old Connor Shaver, the driver ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 11:15 pm
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