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  • Kingston man receives probation for trying to frame wife with drugs

    SYCAMORE – A Kingston man who paid others to plant drugs and a handgun in his estranged wife’s SUVin 2014 was sentenced Wednesday to three years of pr ...
    NEW: Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • After 6th DUI, Sandwich man sentenced to 4 years in prison

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to a reduced charge for having multiple convictions for dri ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Fake bomb leads to real evacuation, arrest in DeKalb

    DeKALB – An amateur filmmaker’s misplaced movie prop led police to evacuate residents of about 45 apartments and the Kane County Bomb Squad to be summ ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Woman faces charges after DeKalb stabbing

    DeKALB – A 22-year-old woman faces felony domestic battery charges in connection with a stabbing Monday afternoon on Crane Drive in DeKalb.
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • 2 Chicago men charged in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin

    CHICAGO – Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin o ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • DeKalb woman gets 32 years in prison for child’s murder

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman who murdered a 15-month-old boy has been sentenced to 32 years in prison as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Police nab suspect after Sycamore bank robbery

    SYCAMORE – Police arrested a Sycamore woman in connection with a robbery Friday afternoon at Old Second Bank.
    Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Davis Junction man faces child sexual assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A preliminary hearing has been set for a Davis Junction man charged with multiple counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child in ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Police locate vehicle in Chicago taken from scene of Sycamore double slaying

    SYCAMORE – Police said Thursday they recovered a vehicle that was taken from the rural Sycamore home of two people who were found slain earlier this m ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Police seek information on abandoned 53-foot trailer near Shabbona Grove

    SHABBONA GROVE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help after finding an abandoned 53-foot trailer that appeared to have str ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • ‘Gentleman’ crack dealer sentenced to 8 years in prison

    SYCAMORE – A self-described “gentleman” crack dealer has been sentenced to spend the next eight years in prison after being arrested on drug charges a ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • State’s attorney: Investigate perjury claim in Ridulph murder case

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack wants a DeKalb County judge to have a special prosecutor investigate whether a Seattle polic ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • As funeral held for victims, DeKalb County murder investigation continues

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office set up a roadblock Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m. on Old State Road east of Sycamore to gather information as ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Police investigate armed robbery report on Regent

    DeKALB – An armed robbery was reported early Saturday morning in the 1000 block of Regent Drive, according to a public safety bulletin from Northern I ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • Dispute in street leads to shooting in DeKalb

    DeKALB  – An early morning confrontation between a group of people blocking the street and occupants of a vehicle ended with a person being shot Sunda ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 12:01 am
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