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  • Crime Stoppers seeking information about Hinckley burglary

    HINCKLEY – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a burglary to a Hinckley home, where police say cash and collectible coins were s ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Somonauk teen faces sex assault charge

    SOMONAUK – An 18-year-old Somonauk man was jailed Friday on charges of criminal sexual assault of a child and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • DeKalb police investigating shooting

    DeKALB – DeKalb police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday in the 800 block of Russell Road, officials said.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with selling club drugs, LSD

    SYCAMORE – A Northern Illinois University student faces felony charges for selling an assortment of club drugs.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Police manhunt leads to school lockdown in Leland

    LELAND – A school was put on lockdown Thursday morning as Sheriff’s deputies from Dekalb and LaSalle counties sought a man who they suspected was arme ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Bond set at $500K for DeKalb man charged with sexually assaulting child

    SYCAMORE – A judge set bond for a DeKalb man charged with sexually assaulting a child for whom his brother baby-sat.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Sex assault investigation leads to DeKalb man’s arrest

    DeKALB – Police on Tuesday arrested a man they said sexually assaulted a child over a span of four months.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • 3 Aurora men wanted in connection with Somonauk burglary

    SOMONAUK – Police are seeking three Aurora men in connection with a scam to steal power tools from the garage of a Somonauk home in September.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • DeKalb County Crime Stoppers seek information on Cortland car burglaries

    CORTLAND – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers are looking for information about a series of car burglaries that took place in late January. Three incidents ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Bond set for 2 men arrested in connection with shooting

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge Monday set bond for two men arrested in connection with a shooting at a party over the weekend.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Police arrest 2 after shooting near NIU

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student was taken to the hospital with injuries not deemed to be life-threatening after being shot at an off-c ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Police arrest 2 after fight in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Two Evanston men face criminal charges after a fight in DeKalb during which one man tried to run several people over in an SUV, police said.
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Bradley Olsen’s mother to speak at missing persons memorial

    DeKALB – Sue Olsen’s worst fear came true when her 26-year-old son disappeared from a DeKalb bar and never came home.
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Collector Barbies taken from Esmond home

    ESMOND – Police are seeking information about a number of collector edition Barbie dolls reported stolen during an Esmond burglary.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:04 pm
  • Police arrest Rockford couple wanted in Shabbona burglary

    SHABBONA – Police have arrested a Rockford couple in connection with several smash-and-grab burglaries in northern Illinois, including a Jan. 14 burgl ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:39 pm
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