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  • Police: Man shot arrow at girlfriend

    DeKALB – A Sycamore man was being held in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday after police said he fired an arrow at his girlfriend and tried to choke her.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • DeKalb man jailed after attack with hammer

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man is being held without bond in DeKalb County Jail after police say he attacked a woman who lived with him with a hammer Sunday.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb man gets prison for sexual abuse

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who admitted to sexually assaulting a young family member in July 2014 is serving six years in prison.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • DeKalb man sentenced to prison in plea deal

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who was accused of videotaping an acquaintance while he raped her in March 2013 has been sentenced to 2∏ years in prison.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Police: Man planned to sell heroin in Genoa

    DeKALB – A Rockford man who police say planned to sell 10 bags of heroin in Genoa is scheduled to appear in DeKalb County Court on drug conspiracy cha ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Cortland woman bites son, attacks dog, goes to jail

    DeKALB – A Cortland woman remained in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday, a day after police said she choked her dog and bit her son in a fit of rage.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Judge: Nicholle Martinez’s statements fair game in DeKalb stabbing case

    SYCAMORE – Nicholle Martinez’s statement that she thought she should see an attorney during a police interview wasn’t enough for DeKalb County Presidi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • NIU hazing cases continued to April 23

    SYCAMORE – The case against several men accused of hazing in connection with the death of Northern Illinois University freshman David Bogenberger was ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Dialing down distracted driving

    Dialing up a BFF also has dialed up several warnings and citations for drivers in the past year, as a result of the new state law that went into effec ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seek info on attempted car thefts

    KINGSTON – Police are seeking information about two attempted car thefts reported Tuesday in the Kingston area.
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Former employee admits to stealing from DeKalb business

    DeKALB – A Naperville man who had been accused of embezzling more than $70,000 from his DeKalb employer was ordered to pay full restitution as part of ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • DeKalb police: Marijuana, gun found in footwear

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man accused of having both a revolver and about an ounce of marijuana in a car police pulled over is expected to appear in DeKalb Co ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Police: Cortland man charged with burglary

    DeKALB – A Cortland man accused of breaking into a woman’s home and sleeping on her couch until she returned home early Saturday is expected to appear ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • DeKalb police: Chicago man arrested for firing gun

    DeKALB – A Chicago man was arrested Tuesday night after he tried to break up a fight by firing a gun in the air, authorities said.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • DeKalb police continue to investigate robbery report

    DeKALB – DeKalb police continue to investigate a report of an armed robbery at a hotel on Tuesday night, Cmdr. John Petragallo said Wednesday.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:09 pm
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