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Crime and Courts

  • Authorities abandon murder charge against 1 in shooting

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors decided to charge only one man with first-degree murder after a fatal shooting in DeKalb, in which two people were arrested.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • 2 charged with murder in DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two men are accused of first-degree murder after an attempt to rob a drug dealer ended with a fatal shooting, DeKalb police said.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • 2 face murder charges after DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two suspects are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old DeKalb man Tuesday during a drug deal at 817 Pleasant St. ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • DeKalb man faces child sex exploitation charges

    SYCAMORE – A 20-year-old DeKalb man remained in jail Tuesday on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child after an incident involving a 13-year-old g ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Jury trial set for Sycamore woman accused of attempted murder

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman accused of trying to kill her estranged husband’s girlfriend last September will go before a jury early next year.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Chief: Fourth suspect in DeKalb cellphone store robbery arrested

    DeKALB – A fourth person suspected of being involved in the Aug. 26 armed robbery of a DeKalb T-Mobile store has been arrested in another area, DeKalb ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Shabbona man faces child pornography charges

    DeKALB – A Shabbona man was jailed Friday after police said they searched his home and found evidence he had been storing and distributing child porno ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Police: DeKalb man was asleep behind wheel with gun

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man faces charges of driving under the influence after police said they found him asleep behind the wheel with a pistol strapped to ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • NIU, Kishwaukee College release crime stats

    DeKALB – Annual crime information Northern Illinois University reported to the federal government this week reveals upticks in drug- and alcohol-relat ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Police seek information on DeKalb, Esmond burglaries

    DeKALB – Police are looking for information regarding two residential burglaries in which computer equipment, video games and jewelry were stolen.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Investigation is underway after 2 suspicious barn fires

    SANDWICH – The Illinois State Fire Marshal is investgating two suspicious barn fires as possible arson cases after fire officials determined they were ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Attorneys await DNA results that could link man to home invasion

    SYCAMORE – The attorney for a DeKalb man who police said entered a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her in May, said Wednesday that he and the pros ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Ex-NIU officer Rifkin again seeks to ban statements to police

    SYCAMORE – A former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student plans to ask again Friday to suppress stateme ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Man faces drug, weapon charges after DeKalb arrest

    SYCAMORE – A 27-year-old Aurora man remained in jail Monday facing several felony drug and weapon charges after police found several different types o ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:32 pm
  • Mountain bike stolen outside DeKalb apartments

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information in the theft of a bicycle that was stolen last week. A Glen ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 12:23 am
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