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  • Police: Accidental gunshot leads to DeKalb's largest psychedelic drug bust

    SYCAMORE – Police said a DeKalb man whose AK-47 rifle accidentally went off led them to a hallucinogenic drug lab.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Rockford man faces felony charges after DeKalb County police chase

    SYCAMORE – A Rockford man who sped away from police in a stolen car during a traffic stop in August remained in jail Thursday on $25,000 bond after be ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Four teens face charges after guns stolen in burglary south of DeKalb

    DeKALB – Four teenagers face felony burglary charges in connection with six guns stolen in March from a farm building south of DeKalb.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Police Reports Oct. 26

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Police seeking information in pair of theft incidents from September in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police are seeking help regarding two separate theft cases in September.Police are asking t ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Elgin man faces gun charges after allegedly shooting at vehicles

    DeKALB – An Elgin man faces felony gun charges in connection with an incident where someone fired multiple shots, including one that hit a car full of ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Police seek information after speed trailer damaged

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information about a hit-and-run crash that damaged the DeKalb Police Dep ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Sycamore man accused of trying to punch pregnant girlfriend

    SYCAMORE – A 22-year-old Sycamore man whose girlfriend said she stabbed him out of fear he would hurt her and her unborn child faces multiple criminal ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Jack McCullough seeks declaration of innocence

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough, whose conviction in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph was thrown out earlier this year by a DeKal ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Police seek information about shots fired in air after DeKalb murder

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information about shots fired into the air Oct. 7 in a DeKalb neighborhood a day after a man was murdered in the area.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Sycamore man faces drug charges after undercover police operation

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Sycamore man faces felony drug charges for attempting to sell prescription pills to an undercover police officer.
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • Police recover illegal handgun after report of robbery in DeKalb

    DeKALB – It started with a man’s report that three people had stolen $2,800 in cash from him. After a 7˝-hour search for the money, police found it in ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Two charged in student's LSD death case enter guilty pleas

    DeKALB – Two men charged with selling LSD to a Northern Illinois University student who later fell to his death from a dormitory window pleaded guilty ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Suspects fleeing DeKalb murder scene caught after vehicle broke down

    SYCAMORE – Police arrested two suspects in the Oct. 6 murder of a DeKalb man after their getaway vehicle broke down on Peace Road in Sycamore, court d ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Two face murder charges after DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two men face first-degree murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting Thursday of a 25-year-old man at an apartment building in DeKa ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:07 am
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