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  • NIU student accused of sex assault remains in jail

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student who police said held a woman against her will for 12 hours as he physically abused and sexually assaul ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Police: Robbery near NIU campus didn't happen

    DeKALB – A man who told police he was jumped by three men who stole his wallet and phone made it up, DeKalb police said.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • NIU student facing sexual assault charges

    SYCAMORE – Bond was set at $100,000 Friday for a DeKalb man who police said held a woman against her will for 12 hours as he physically abused and sex ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Police investigate a pair of robberies at and near NIU

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a robbery that happened on Northern Illinois University’s DeKalb campus and another that was reported nearby the uni ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Malta man faces charges after Racine sex sting

    DeKALB – A Malta man arrested in a child sex sting remained in a Wisconsin jail Friday. Police say R ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Waterman man accused of attempted sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A Waterman man being held in the DeKalb County Jail on Thursday is facing sexual abuse charges after allegedly abusing another man in early ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Semi-truck lands in ditch trying to avoiding deer, shutting down portion of Chicago Road in Sandwich

    DeKALB – A deer was the cause of a Sandwich accident that closed a portion of Chicago Road until early Thursday.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Charges against 3 in DeKalb armed robbery

    DeKALB – Police say they are fairly certain that the three men arrested after an armed robbery attempt at a T-Mobile store Wednesday afternoon are the ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • 3 held after attempted armed robbery at DeKalb T-Mobile store

    DeKALB – Police have apprehended three suspects after an armed robbery that was reported around 3:30 p.m. at the T-Mobile store in DeKalb on Wednesday ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Former DeKalb County substitute teacher pleads not guilty to child sex charges

    SYCAMORE – A former substitute teacher accused of inappropriate contact with several preschool students pleaded not guilty Tuesday to predatory crimin ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • NIU police nab Florida robbery suspect

    SYCAMORE – Northern Illinois University Police arrested a 17-year-old Sunday who is wanted on a warrant for robbery from Broward County, Florida, acco ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Chicago man pleads not guilty to sex abuse, child porn charges

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Chicago man pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal sex abuse and child pornography charges in connection with his involvement ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Convicted murderer Jack McCullough claims new witness to alibi in Sycamore cold case

    SYCAMORE – Convicted child murderer Jack McCullough wants another chance to prove his innocence, claiming that his 2012 trial and subsequent appeal we ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Police find about 60 syringes, cocaine in Malta woman’s car

    MALTA – A man and woman stopped for a traffic violation appeared in court Wednesday after police said they found about 60 hypodermic needles and trace ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • McCullough questions status of post-conviction appeal

    SYCAMORE – Convicted child murderer Jack McCullough wants to know what’s happening with his appeal for post-conviction relief, according to DeKalb Cou ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:33 pm
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