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  • Police: Sycamore man jailed after stealing Mercedes

    DeKALB – A Sycamore man remained in custody Thursday after police said he stole a Mercedes from a woman.
    May 21, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • DeKalb man sentenced after pleading guilty to child pornography charge

    SYCAMORE – A 37-year-old DeKalb man who was facing child pornography charges was sentenced to three years of probation and 90 days of periodic impriso ...
    May 20, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • DeKalb man faces weapons charges after showing gun

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon recently after an acquaintance took a gun from him and called police.
    May 19, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • State’s attorney: ‘No timetable’ for investigation in Genoa death

    DeKALB – Relatives of Jene Burno are preparing memorial services for him this week, but authorities have yet to determine whether there will be any ch ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Former DeKalb-Sycamore swim coach Leah Eames makes court appearance

    SYCAMORE – Former DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim coach Leah Eames appeared briefly in Judge Robert Pilmer's courtroom at the DeKalb County Courthouse in S ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • $75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say

    UNION – Police are investigating the theft of about $75,000 worth of Grateful Dead memorabilia that were awaiting transfer to its owners from a huge A ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with aggravated domestic battery curses during his court appearance

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man charged with aggravated battery apologized to the judge after he cursed during his video appearance Monday morning from DeKalb ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • May 18 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest man suspected in burglary spree

    DeKALB – Police have arrested a 26-year-old DeKalb man who they say is responsible for a string of burglaries, including one break-in where he sexuall ...
    May 17, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Man who ran from DeKalb County courthouse still at large

    SYCAMORE – Stephen Harris didn’t seem like much of a risk to take off running.Harris, 25, formerly o ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Authorities seek help in joyride at ComEd

    DeKALB – Police are asking for the public or help in finding the suspects responsible for breaking into the ComEd substation and driving a crane on th ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • DeKalb police link residential burglaries to same individual

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a sex assault and home invasion that occurred Wednesday around 2:30 a.m. in the 700 block of Haish Boulevard and hav ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • DeKalb man arrested after demanding cash from bank teller

    DeKALB – A 58-year-old DeKalb man was charged with felony burglary after walking into a Castle Bank branch in DeKalb, putting a bag on the counter and ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • DeKalb police investigate report of home invasion, rape

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a reported home invasion and sex assault that happened early Wednesday in the 700 block of Haish Boulevard in DeKalb ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Police: Man faces battery charges for hitting teen

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man was being held in the DeKalb County Jail without bail Monday after police said he struck his daughter in the face.
    May 11, 2015 - 11:24 pm
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