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  • 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
  • Jury finds DeKalb man guilty of murder in shaken baby case

    SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old DeKalb man could spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted Friday evening of shaking his 71/2-week-old daugh ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Testimony continues in shaken baby case

    SYCAMORE – Jurors watched a police interrogation video Thursday that showed a DeKalb man confessing to shaking his 71/2-week-old daughter before she d ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • 1 arrested, 1 at large in DeKalb armed robbery and home invasion

    DeKALB – Police are searching for a man they consider armed and dangerous in connection with a pair of armed robberies that occurred last month.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Testimony begins in shaken baby case

    SYCAMORE – A 23-year-old Northern Illinois University student told a jury Wednesday how she cleaned, lotioned, changed and dressed her 7˝-week-old dau ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Judge to decide sentence for teen accused of sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A judge could sentence a former Sycamore High School student to up to seven years in prison later this month, but his defense attorney is s ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Police: Man arrested after offering rides to children

    SOMONAUK – An 80-year-old man from Minnesota was arrested Tuesday on charges of disorderly conduct after police said he tried to lure a child into his ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:46 pm
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