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  • NIU police respond to shots-fired report

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police responded to a report of shots fired in the 800 block of Edgebrook Drive on Saturday, according to a poli ...
    NEW: Feb. 19, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • DeKalb police seek suspects after shots fired at car

    DeKALB – Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate an incident in which shots were fired at a car carrying visitors to DeKalb early ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Former Sycamore gymnastics instructor could face life sentence

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors filed additional charges Thursday against a former Energym gymnastics instructor that could send him to prison for life after i ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • Crime Mugs for February 2017 in the DeKalb County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • DeKalb man, 64, accused of exposing himself

    DeKALB – A 64-year-old who detectives said repeatedly exposed himself from his DeKalb apartment window was arrested on Valentine’s Day.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:36 pm
  • Sycamore police find Ecstasy, marijuana in search of home

    SYCAMORE – Police seized more than $10,000 in cash and nearly a pound of marijuana along with Ecstasy and other drugs during a raid Friday.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:38 pm
  • Police seeking culprit in Sycamore flag thefts

    SYCAMORE – Thieves, possibly with a political motive, have stolen three American flags from a DeKalb County man’s home near Sycamore since President D ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Sycamore man faces drug charges after police search

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man faces felony drug charges after a Friday-morning police raid uncovered cocaine, Ecstasy, marijuana and prescription drugs in ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Drugs, guns seized from DeKalb apartment

    DeKALB – A police raid on an apartment in DeKalb’s University Village turned up two handguns, more than two ounces of marijuana – most of which was in ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Jury acquits DeKalb man in 2012 home invasion

    SYCAMORE – A jury Wednesday acquitted a DeKalb man accused of entering a friend’s apartment in the middle of the night, tying him up and beating him.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Special prosecutor assigned to investigate misconduct in Jack McCullough case

    SYCAMORE – A lawyer with the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s office in Springfield will investigate allegations of police perjury and other p ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • DeKalb man arrested after attack video posted

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man with a history of violence and a YouTube page that includes a street-fighting highlight reel faces new charges for another att ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • DeKalb police seeking information on two break-ins

    DeKALB – Police are attempting to identify a man suspected in two break-ins Jan. 14 in the 200 block of Deerpath Lane in DeKalb.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Innocence hearing for Jack McCullough set

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough could get a chance to show he’s innocent of the 1957 murder of 7-year-old Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph at a hearing in April ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • NIU student sues firefighter accused in fatal DUI crash

    DeKALB – A 23-year-old Northern Illinois University student injured in a fatal crash near DeKalb is suing a firefighter charged with aggravated drunke ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:51 am
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