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  • DeKalb woman charged with attacking hospital staff

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was arrested Wednesday after police said she hit a Kishwaukee Hospital staff member in the face and spit in the face of a fire ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Leland man faces charges for selling cocaine to undercover cops

    SANDWICH – A Leland man faces felony drug charges for selling cocaine to undercover cops in Sandwich on two different occasions last summer.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • DeKalb High School student killed in crash

    DeKALB – A St. Charles man is facing multiple charges after a four-car crash Tuesday that killed a DeKalb High School student and left many in the loc ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest second suspect in summer robbery spree

    DeKALB – A man accused of being involved in a spree of armed robberies and other crimes last summer was arrested earlier this month and could face add ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • Police: Sycamore couple tied up, repeatedly raped 19-year-old

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man out on bond for failing to register as a sex offender and his girlfriend remained in jail Tuesday after police said they tie ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2017 in 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 ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • Info sought in DeKalb burglary string

    By DREW ZIMMERMANdzimmerman@shawmedia.comDeKALB – Police are seeking information related to a string ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Oswego man held in child sex case; more charges possible

    SYCAMORE – An Oswego man is being held on $750,000 bond after being charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • DeKalb man facing murder charges in girlfriend’s homicide seeks lower bond

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of murder in the death of his 19-year-old girlfriend and hiding her body in a closet is asking a judge to lower his bo ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Former DeKalb substitute teacher Arison could get parole as early as 2023

    CREST HILL – A former substitute teacher convicted of child sex crimes could get out of prison before the 12 children he molested finish high school.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • Jury convicts Genoa man of sexual assault of child

    SYCAMORE – A jury convicted a Genoa man of predatory criminal sexual assault Thursday after a two-day trial.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • $25,000 reward offered in Sycamore double-homicide

    Investigators still need the public's help with information about the killings of Robert Wilson, 64, and his mother, Patricia Wilson, 85, on Aug. 14 a ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • Police seek public's help to solve 5-month-old slayings of Sycamore mother and son

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott knows the public has not forgotten. People regularly approach him and ask about it.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Accused Genoa man denies allegations he molested woman, her relative

    SYCAMORE – Two women testified Wednesday that they were abused as children by a Genoa man over the course of several years, but the man took the stand ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Genoa man faces jury trial in child sex case

    SYCAMORE – Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a Genoa man accused of predatory criminal sexual assault.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:28 pm
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