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Crime and Courts

  • Former DeKalb ‘pill mill’ doctor pleads guilty

    ROCKFORD – A former DeKalb doctor accused of running a pill mill pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to distributing narcotics and tax fraud.
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Crime Stoppers seeks information on Hinckley car burglaries

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a series of car burglaries in Hinckley this week.Police ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Jury finds DeKalb man guilty in child sex assault case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man faces at least 54 years in prison after being convicted of nine counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child involvi ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • DeKalb police seek suspects in string of robberies, home invasions

    DeKALB – Police believe several home invasions and armed robberies over the past two weeks may be linked, but have released few details about the poss ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Jury trial underway in child sex assault case

    SYCAMORE – A jury was selected Tuesday to hear the trial of a local man accused of multiple counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:34 pm
  • Judge sets bond at $250,000 for man suspected in home invasion

    DeKALB – A local man accused of walking into another man’s home and attacking him faces felony home invasion charges, one of two such crimes reported ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • DeKalb man faces charges after downstairs neighbor finds bullet hole in ceiling

    DeKALB – A local man faces felony gun charges after police said he recklessly discharged an AR-15 rifle in his second-floor apartment Saturday.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • Police investigate DeKalb home invasion

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a home invasion reported Sunday in the 900 block of Ridge Drive in DeKalb.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Sycamore man facing child-sex charges dies

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man facing child sex charges died over the weekend in DeKalb.Joshua M. Burton, ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 1:31 pm
  • DeKalb police investigate armed robbery

    DEKALB – Police are investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred in the 900 block of Greenbrier Road on Saturday.
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Sycamore man faces child sex charges

    SYCAMORE – Bond was set at $50,000 Thursday for a 30-year-old Sycamore man who police said proposed to a 13-year-old girl and faces child sex charges.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Fight at Sandwich Fair leads to felony charges

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge has approved an arrest warrant for a woman in connection with a fight that occurred Sunday afternoon at the Sandwich ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Investigators don't think Kingston house fire related to two other fires

    KINGSTON – A house fire that destroyed the home and possessions of a family on Thurlby Road does not appear to be related to a suspicious fire that wa ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • DeKalb County murder investigation continues

    SYCAMORE – Some detectives investigating the DeKalb County mother and son who were found beaten to death in their home on Old State Road east of Sycam ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Man faces criminal charges for impersonating EMS worker at Sandwich Fair

    SANDWICH – A Yorkville man previously convicted of falsely impersonating a police officer faces criminal charges for impersonating an emergency manage ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 12:40 am
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