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  • Police bust underage drinking party near Genoa

    GENOA - Police broke up an underage drinking party Friday night at a home near Genoa after getting an anonymous tip.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • Police investigate robbery, beating in NIU parking lot

    DeKALB – Police are investigating after a man reported three men beat him and robbed him in a parking lot early Saturday morning on the Northern Illin ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Dec. 3 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 ...
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Information sought on Sycamore car burglaries

    SYCAMORE – Police are asking the public for information about a series of car burglaries that occurred between Nov. 16 and 21 in Sycamore.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Man sentenced to 45 years for murdering infant daughter

    SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old DeKalb man could spend the rest of his life in prison for shaking his 71/2-week-old daughter to death in August 2013.
    Dec. 3, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • DeKalb man gets 30 months' probation for unauthorized videotaping of 15-year-old

    SYCAMORE – A judge sentenced a DeKalb man to 30 months’ probation and ordered that he get a sex offender evaluation for recording a teenage girl in a ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Sycamore man accused of stalking woman

    SYCAMORE – Police said a Sycamore man who concocted an elaborate story about being the victim of an attack early Tuesday was actually stalking a local ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Judge sentences two men in student's LSD death to probation

    SYCAMORE – A judge on Tuesday sentenced two men who pleaded guilty to drug charges in connection with a Northern Illinois University student’s 2015 de ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb woman seeks lower bond in armed robbery case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman being held on $30,000 bond in connection with a drug deal that turned into a robbery at gunpoint will be in court today aski ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois Youth Center-St. Charles guards charged with provoking attacks

    ST. CHARLES – Four Illinois Youth Center-St. Charles guards have been indicted for encouraging juvenile detainees to attack other detainees as a form ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Man held on $50,000 bond after stabbing in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man charged with stabbing another man at least twice during a fight remained in jail Monday on $50,000 bond.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Police seeking witnesses to attack on jogger in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police are asking the public for information about an attack on a jogger in DeKalb.The 21-y ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Judge sentences DeKalb man to 63 years in prison for criminal sexual assault of a child

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child involving a 6-year-old girl could spend the rest of his life in pris ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Family of slain man questions girlfriend's self-defense claim

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman accused of strangling her boyfriend in the apartment they shared had recently met the man’s family in Chicago and discussed ma ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Police seek info after vandalism at forest preserve

    SYCAMORE – Police are asking the public for help after more vandalism at the new Sycamore Forest Preserve.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:21 pm
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