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Crime and Courts

  • Scammers pose as DeKalb police in phone shakedown

    DeKALB – Police are warning residents about a shakedown phone scam where the perpetrator is posing as a DeKalb police officer.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 parents try to cope with aftermath of Andrew Arison's charges

    DeKALB – The trust between Rebecca Sager and DeKalb School District 428 has been breached, but she’s still trying to cope with the recent sex abuse ch ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • DeKalb police respond to fight call, arrest 1 on gun charge

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man who was arrested on charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon Wednesday is scheduled to appear in DeKalb County Circuit Cour ...
    March 18, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • DeKalb D-428 superintendent says more victims of teacher identified

    DeKALB – Several other students have been victims of sex crimes perpetrated by a substitute teacher, District 428 Superintendent Doug Moeller said Sun ...
    March 16, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • DeKalb man arrested on 35 counts of child sexual assault

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was charged with 35 counts of sexual assault of a child that stretch back to 2012.
    March 15, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Teacher facing sex abuse charges worked all over area

    DeKALB – Police said Friday that they expect additional charges against a local substitute teacher accused of having inappropriate contact with two st ...
    March 15, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Sycamore police warn retailers of short-change scam

    SYCAMORE – Police are seeking the public's help to identify the suspect in a short-change scam who hit at least two local businesses Wednesday.
    March 12, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with stomping ex-girlfriend's new beau

    SYCAMORE – An 18-year-old DeKalb man was being held in DeKalb County Jail on Monday after police said he attacked his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend, k ...
    March 9, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Fourth person arrested in crack cocaine setup

    SYCAMORE – A Rockford man who police said was a part of a conspiracy to frame a DeKalb woman for crack cocaine and unlawful handgun possession was bei ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Sandwich man faces drug dealing charge

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man posted $3,000 bail Friday to be released from jail while awaiting trial on charges he delivered more than 15 grams of cocain ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Rifkin attorney seeks answers on missing audio

    SYCAMORE – Andrew Rifkin wants to know why almost two hours’ worth of audio from an interview he gave to Northern Illinois University police officers ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Two men charged in DeKalb robbery

    DeKALB – Two men accused of robbing a third man of his cellphone and money outside a building at University Village Apartments in DeKalb had bond set ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Police: Man shot arrow at girlfriend

    DeKALB – A Sycamore man was being held in DeKalb County Jail on Tuesday after police said he fired an arrow at his girlfriend and tried to choke her.
    March 3, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • DeKalb man jailed after attack with hammer

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man is being held without bond in DeKalb County Jail after police say he attacked a woman who lived with him with a hammer Sunday.
    March 2, 2015 - 11:42 pm
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