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  • Chicago man pleads not guilty to sex abuse, child porn charges

    SYCAMORE – A 21-year-old Chicago man pleaded not guilty Monday to criminal sex abuse and child pornography charges in connection with his involvement ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Convicted murderer Jack McCullough claims new witness to alibi in Sycamore cold case

    SYCAMORE – Convicted child murderer Jack McCullough wants another chance to prove his innocence, claiming that his 2012 trial and subsequent appeal we ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Police find about 60 syringes, cocaine in Malta woman’s car

    MALTA – A man and woman stopped for a traffic violation appeared in court Wednesday after police said they found about 60 hypodermic needles and trace ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • McCullough questions status of post-conviction appeal

    SYCAMORE – Convicted child murderer Jack McCullough wants to know what’s happening with his appeal for post-conviction relief, according to DeKalb Cou ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • DeKalb man gets 50 years in child sex case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man was sentenced to 50 years in state prison Friday after admitting he sexually assaulted a six-year-old family member in 2013 an ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Aug. 15 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 ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • 2 men accused of trying to sell pain pills to DeKalb undercover cop

    SYCAMORE – Two men remained in the DeKalb County Jail on Thursday after police said they tried to sell prescription narcotic pain pills over Facebook ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Aug. 14 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 ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Aug 13 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 ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Daytime burglary attempt ends in arrest

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man accused of trying to burglarize an acquaintance’s home in broad daylight was still being held in jail Wednesday on $30,000 b ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Information about thefts from dealerships sought by DeKalb, Sycamore police

    DeKALB – Police in Sycamore and DeKalb are asking the public for help after two similar thefts from local car dealerships.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • New court date set for Sycamore woman accused of attempted murder

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore woman accused of trying to kill her estranged husband’s girlfriend in September 2014 appeared at the DeKalb County Courthouse on ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • DeKalb woman gets probation for theft

    SYCAMORE – A 23-year-old DeKalb woman pleaded guilty to theft Monday as part of a deal with prosecutors that will allow her to avoid jail time.
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Aug. 8 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 ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Sycamore man charged with sexual assault to appear in court

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man charged with criminal sexual assault will appear at the DeKalb County Courthouse later this month.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:08 pm
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