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  • Elburn man faces 3rd DUI charge after almost hitting Hinckley house

    SYCAMORE – An Elburn man who police say drunkenly drove 150 feet off the road and narrowly missed crashing into a house in Hinckley was released from ...
    July 8, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Chicago man accused of beating woman, threatening her with knife

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of threatening a woman with a knife after she greeted another man remained at the DeKalb County Jail Friday.
    July 8, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Illinois Sheriff’s Association warns of telemarketing scam

    The Illinois Sheriff’s Association is warning the public about a telemarketing campaign that is fraudulently using the organization’s name to bilk peo ...
    July 8, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Kingston man faces animal cruelty charges

    KINGSTON – A Kingston man faces several charges after he damaged his roommate’s truck and killed a dozen chickens with a rifle on Wednesday, DeKalb Co ...
    July 7, 2016 - 9:27 am
  • Sycamore man accused of shooting at woman's house

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge set bond at $750,000 Wednesday for a man accused of battering a woman and shooting two bullets through the walls of h ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Shabbona man remains in jail without bond in child sex case

    SYCAMORE – A Shabbona man will continue to be held without bond until Tuesday on charges that he repeatedly sexually assaulted two children younger th ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Police warn public of rash of vehicle burglaries

    DeKALB – Police are imploring the public to lock their vehicles as a wave of burglaries continues to sweep the city.
    June 30, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Shabbona man held without bond in child-rape case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge ordered a Shabbona man to be temporarily held without bond on charges that he repeatedly sexually assaulted two child ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Police arrest DeKalb man after gun, ammo, pot found in home

    SYCAMORE – Police said they found marijuana, a handgun and ammunition in the home of a DeKalb man who admitted he planned to sell the drugs, and was b ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Prosecutors ask judge to dismiss William Curl's appeal

    SYCAMORE – Prosecutors want a judge to dismiss the latest appeal from the man who pleaded guilty in the 2010 murder of 18-year-old Northern Illinois U ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Former Genoa man heads to trial on child pornography charges

    SYCAMORE – A former Genoa man who was acquitted last month of charges that he sexually assaulted a young girl could face trial on unrelated child porn ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Brenton Cleveland’s brother: ‘He didn’t rape the girls’

    SYCAMORE – The brother of a Kingston man accused of raping two girls at his 18th birthday party lashed out Tuesday at those upset about the 18-year-ol ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:28 pm
  • DeKalb police arrest 6 teens in spate of vehicle burglaries

    DeKALB – Police said Monday that they arrested two groups of teenagers during the early morning hours Sunday in connection with several burglaries to ...
    June 27, 2016 - 11:14 pm
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