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  • 22 ex-NIU fraternity members sentenced in 2012 hazing death

    SYCAMORE – Gary Bogenberger sobbed as he talked about the emotional devastation the loss of his son, David, had caused his family.
    May 9, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • Former fraternity members could be sentenced today in NIU hazing death

    SYCAMORE – Five former members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity are expected to enter plea agreement in DeKalb County court today in connection with t ...
    May 9, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • Sandwich man arrested on sex abuse charges

    DeKALB – A Sandwich man was being held on $100,000 bond Wednesday in the DeKalb County Jail after police said he had sexual contact with a child young ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Police: Sycamore man faces battery charges for slapping son

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man was being held in DeKalb County jail Monday after police say he straddled his 6-year-old son and repeatedly hit him in the f ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • DeKalb man held on sex abuse charges

    SYCAMORE – A 35-year-old DeKalb man was being held on $100,000 bond in DeKalb County jail Monday after police say he had inappropriate contact with a ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • DeKalb trio arrested for mob action at house party

    Three people arrested for interfering with police after they were called to a weekend party were released from jail Monday after posting bail.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Tips sought on attempted break-in near Sandwich

    SANDWICH – Crime Stoppers is seeking information on an attempted residential burglary in rural Sandwich.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Sycamore man gets 6 months in jail for domestic battery

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man pleaded guilty to domestic battery and aggravated stalking Wednesday and was sentenced to 180 days in the DeKalb County Jail ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Police: DeKalb woman stabbed husband with steak knife

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman was released on a $1,000 bail after she stabbed her husband with a steak knife, police said.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Police search for suspects in DeKalb strong-arm robbery

    DeKALB – Police are searching for two suspects in a strong-arm robbery Wednesday at the intersection of West Hillcrest Drive and Greenbrier Road.
    April 30, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Police: Sycamore woman faces battery charge for hitting daughter

    DeKALB – A Sycamore woman faces domestic battery charges after police said she hit her daughter during an argument, then told her not to tell anyone.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Woman charged after fighting with police

    DeKALB – A 36-year-old Sandwich woman who was arrested for aggravated battery to a peace officer Sunday was released on $250 bail Tuesday.
    April 29, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • DeKalb pastor, school mentor faces child porn charges

    DeKALB – A local pastor who mentored students in DeKalb schools was being held Wednesday in the DeKalb County Jail on child pornography charges.
    April 29, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb pastor, school mentor faces child porn charges

    DeKALB – A local pastor who mentored students in DeKalb schools was being held in DeKalb County jail Wednesday on child pornography charges.
    April 29, 2015 - 2:01 pm
  • Sycamore school custodian’s request for lower bond denied

    SYCAMORE – A judge denied a request Tuesday to reduce bond for a Southeast Elementary School custodian accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl a ...
    April 28, 2015 - 10:32 pm
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