Crime and Courts

  • Delivery driver robbed in DeKalb; no weapon involved

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University police are searching for the man who grabbed money out of a delivery driver's jacket after rifling through her c ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Prisoners injured after DeKalb County Sheriff's van rear-ended

    YORKVILLE – Two DeKalb County Jail inmates were taken to the hospital after a DeKalb County Sheriff's Office prisoner transport van was involved in a ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Florida lawyer sparks debate about rights at DUI checkpoints

    MIAMI – Drivers at drunk-driving checkpoints don't have to speak to police or even roll down their windows. They just have to place their license and ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Drew Peterson facing charges he tried to solicit a murder

    JOLIET – Drew Peterson is facing felony charges of solicitation of a murder.Online records for the R ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Police seek information on stolen diesel fuel

    GENOA – Police are asking the public for information regarding hundreds of gallons of fuel that was stolen from a rural home.
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Bieberitz Jr. arraigned on sex abuse charges

    SYCAMORE – Ronald Bieberitz Jr. formally denied charges this week that he had inappropriate sexual contact with three children from May to August 2008 ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Sycamore man sentenced in early morning attack

    SYCAMORE – A homeless man who hit a DeKalb man in the forehead with a beer bottle is serving a few weeks in jail and two years of probation after acce ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Union dues refunded to worker at Johnson Controls in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – An employee at Johnson Controls Inc. has won a federal settlement after the company violated his right to not pay dues and fees used for un ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Kaneland School District 302 fire science teacher accused in sexual assault of student

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former instructor with the Fox Valley Career Center has been dismissed after he was accused of having a sexual relationship w ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New Sycamore sober house plan draws opposition

    SYCAMORE – Michelle Caley was moving Wednesday, collecting the last of her things from the Sycamore home she’d lived in for years.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • DeKalb police make arrest in 2012 attack

    DeKALB – It took more than two years, but DeKalb police say DNA evidence and a stolen cellphone have helped them find the man who beat and tried to ra ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Misdemeanor plea deal set in DeKalb stabbing

    DeKALB – A fraternity member who admitted to stabbing a man during an early morning fight in October has accepted a plea agreement for misdemeanor bat ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Prison sentence issued in Shabbona child porn case

    SYCAMORE – A 39-year-old professional photographer who police said repeatedly asked a Shabbona teenager to send him nude photographs of herself is ser ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • Plea agreement reached in Cortland theft

    DeKALB – A 24-year-old DeKalb man is serving probation for stealing items from a Cortland home, while charges remain pending against two others accuse ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Police: Romeoville man broke into 2 NIU dorm rooms Sunday

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University student returned to her dorm room after going to the bathroom to find Branden J. Leach leaving it with her med ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 12:17 am
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