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Crime and Courts

  • Judge acquits Kingston’s ex-leader in corruption case

    SYCAMORE – A judge has acquitted former Kingston Village President John Munro of corruption charges after a three-day trial during which his defense a ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Search continues for missing car, suspect in DeKalb County slayings

    SYCAMORE – Two days after an elderly woman and her son were found beaten to death inside their home near Sycamore, investigators continued to search f ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Kingston rape suspect enters not guilty plea

    SYCAMORE – A Kingston man accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday pleaded not guilty Tuesday in DeKalb County Court.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Detectives working round-the-clock on Sycamore killings

    SYCAMORE – A home invasion that led to the killing of an elderly mother and her son in rural Sycamore left friends and neighbors shocked and detective ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Police seek help in search for suspects in Sycamore slayings

    SYCAMORE – Police are searching for a stolen vehicle and are seeking the public’s help as they hunt for a suspect or suspects who broke into a rural S ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • 2 found slain after apparent break-in near Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Police urged the public to remain vigilant Tuesday as detectives from around DeKalb County investigated the slayings of two people inside t ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • DeKalb man faces felony drug charges following bust

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man faces a number of felony drug charges after police said they found more than 11 ounces of marijuana along with liquid LSD and ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Former Kingston village president opts for bench trial

    SYCAMORE – A former Kingston village president has opted to have his case decided by a judge rather than a jury when he goes to trial next week on fel ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Former Kingston village president heads to trial

    SYCAMORE – Kingston’s former village president is set to go before a jury next week on felony and misdemeanor charges related to misuse of a village c ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Police seek information about car burglaries in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police are investigating a series of car burglaries that happened at an impound lot and are seeking the public’s help.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Evanston man charged with threatening DeKalb County judge

    SYCAMORE – An Evanston man accused of threatening to kill a DeKalb County judge is due in court Thursday.
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • 3 charged when police find prescription pills, stolen handgun in vehicle

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man remained in jail Tuesday and two others face charges after police said they found a stolen handgun, cash and prescription pain ...
    Aug. 9, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Court filings: Suspects in smuggling ring tried to establish base in Esmond

    ESMOND – Marvin Henke Jr. had no idea when he rented his five-acre Esmond property that it would become a way station for millions of dollars’ worth o ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 11:00 pm
  • Trial date set for former NIU police officer accused of assaulting student

    SYCAMORE – A former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student in 2011 could go to trial in December.
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Police seek information about car burglaries near Kirkland

    KIRKLAND – Police are seeking information about several car burglaries near Kirkland.The burglaries ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 11:50 pm
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