Crime and Courts

  • Woman faces charges after being hit by car

    SANDWICH – A 20-year-old Waterman woman faces criminal charges after she ran in front of a car last week while intoxicated and was struck by the car, ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Crime Stoppers seeks tips in Genoa, Sycamore thefts

    Crime Stoppers is seeking information in two crime investigations: a burglary in Genoa and stop sign thefts in Sycamore.
    April 16, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • April 16 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 ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Jurors convict man in DeKalb armed robbery

    SYCAMORE – The 22-year-old Matteson man convicted this morning of armed robbery with a firearm could be sent to prison for longer than he's been alive ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Jury deliberations underway in DeKalb armed robbery case

    SYCAMORE – Jurors spent more than seven hours Tuesday considering the fate of 22-year-old Matteson man accused of robbing at gunpoint two DeKalb apart ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • April 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 ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Child porn case filed against former NIU student

    DeKALB – A police investigation of aNorthern Illinois University student found with an assault rifle in his dorm room found no evidence he was connec ...
    April 15, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Jurors deliberating in University Heights armed robbery trial

    SYCAMORE – Jurors are deliberating the fate of a 22-year-old Matteson man accused of robbing two DeKalb apartment office employees at gunpoint in Nove ...
    April 15, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with DUI in fatal crash posts bail

    DeKALB – The 19-year-old DeKalb man accused of drunken driving in the crash that killed his sister early Saturday posted $400 bail Monday morning.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • Fiebelkorn gives up last two goats

    ST. CHARLES –A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 17, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • DeKalb woman killed in crash; brother charged with DUI

    DeKALB – Friends remembered Tiffany Taylor as a caring person who wanted to travel the world Sunday, the day after her brother was charged with aggrav ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Patricia Schmidt letter of apology

    Note to readers: The following is an open letter from Patricia Schmidt, who was acquitted April 3 on charges of reckless homicide and aggravated reckl ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Schmidt issues public apology in '11 fatal crash

    SYCAMORE – A week after she was acquitted of reckless homicide, Patricia Schmidt apologized to the families of the 21-year-olds killed in the February ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Letter from the parents of Tim Getzelman and Lexi Weber

    It has taken 1,146 days for Patricia Schmidt to issue an apology for causing the deaths of our children. From the evening of Feb. 21, 2011, never once ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • DeKalb woman faces home invasion charge

    DeKALB – Shakita Scott’s wallet was stolen at a party Sunday night, and after a fight broke out hours later at the DeKalb apartment where she thought ...
    April 11, 2014 - 8:57 am
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