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  • MacArthur Justice Center: Ridulph murder case special prosecutor is not needed

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago-based public interest law firm said a judge should deny the request of Charles Ridulph for a special prosecutor in the case of hi ...
    June 21, 2016 - 1:31 am
  • Questions remain after more than 264 pounds of cocaine seized in DeKalb County

    DeKALB – Federal and local officials have released little information about what likely is the largest cocaine seizure in DeKalb County history.
    June 19, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of robbing a local Vietnamese restaurant

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man remained in the DeKalb County Jail on Friday after leaving behind an incriminating footprint that linked him to a robbery at l ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:03 pm
  • 7th person charged in connection with possible gang-related beating, robbery

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man remained in the county jail Friday on charges stemming from a possibly gang-related February beating and robbery.
    June 17, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Man suspected in Genoa bank robbery being held in Belvidere

    BELVIDERE – Police are investigating whether a Woodstock man charged in two Belvidere robberies is also behind a January bank robbery in Genoa and ano ...
    June 17, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Police seize more than 264 pounds of cocaine

    SYCAMORE – A U.S. Department of Homeland Security investigation led to the seizure of more than 264 pounds of cocaine and the arrest of four men belie ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Police: Belvidere bank robber suspect in January robbery

    GENOA – Police believe a suspect in a Belvidere bank robbery could be the same man who entered a Genoa bank with a gun in January and stole an undiscl ...
    June 14, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Sycamore police investigate string of vehicle burglaries

    SYCAMORE – Police are investigating a series of burglaries to vehicles that occurred between 10 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday.
    June 13, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • DeKalb man found guilty of sexual abuse, mob action

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man convicted of mob action and criminal sexual abuse must undergo a sex offender evaluation before Sept. 22, when he will appear ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Online fundraising campaign started for the son of DeKalb murder victim

    DeKALB – Coworkers and friends of a 19-year-old Campton Hills woman who was murdered in her DeKalb apartment last weekend have started an online fundr ...
    June 10, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Information sought on DeKalb catalytic converter thefts

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a string of thefts this week in which catalytic converters were cut from vehicles throughout the city.
    June 10, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Judge: Contentious statements by former NIU officer Andrew Rifkin admissible

    SYCAMORE – A judge ruled Thursday he wouldn’t suppress incriminating statements a former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexual ...
    June 10, 2016 - 2:14 am
  • Police receive five reports of man flashing women in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police are seeking information about a man they say has been flashing women from his car over the past few months.DeKALB – Police are seeking ...
    June 9, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Rochelle man arrested on sexual abuse charges

    A Rochelle man remained in jail on felony charges Tuesday after police said he sexually abused a family member in May.
    June 8, 2016 - 1:55 pm
  • Schmack rebuts claim that he promised to drop charges against Jack McCullough

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack has responded to accusations that he promised to drop former charges against Jack McCullough ...
    June 7, 2016 - 9:53 pm
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