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Crime and Courts

  • Jury finds DeKalb man guilty of murder in shaken baby case

    SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old DeKalb man could spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted Friday evening of shaking his 71/2-week-old daugh ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Testimony continues in shaken baby case

    SYCAMORE – Jurors watched a police interrogation video Thursday that showed a DeKalb man confessing to shaking his 71/2-week-old daughter before she d ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • 1 arrested, 1 at large in DeKalb armed robbery and home invasion

    DeKALB – Police are searching for a man they consider armed and dangerous in connection with a pair of armed robberies that occurred last month.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Testimony begins in shaken baby case

    SYCAMORE – A 23-year-old Northern Illinois University student told a jury Wednesday how she cleaned, lotioned, changed and dressed her 7˝-week-old dau ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Judge to decide sentence for teen accused of sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A judge could sentence a former Sycamore High School student to up to seven years in prison later this month, but his defense attorney is s ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:04 pm
  • Police: Man arrested after offering rides to children

    SOMONAUK – An 80-year-old man from Minnesota was arrested Tuesday on charges of disorderly conduct after police said he tried to lure a child into his ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Judges in DeKalb County seek to reform bail practices

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man charged with possession of child pornography was released from jail last week on his signature, a practice that is becoming mo ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Police seek information after Kubota theft near Kingston

    KINGSTON – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about the theft of a Kubota utility vehicle stolen on the night of Sept. 25 from a work ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Sandwich man found pantsless in car faces drunken-driving charges

    SANDWICH – A Sandwich man faces disorderly conduct and drunken-driving charges after police said they found him without pants in a car in the Harvey C ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Man heads to jury trial in shaken baby case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of shaking his weeks-old daughter to death in August 2013 will have his case tried before a jury Tuesday.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 11:46 pm
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