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  • DeKalb police: Woman who crashed into Smoker's World charged with DUI

    DeKALB — Abraham Mustafa was eating breakfast in the back room of Smoker's World when he heard a loud explosion-like noise.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Sept. 11 police reports

    Lashondra L. Owens, 20, of the 500 block of Edward Street, Sycamore, was charged Sunday, Aug. 24, with fighting.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Woman charged with DUI in Maple Park crash

    MAPLE PARK – A woman whose car collided with another car Wednesday in Maple Park was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, authorities ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Man convicted of stalking Kingston woman

    SYCAMORE – It took a jury about two hours to convict a DeKalb man of aggravated stalking and violating an order of protection, the same charges he was ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • DeKalb man accused of stalking ex-girlfriend

    DeKALB — A DeKalb man remained in DeKalb County Jail this morning unable to post $15,000 bail on allegations he stalked his ex-girlfriend.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Police: Two motorcyclists tried to flee authorities

    SYCAMORE — Two motorcyclists remained in DeKalb County Jail this morning after authorities said they led police on unrelated chases over the weekend.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Sept. 7 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 ...
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Sept. 5 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 ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • DeKalb County officials take new approaches to curb heroin overdose deaths

    MALTA – Longtime friends Kurt Hudson and Geoffrey Seymore didn’t plan to buy heroin when they went clubbing in Rockford last September.
    Sept. 7, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Prosecutor wants text messages in Rifkin case

    SYCAMORE — A prosecutor wants the former Northern Illinois University police officer accused of sexually assaulting a student to turn over his cell ph ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Police: Plano man bit woman, punched man

    SANDWICH – A Plano man is accused of biting a woman and punching a man Wednesday at the County Line Pub in Sandwich.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • DeKalb man sent to prison for child sex abuse

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man who was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing a girl younger than age 13 told a judge the case back ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Sept. 4 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 ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Catalytic converter thefts hit DeKalb again

    DeKALB – Police are seeking the public's help after nine catalytic converters were stolen Wednesday morning from vehicles in DeKalb apartment complex ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Police: Sycamore man on LSD damaged prosecutor's home

    SYCAMORE – A special prosecutor will handle the criminal case of a 20-year-old Sycamore man accused of damaging a DeKalb County prosecutor’s car and h ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:01 pm
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