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  • Judge sentences two men in student's LSD death to probation

    SYCAMORE – A judge on Tuesday sentenced two men who pleaded guilty to drug charges in connection with a Northern Illinois University student’s 2015 de ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • DeKalb woman seeks lower bond in armed robbery case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman being held on $30,000 bond in connection with a drug deal that turned into a robbery at gunpoint will be in court today aski ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Illinois Youth Center-St. Charles guards charged with provoking attacks

    ST. CHARLES – Four Illinois Youth Center-St. Charles guards have been indicted for encouraging juvenile detainees to attack other detainees as a form ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Man held on $50,000 bond after stabbing in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man charged with stabbing another man at least twice during a fight remained in jail Monday on $50,000 bond.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Police seeking witnesses to attack on jogger in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police are asking the public for information about an attack on a jogger in DeKalb.The 21-y ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Judge sentences DeKalb man to 63 years in prison for criminal sexual assault of a child

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man convicted of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child involving a 6-year-old girl could spend the rest of his life in pris ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Family of slain man questions girlfriend's self-defense claim

    DeKALB – A DeKalb woman accused of strangling her boyfriend in the apartment they shared had recently met the man’s family in Chicago and discussed ma ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Police seek info after vandalism at forest preserve

    SYCAMORE – Police are asking the public for help after more vandalism at the new Sycamore Forest Preserve.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Police investigate after jogger attacked, groped in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police are investigating after a jogger reported she was attacked and groped by a man Thursday evening near the intersection of Hillcrest Dri ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Sycamore resident cited for fireworks use

    SYCAMORE – Reports of explosions on the 500 block of Brickville Road resulted in a Sycamore resident receiving a citation and a $100 fine for using fi ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Rash of car burglaries reported in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Police are asking people to keep an eye out for suspicious activity in their neighborhood after a rash of burglaries to vehicles was report ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Information sought after Genoa, DeKalb burglaries

    GENOA – Police are asking residents for help as they investigate a daytime residential burglary near Genoa.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • DeKalb woman held in boyfriend's homicide claims self-defense

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman accused of strangling her boyfriend was acting in self-defense, her lawyer said Tuesday in DeKalb County Court.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Genoa man arrested after shots hit neighbor’s house

    GENOA – A 29-year-old Genoa man faces a felony gun charge after hitting a house and narrowly missing a person while firing guns in a field south of Ki ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • DeKalb woman charged with murder in death of boyfriend

    DeKALB – A 26-year-old woman was charged with murder in connection with the death of her live-in boyfriend, DeKalb police said Monday.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:37 pm
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