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  • Aug. 27 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 ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • Sycamore teacher, DeKalb swim coach arrested on sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore High School teacher who also coached boys' and girls' swim teams for DeKalb and Sycamore high schools is accused of sexually ass ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 6:25 pm
  • DeKalb man sent to prison for drugs

    SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old DeKalb man originally accused of threatening to kill a pizza delivery driver for stealing his marijuana was sentenced to pris ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Police: Man beaten with tire iron by four 18-year-old DeKalb men

    DeKALB – Four 18-year-old DeKalb men were being held Monday on multiple charges after punching and beating a fifth person with a tire iron in an early ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 12:28 am
  • Two men held on charges of selling cocaine near Sandwich High School

    SANDWICH – Two Sandwich men are due in court Tuesday on allegations they sold cocaine near Sandwich High School, court records show.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Police arrest 10, seeking 13 others in drug sweep

    DeKALB – DeKalb police have arrested 10 people and 13 others still are wanted on drug charges stemming from a months-long investigation into drug sale ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • 15 people charged in DeKalb cocaine investigation

    DeKALB — Four men appeared in court for the first time Thursday on allegations they sold less than a gram of cocaine to confidential police sources ne ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • DeKalb man admits to public indecency

    SYCAMORE – A 42-year-old DeKalb man will have to register as a sex offender after he was sentenced to probation Tuesday as part of a plea deal.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Man faces another domestic violence charge

    SYCAMORE – Less than a month after he was convicted of aggravated battery and domestic battery, a 24-year-old Sandwich man is accused of injuring the ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Aug. 19 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 ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:15 pm
  • DeKalb area police warn about catalytic converter thefts

    DeKALB – Police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity after four catalytic converters were reported stolen from beneath vehicles park ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Suspect in Creston armed robbery at large

    CRESTON – The Ogle County sheriff’s office continued Tuesday to investigate an armed robbery at a convenience store early Sunday.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Chicago man accused of selling cocaine near NIU

    SYCAMORE – A 27-year-old Chicago man had his first court appearance Monday on allegations he sold less than a gram of cocaine near Northern Illinois U ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Jack McCullough appeal still not heard by judges

    ELGIN — It could take months before a panel of judges decide whether they want to hear why convicted murderer Jack McCullough wants to appeal his sent ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Theft case nets 7-year prison sentence

    SYCAMORE — A Somonauk area man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday after admitting to stealing antique items and tools in 2012.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 2:07 pm
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