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Crime and Courts

  • Jury acquits DeKalb man in 2012 home invasion

    SYCAMORE – A jury Wednesday acquitted a DeKalb man accused of entering a friend’s apartment in the middle of the night, tying him up and beating him.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Special prosecutor assigned to investigate misconduct in Jack McCullough case

    SYCAMORE – A lawyer with the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s office in Springfield will investigate allegations of police perjury and other p ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:21 pm
  • DeKalb man arrested after attack video posted

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man with a history of violence and a YouTube page that includes a street-fighting highlight reel faces new charges for another att ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • DeKalb police seeking information on two break-ins

    DeKALB – Police are attempting to identify a man suspected in two break-ins Jan. 14 in the 200 block of Deerpath Lane in DeKalb.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Innocence hearing for Jack McCullough set

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough could get a chance to show he’s innocent of the 1957 murder of 7-year-old Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph at a hearing in April ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • NIU student sues firefighter accused in fatal DUI crash

    DeKALB – A 23-year-old Northern Illinois University student injured in a fatal crash near DeKalb is suing a firefighter charged with aggravated drunke ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:51 am
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