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  • Police seek information in fatal Somonauk crash

    SOMONAUK – DeKalb County authorities are asking the public for information about a fatal crash that happened June 13.
    June 19, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • 3 DeKalb men face drug charges after bust

    SYCAMORE – Three DeKalb men face drug charges after police said they found more than four pounds of marijuana in the men’s home Wednesday.
    June 19, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Sycamore man pleads guilty to sex abuse, faces five years in prison

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore man faces five years in state prison after he pleaded guilty Thursday to three child sex offenses.
    June 19, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Sycamore man faces domestic battery charges

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore police arrested a man they said choked his girlfriend Saturday and threatened her with a stun gun.
    June 15, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Sandwich man posts bail after fatal collision

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man involved in a head-on collision Saturday that killed a North Aurora man and sent his wife to the hospital was released from ...
    June 15, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Charges brought in fatal Somonauk collision

    SOMONAUK – A Sandwich man faces two counts of aggravated driving under the influence after a head-on collision in Somonauk on Saturday killed a North ...
    June 15, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • DeKalb man faces DUI, drug charges after rollover crash

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was charged with driving under the influence, drug possession and other crimes after a rollover crash late Thursday.
    June 13, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Tips on Somonauk property damage sought

    SOMONAUK – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about property damage at the former site of Miller’s Food Market in Somonauk.
    June 12, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Sheriff’s office warns of debit card scam

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about a debit card scam after getting several complaints from area residents.
    June 12, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Four face charges after prostitution bust at Sycamore massage parlor

    SYCAMORE – Four people face charges in connection with a prostitution sting at a spa in Sycamore, police said Friday.
    June 13, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Teen who escaped from Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles captured

    ST. CHARLES – A 19-year-old man who escaped from the Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles, was apprehended Wednesday afterno ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • DeKalb man charged with stealing vehicle, drunken driving

    SYCAMORE – A man accused of drunken driving faces more serious charges after police discovered the car he was driving did not belong to him.
    June 9, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Police: Charges pending in crash outside Somonauk

    SOMONAUK – Police said charges are pending against all three people who were riding in a vehicle that went off the road and hit a utility pole on Mond ...
    June 8, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Chicago man accused of home invasion, assault

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago man who police said kicked down the door to a DeKalb apartment and attacked the mother of his children inside remained in DeKalb ...
    June 8, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • DeKalb man charged in connection with Malta stabbing

    MALTA – A DeKalb man was arrested after a man was stabbed early Saturday morning, authorities said. ...
    June 8, 2015 - 9:10 am
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