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  • DeKalb man gets 8 years for shooting gun in parking lot

    SYCAMORE – The man accused of firing shots at a car during a fight at a DeKalb apartment complex parking lot was sentenced Thursday to eight years in ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Alleged leader of crack cocaine ring sentenced

    SYCAMORE – The suspected ringleader of a crack cocaine dealing operation who eluded police for five months was sentenced Thursday to eight years in pr ...
    July 18, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • DeKalb man airlifted after crash on Malta Road

    DeKALB – A DeKalb man was in serious condition Thursday after an early morning crash police said happened after he fell asleep while driving.
    July 17, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • July 18 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 ...
    July 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Man admits dealing ecstasy; recommended for boot camp

    SYCAMORE — Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert recommended a minimum security prison boot camp program for a man who admitted Thursday to selling ecstasy.
    July 17, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Inmate arrested, charged in escape attempt in Elgin

    Jesse Vega, 33, of the 5000 block of West Higgins Avenue, Chicago, is in the custody of Elgin police after he escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center ...
    July 17, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • July 17 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 ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Woman’s bond reduced in DeKalb cocaine case

    SYCAMORE — One of two DeKalb women accused of having 7.65 grams of crack cocaine near Littlejohn Elementary School on Friday had her bond drastically ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — A high-priced prostitute accused of abandoning a Google executive after shooting him up with a fatal dose of heroin would never h ...
    July 16, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • DeKalb women accused of having crack cocaine

    SYCAMORE – Two DeKalb women are due in court today after being accused of having crack cocaine near an elementary school, according to court records.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Confrontation over gasoline theft ended with criminal charges

    SYCAMORE — A 24-year-old Sycamore woman accused of driving toward a gasoline station employee who confronted her about stealing gasoline was released ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Training underway for screening at-risk youth

    DeKALB – Officials from around DeKalb County will begin training this week for a screening program designed to help rehabilitate delinquent youth.
    July 13, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Tips sought on vandalism at Waterman home

    WATERMAN – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism to a home in Waterman that occurred over the holiday weekend.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • 39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check

    ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road nort ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • DeKalb man receives probation for attempted child porn

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of binding and photographing two young, clothed girls in his home was sentenced to four years’ probation and released ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
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