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  • Judge to rule next week on certificate of innocence for Jack McCullough

    SYCAMORE – Jack McCullough, whose conviction in the 1957 kidnapping and slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph was vacated last year, testified during a ...
    April 7, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Local police chiefs united on immigration stance

    DeKALB – After the release of a statement from DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery concerning immigration, other area police chiefs are giving the public ...
    April 3, 2017 - 8:14 am
  • Police reports March 31

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    April 1, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Jack McCullough case highlighted in NIU Law Review symposium

    DeKALB – Presented as an example of how wrongful convictions affect society, the case of Jack McCullough, who was exonerated of the 1957 murder of Mar ...
    April 1, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Police reports for March 29

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged w ...
    March 31, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • 9 Sycamore businesses fail tobacco compliance check

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Police Department identified nine businesses Wednesday that allegedly sold tobacco to a minor during a compliance check, accor ...
    March 31, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Man arrested in Utah on Sycamore sexual assault warrant

    SYCAMORE – A man accused of sexually assaulting a 38-year-old woman in Sycamore in 2016 was arrested Wednesday in Utah after a standoff with police, a ...
    March 31, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • DeKalb woman accused of slaying boyfriend hires new attorneys

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb woman accused of murder in connection with the death of her boyfriend was represented by new attorneys Tuesday at the DeKalb Count ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:07 pm
  • Crime mugs for March 2017 in DeKalb County

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    March 26, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • DeKalb County Sheriff's Office announces St. Patrick's Day enforcement results

    The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office made two DUI arrests during its St. Patrick's Day weekend enforcement, according to a news release.
    March 26, 2017 - 9:04 am
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