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  • Jury finds Genoa man not guilty of sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A jury Thursday found a 41-year-old Genoa man accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl not guilty on all counts.
    May 12, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • Sycamore resource officers report 84 documented incidents this year

    SYCAMORE – Officers tasked with patrolling Sycamore School District 427 hallways will leave this school year with mostly minor incidents to report.
    May 12, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • No criminal charges against DeKalb County jail staff in overdose death

    SYCAMORE – An investigation by the Illinois State Police into the heroin overdose death of an inmate at the DeKalb County jail found a single instance ...
    May 12, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Jury seated in Genoa man's predatory criminal sexual assault trial

    SYCAMORE – A jury was seated Tuesday afternoon in the trial of a 41-year-old Genoa man accused of predatory criminal sexual assault involving a 4-year ...
    May 10, 2016 - 10:50 pm
  • Sycamore man faces charges after ‘road rage’ incident

    SYCAMORE – A 44-year-old man faces criminal charges after a road rage incident Friday night on Peace Road.
    May 9, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Bond set for Shabbona man accused of robbing Casey’s

    SYCAMORE – A judge set bond Friday for a Shabbona man police said stole the cash register from a Shabbona convenience store, then called the police to ...
    May 6, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Genoa man faces animal cruelty charge

    GENOA – Authorities found a half-dozen malnourished and ailing hogs on property in the 15200 block of Story Road near Genoa, including one that was so ...
    May 6, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Schools locked down after Shabbona man steals cash register

    SHABBONA – A Shabbona man tried to steal the cash register from a convenience store just blocks from his home on Thursday, but didn't get far before d ...
    May 5, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • CrimeStoppers seeks tips on Sycamore burglary, theft from Kish College

    CrimeStoppers is seeking tips about a couple of local crimes that occurred in late April, one a burglary in Sycamore and one a theft at Kishwaukee Col ...
    May 5, 2016 - 10:53 am
  • Police arrest Chicago man with marijuana in vehicle

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago man posted bond and was released from jail Wednesday after police said they found nearly 2 ounces of marijuana in his vehicle.
    May 5, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Sycamore attorney heads to trial on felony theft charge

    SYCAMORE – A local attorney is looking to not only to defend himself as he prepares for trial on a felony theft charge, but also inflict some damage.
    May 1, 2016 - 10:57 pm
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