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Crime and Courts

  • Sandwich man charged with battering autistic boy

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man charged with abusing a boy with autism was released from the DeKalb County Jail after posting bond Tuesday.
    April 12, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • State's attorney's latest filing says drop charge, free McCullough

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack filed a response Tuesday asking a judge to vacate Jack McCullough’s murder conviction and di ...
    April 12, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Police have drug smuggling suspect in jailhouse overdose

    SYCAMORE – Police are investigating a person they believe is responsible for supplying the drugs that killed an inmate in February at the DeKalb Count ...
    April 12, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • Police: Carjacking suspect was 19-year-old DeKalb man

    DeKALB – The suspect who led police on a chase after a carjacking, then killed himself Wednesday was a 19-year-old DeKalb man named Malik Henry, polic ...
    April 10, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Thief makes off with stolen guns, rifles from DeKalb farm

    DeKALB – Police are investigating a burglary to a DeKalb farm in which they say several handguns and rifles were stolen.
    April 8, 2016 - 11:26 pm
  • Malta man arrested in sex sting to be sentenced in June

    A Malta man arrested in a child sex sting is scheduled to be sentenced in a Wisconsin court in June.
    April 10, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Cortland man faces sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A Cortland man facing sexual assault charges will go before a judge Wednesday.Andrew V. C ...
    April 7, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • DeKalb man faces child pornography charges

    SYCAMORE – A man police say had child pornography in his DeKalb home remained at the DeKalb County Jail on Thursday.
    April 7, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Carjacking suspect dies after leading police on chase

    DeKALB – A man stole an SUV at gunpoint in DeKalb on Wednesday and later shot himself to death after leading police on a miles-long chase that ended n ...
    April 6, 2016 - 9:27 pm
  • Delivery driver reports armed robbery in DeKalb

    DeKALB – A delivery driver reported he was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday evening outside an apartment building at 919 Ridge Drive, police said.
    April 6, 2016 - 8:02 pm
  • Police say North Aurora man stole tires, pressure washer from Ford dealer

    SYCAMORE – A North Aurora man remained at the DeKalb County Jail on Monday after police say he entered a restricted area of a DeKalb car dealership an ...
    April 4, 2016 - 8:46 pm
  • Justices asked to rule that racial bias trumps jury secrecy

    WASHINGTON – The American jury room is a bit like Las Vegas: What happens there is supposed to stay there.
    April 2, 2016 - 10:51 pm
  • Judge: McCullough will remain in prison for now

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge on Friday refused to make a ruling on Jack McCullough's request for immediate release from Pontiac Correctional Cente ...
    April 2, 2016 - 12:04 am
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