Crime and Courts

  • Shabbona man jailed over car chase

    DIXON – A Shabbona man was in the Lee County Jail on Wednesday on seven criminal charges after a Lee County traffic stop early Wednesday turned into a ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Officials file lawsuit in Cortland MHC sewage spill

    SYCAMORE – Management of the Cortland MHC mobile home park will document how they dispose of sewage while they develop a plan to fix the failing septi ...
    April 10, 2014 - 9:13 am
  • Judge maintains bond in DeKalb drug case

    SYCAMORE – Adrian Chaney made his own legal argument Tuesday morning after a DeKalb County judge declined his attorney's request to reduce his $250,00 ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:23 am
  • 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 ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • 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 ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • DeKalb woman recounts unexpected attack

    DeKALB – Angela Valianos never expected a stranger to jump out of his car and hit her repeatedly when she questioned his driving outside a gas station ...
    April 8, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • DeKalb police investigating home invasion

    DeKALB — Police are searching for eight or nine people who allegedly helped a 21-year-old DeKalb man attack a man inside a DeKalb apartment early Mond ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Police: Chicago man had pot, ammo in dorm room

    DeKALB — Northern Illinois University police arrested a 19-year-old Chicago man Saturday after they say they found ammunition rounds and marijuana in ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Hazing statute challenged in 2012 fraternity drinking death

    SYCAMORE — Defense attorneys for the five former Pi Kappa Alpha members accused in the November 2012 death of a Northern Illinois University freshman ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • 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 ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Petting zoo owner does not post $30K by deadline

    ST. CHARLES – Petting zoo owner Stacy Fiebelkorn of Elgin missed a 4:30 p.m. deadline without putting up $30,000 as required for the care of her impou ...
    April 17, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • 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 ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Bond set in sexual assault case

    SYCAMORE – Bond was set at $200,000 Thursday for a 26-year-old Rockford man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager in Cortland.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • 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 ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Man accused of sexually abusing Cortland teen

    CORTLAND – DeKalb County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 26-year-old Rockford man Wednesday after receiving a report of sexual abuse from the Illinois D ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:25 pm
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