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  • Police: Marital dispute sparked stabbing in DeKalb

    DeKALB - A 41-year-old Sycamore woman was charged with attempted homicide after she attacked a female acquaintance of her estranged husband with a kni ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Sept. 25 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 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Hinckley man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    HINCKLEY — A Hinckley man who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 remained in jail Thursday unable to post 10 percent of his $500 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Police: Shabbona man had 63 bags of heroin in Hinckley

    HINCKLEY — When a DeKalb County Sheriff's deputy found heroin on Givanni A. Lombardo during a traffic stop, they asked him if they could search his ap ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Routine discovery motions filed in Eames’ case

    SYCAMORE – A defense attorney for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim team coach accused of sexually assaulting a team member declined to comment on the ca ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Federal prison population drops by roughly 4,800

    WASHINGTON – The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • Bond set for DeKalb man accused of stalking wife

    SYCAMORE — The DeKalb man accused of stalking his estranged wife while on probation for stalking her last year will need to post $500 bail to be relea ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Court to consider status of Rita Crundwell pensions

    DIXON – Former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell, who was convicted of stealing nearly $54 million from the northern Illinois city, has argued that her ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:00 am
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