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  • Facebook helps DeKalb police catch burglary suspect

    DeKALB – When Israel Valenzuela-Piedra saw an incriminating photo of himself carrying items from Wal-Mart on DeKalb police’s Facebook page, he decided ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Police arrest missing sex offender at hospital

    SYCAMORE – After a daylong search, police have arrested Robert Gahlbeck, the sex offender accused of failing to give authorities a new address, court ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Short jail sentence ordered in Kingston frog-carcass case

    SYCAMORE — The Kingston man accused of dropping 15 to 20 dead frogs on his neighbor's porch will have to seek a psychiatric evaluation, court records ...
    July 22, 2014 - 10:16 pm
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