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  • Police: Kingston teens torched truck

    KINGSTON – An 18-year-old man and a younger teen boy torched a pick-up truck in the 300 block of East Railroad Street in Kingston about 4:30 a.m. Tues ...
    July 2, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Child rape case leaves mysteries

    Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thum ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Campbell defends decision to drop charge in NIU rape case

    SYCAMORE – Clay Campbell said he never would have charged a former Northern Illinois University police officer in the rape of an NIU student had he kn ...
    July 2, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • Campbell expected to testify in rape case hearing

    SYCAMORE – Former DeKalb County State’s Attorney Clay Campbell is expected to testify today in a former Northern Illinois University police officer’s ...
    July 2, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Sycamore teen faces DUI charge in crash

    SYCAMORE — Police say an 18-year-old Sycamore man was drunk when he crashed his vehicle into a tree early Saturday, leading authorities to airlift him ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Oswego man accused of child rape

    SYCAMORE — A 32-year-old Oswego man accused of sexually two children in Kendall County faces similar charges here for allegedly assaulting one of thos ...
    June 30, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • June 30 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 ...
    June 29, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Sycamore driver nods off, crashes minivan

    SYCAMORE – A 40-year-old Sycamore man was charged with driving on a revoked license after he fell asleep while driving Friday morning and ended up in ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • New leader takes the reins of DeKalb County's drug court program

    SYCAMORE – Michael Douglas has had a busy but smooth transition into his new role as administrator of the DeKalb County drug program.
    June 27, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man pulled knife in bar

    DeKALB — A 21-year-old DeKalb man is due in court next month after pulling a knife on someone last weekend in Lord Stanley's bar in downtown DeKalb, a ...
    June 27, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • DeKalb man gets 8 years for rape, domestic battery

    SYCAMORE – Martin Quintana did not want to be sent to prison Thursday before he asked the judge multiple questions about his sentence.
    June 26, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • June 26 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 ...
    June 26, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Somonauk man pleads guilty to theft

    SYCAMORE – A 37-year-old Somonauk-area man who admitted stealing tools and other items could face up to 30 years in prison when he is sentenced in Aug ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • June 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 ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Woman hurt in crash on Fairview Drive

    DeKALB – A 67-year-old woman was taken to Kishwaukee Hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening Tuesday after police said a semitrailer driv ...
    June 25, 2014 - 10:03 pm
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