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  • Information sought about suspect passing counterfeit $100 bills

    MALTA – Police are seeking information about a woman who used a counterfeit $100 bill at Hickey’s gas station in Malta.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Farm machinery flips after close call near DeKalb

    MALTA –A close call between a tractor and an oncoming vehicle Monday led to a piece of farm machinery overturning, but no injuries, police said.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Man suspected in Massachusetts police officer’s slaying had lengthy record

    BOSTON – The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer during a weekend traffic stop had a lengthy criminal record and had been released ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Baltimore officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case

    BALTIMORE – Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Freddie Gray when an ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • State election board questions automatic voter registration

    CHICAGO – A plan to make Illinois the next state to allow automatic voter registration is moving through the Legislature despite the state’s leading e ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife

    CHESTER – A prison inmate whom Drew Peterson allegedly enlisted to kill a state’s attorney said the former suburban Chicago police officer also admitt ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • May 24 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 ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Health officials help with measles vaccine recommendations

    DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department released additional information about measles vaccine recommendations after a family member of a Northern ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Man makes threat with knife outside Sandwich restaurant, grabs for officer's gun

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man who police said threatened another man with a knife and then tried to take an officer’s gun was being held Monday at the DeK ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Crash sends Sycamore police officer to hospital

    SYCAMORE – A Sycamore police officer responding to an emergency call with his emergency equipment activated collided with another car Monday and was t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Riccardi’s to reopen as late-night diner in June

    SYCAMORE –A longtime Sycamore hot dog joint, Riccardi’s Red Hots, will reopen in June as State Street Diner, new owner Danny Carney said.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Automated bomb threat leads to evacuation at DeKalb's Clinton Rosette Middle School

    DeKALB –Clinton Rosette Middle School on Monday was one of several schools around the country that received what appeared to be an automated call mak ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Donald Trump cites climate change in order to build a wall around his golf resort in Ireland

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Irela ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Hillary Clinton email probe in late stage, FBI may question her

    WASHINGTON – FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their ...
    May 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • Supreme Court throws out death sentence from all-white jury

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled decisively in favor of a death-row inmate in Georgia on Monday, chastising state prosecutors for improperly keepi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 9:57 am
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