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  • DeKalb woman faces home invasion charge

    DeKALB – Shakita Scott’s wallet was stolen at a party Sunday night, and after a fight broke out hours later at the DeKalb apartment where she thought ...
    April 11, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Assessment office seeks address forms

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s Chief County Assessment Office is asking people who have moved in the past year to contact the office.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • April 10 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 10, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Photos: Farewell Ron Carter

    Images from Ron Carter's "last hoorah" Thursday evening. ...
    April 10, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Happy homecoming for long-deployed parents

    SYCAMORE – Liam Burton waited 167 days to give his mom and dad their first kisses. On Thursday, 18-m ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Service members’ kids benefit from dance show

    When Jodi Riley’s husband was deployed to Afghanistan, her children were able to enroll in sports programs because of scholarships they received throu ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • DeKalb launches emergency alert system

    DeKALB – DeKalb emergency officials have a new way to notify residents in the case of severe weather, large fires or other emergency situations.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Local park board presidents aren’t ruling out gaming terminals

    DeKALB – DeKalb resident Sam Volkert golfs three to four times a week, and he places the occasional $1 side bet with friends.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:44 am
  • Missing Plano man found dead

    PLANO – The 54-year-old Plano man last seen March 21 was found dead Wednesday morning, Plano police said in a news release.
    April 9, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Easter events planned by DeKalb businesses

    DeKALB – Participating downtown DeKalb businesses are giving away free movie tickets – but it's up to customers to find them.DeKALB – Participating do ...
    April 9, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Car hits house near DeKalb

    DeKALB – Bryan and Holly Kuhn were at their home at 8442 Rich Road outside DeKalb around 6 p.m. Wednesday when they heard squealing tires, followed by ...
    April 10, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • Sycamore Park District offers pool pass discounts

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District is offering discounts this spring for early bird pool passes.A 10 ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • 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
  • NIU staff member found dead at Neptune Hall

    DeKALB — A Northern Illinois University staff member died of natural causes Wednesday morning at the Neptune Hall dormitory, officials said.
    April 9, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Authorities: Nothing suspicious in Krueger Business Center fire

    GENOA – Fire officials said they have found nothing suspicious about a fire at a Genoa business center that houses a fuel distributor being sued by th ...
    April 9, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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