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  • Tips sought on vandalism at Waterman home

    WATERMAN – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about vandalism to a home in Waterman that occurred over the holiday weekend.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • New trees planned for DeKalb Nature Trail

    DeKALB – It’s time for new trees on the DeKalb Nature Trail, park board members have decided.“We’ve ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • 39 tickets, arrests in roadside safety check

    ELGIN – Between the evening of July 3 and morning of July 4, there were 39 citations and arrests at a roadside safety check on Annie Glidden Road nort ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Beer nuggets a tasty DeKalb tradition

    DeKALB – Larry Finn says what so many locals know: Beer nuggets are “a DeKalb thing.” “They say beer ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • Spring NIU retirements total 183

    DeKALB – The number of retiring Northern Illinois University employees more than tripled this spring, but the total was nowhere near the 800 employees ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Vigil remembers Schulz as death investigation continues

    DeKALB – A sea of cutoff jean shorts, brightly colored balloons, candles and cowboy boots flowed into Hopkins Park to honor the life of Steven Schulz.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Photos: Balloon Release for Steven Schulz

    Images from a memorial event at Hopkins Park on Friday. ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • DeKalb man receives probation for attempted child porn

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man accused of binding and photographing two young, clothed girls in his home was sentenced to four years’ probation and released ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Schulz memorial event planned tonight

    DeKALB – Friends of Steven Schulz are hosting a public memorial for him tonight.Friends and family o ...
    July 11, 2014 - 2:46 pm
  • NIU video game camp offers students creative outlet

    DeKALB – Diego Wu's first trip out of Taiwan has landed him in DeKalb, where the 11-year-old is learning how to create his own video games.
    July 10, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Bond reduced in DeKalb cocaine case

    SYCAMORE – A 24-year-old DeKalb man accused of having about 37 grams of cocaine in a safe under his bed had his bond reduced Thursday from $250,000 to ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Bond is set at $150,000 in Cortland marijuana case

    CORTLAND – Tadd Reiter is expected to ask a judge to reduce his $150,000 bond next week after police said they found six pounds of marijuana and more ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • July 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 ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb announces new finance director

    DeKALB - The finance director for the village of Carpentersville is headed to DeKalb.Cathy Haley, a ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Polar vortex to make return next week

    Despite it being July, jackets may be in order next week as an essence of the dreaded polar vortex is expected to come through the Chicago area.
    July 10, 2014 - 11:47 pm
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