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  • Tips sought in Genoa, Sycamore incidents

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking information about a fence that was damaged and about items missing from the Genoa cemetery.
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Sheriff’s office helps bust ‘card cracking’ scheme

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s office was part of a federal investigation that led to the charges against 29 people in connection with a fraud ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • DeKalb man pleads not guilty to child porn

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb man formally pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 50 counts of child pornography.Brento ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Bond reduced for man accused of kicking pregnant girlfriend

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge drastically reduced bond Tuesday for a Lemont man accused of kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach in Cortla ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • More than 120 DeKalb County officers train to use Narcan

    DeKALB – More than once in his nearly 20-year police career, DeKalb Community Relations officer Chad McNett has arrived at a scene to find someone unc ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • NIU police looking for suspect who kicked service dog

    DeKALB – Although she didn’t see it, Jessica Woollcombe knows her 7-year-old poodle mix service dog was kicked so hard it required surgery, and she wa ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Kingston village president arrested on possessing village credit card

    KINGSTON – Longtime Kingston Village President John Munro has been arrested on charges he possessed a village credit card without consent, officials s ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Police: Lemont man kicked pregnant girlfriend in Cortland

    SYCAMORE — Bond was set at $100,000 Friday for a Lemont man accused of kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach in Cortland.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Driver in 2009 bank robbery sent to prison

    SYCAMORE – A Chicago woman who said she drove her boyfriend and his cousin to rob a DeKalb bank with an assault rifle accepted a plea agreement Thursd ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Ex-swim coach denies sex assault charges

    SYCAMORE – A former DeKalb-Sycamore co-op swim coach has denied criminal charges alleging she had a sexual relationship with an underage swimmer betwe ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • DeKalb man jailed months after attack outside liquor store

    SYCAMORE — A DeKalb man accused of knocking another DeKalb man unconscious in July at Thirsty Liquors was being held in jail Wednesday, unable to post ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • 22-year-old accused of arson, burglary

    SANDWICH – A 22-year-old Montgomery man accused of arson and burglary was sitting in jail Thursday afternoon on $250,000 bond, authorities said.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Prison sentence issued in Sandwich drug case

    SYCAMORE – A Sandwich man is heading to prison after admitting he tried to sell cocaine in August 2012, court records show.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Police: DeKalb man accused of attempted murder in stabbing

    DeKALB – Mustafa C. Sahin broke into his ex-girlfriend’s bedroom and stabbed her new boyfriend repeatedly while swearing he was going to kill him, DeK ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Fight outside DeKalb party leads to stabbing

    DeKALB – A Northern Illinois University fraternity member is accused of stabbing a man during a fight that started when a group of people were trying ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:15 pm
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