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  • 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
  • Bond reduced for DeKalb woman accused of breaking child's arm

    SYCAMORE — A judge drastically reduced the bond of the DeKalb woman accused of breaking two bones in her 5-month-old daughter's arm – but not to an am ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Country music show collects school supplies

    DeKALB – Gary Mullis is hosting the sixth annual Country Music Show for School Supplies from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 20.
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb band concert features eclectic mix of music

    Mark Robinson will be the featured vocalist at the DeKalb Municipal Band’s summer band concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Hopki ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘How to Succeed’ opens today at Stagecoach

    Stage Coach Players presents “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” today through July 20. The show is based on the book by Abe Burrows, ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Fest parade takes a new route

    The fifth Kishwaukee Fest of DeKalb County will feature a variety of events around DeKalb County.The ...
    July 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Train safety seminar in Maple Park aims to prevent tragedies

    MAPLE PARK – Visitors who headed to Wednesday night's railway safety seminar at the Maple Park Community Center walked past a large white cross that s ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • NIU task force takes aim at sex assault

    DeKALB – Raquel Chavez thinks more Northern Illinois University students might report sexual assaults if only they knew where to turn.
    July 9, 2014 - 11:40 pm
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