An Oregon bowhunter is facing multiple charges of poaching whitetail deer in Lee and Ogle counties, including one case in which he is accused of taking six deer from Lowell Park, a Dixon city park and nature preserve off-limits to hunters.
An Erie man who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl is facing more child sex assault charges in Whiteside County.
After looking at the evidence, the Lee County state’s attorney opted to charge an Earlville parolee accused of stealing a vehicle in rural Dixon with three felonies, not the four the sheriff’s office thought he would be charged with.
Dixon native Henry Dixon, a major general with the Illinois Army National Guard, will be inducted into the University of Illinois ROTC Hall of Fame in Springfield on May 3, the Guard said in a news release Wednesday.
An Earlville man wanted for absconding while on parole on a three-year DUI sentence out of DeKalb County – and who also has a pending felony DUI case in Lee County – was arrested Sunday in Dixon in a stolen vehicle, the Lee County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Police in four area counties are looking for a 33-year-old Sterling woman charged with a variety of crimes, including stealing from residents at a nursing home where she worked.
The former accounting administrator for the Woodhaven Lakes resort in Sublette was sentenced Tuesday.
An Ogle County judge Friday ruled an Oregon man guilty of six counts of criminal sexual assault and one of battery of a minor girl after a bench trial in November.
It wasn’t a particularly long retirement for former 14th Judicial Circuit Judge Stanley B. Steines.
The 17-year-old Rock Falls boy charged with shootiing a woman in the leg on Feb. 2 is charged as an adult and therefore named in charging documents filed in Whiteside County court.
An 18-year-old Dixon man accused of robbing Casey’s early Wednesday while masked and displaying a handgun was arrested about an hour later carrying “a very realistic looking Glock BB gun,” police said in a news release.
A Deer Grove man charged with aggravated DUI resulting in death in a head-on collision that took the life of a Walnut man Oct. 21, 2021, and also charged nine months later with possession of a controlled substance, is set to be tried in the second, unrelated drug case on March 1.
Bath & Body Works, which has closed its shop in Northland Mall, opened Friday in Sterling Crossing across the street.
The year-end numbers are in, and they show that video gaming has remained fairly steady in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside counties over the last two calendar years.
A Dixon man who had a misdemeanor sex abuse conviction nearly 30 years ago now has a similar felony conviction under his belt.