Update: NIU officials said police have determined threats of mass violence were not credible Monday after an anonymous email sent to faculty that included requests for a “large police presence in hopes of gaining international news” attention.
Democrat Suzanne Willis has resigned as chair of the DeKalb County Board effective immediately, DeKalb County officials announced Friday. Willis served nearly a decade on the DeKalb County Board in various elected roles.
Two teenagers were hospitalized Thursday after they suffered injuries when the car they were in went off the road, rolled over and caught fire upside down in a Sycamore residential yard, trapping one of the teens inside.
A rural intersection south of DeKalb that’s undergone increased scrutiny due to repeated severe crashes will this year see the installation of blinking lights in an attempt to alleviate traffic dangers, said a county official this week.
A judge on Wednesday denied a request for release by a teenager who’s been held in juvenile custody since September, accused of stabbing to death his Sycamore High School peer, Kaleb McCall. More details also came to light about the attack.
More than 3 dozen people held “Justice for Kaleb McCall” signs outside the DeKalb County Courthouse Wednesday to support the family of a Sycamore High School teen, 17, stabbed to death Sept. 7. Another teen charged in the slaying appeared in court.