A three-year investigation involving DeKalb police, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies throughout northern Illinois resulted in the arrest of five men from DeKalb, Sycamore and Aurora on various illegal drug charges, authorities said.
Two days into Illinois’ new cashless bail system, release for those accused of a crime in DeKalb County while they await criminal proceedings looks different. A glimpse into what the hearings look like now:
DeKalb teenager Gracie Sasso-Cleveland's loved ones gathered without her this week to mark what would have been her 16th birthday. The teenager was found dead in May, and family members held a "Gracie's Day" event in her honor.
The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce held a Community Protection & Well-Being Forum: A Conversation about the Safe-T Act Wednesday in the DeKalb County Community Foundation Freight Room in Sycamore. Speakers on hand were DeKalb County State's Attorney Rick Amato, DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Sullivan, 23rd Judicial Circuit Court Chief Judge Bradley Waller and Sycamore Police Chief Jim Winters.
Kaleb McCall’s loved ones and coworkers on Monday remembered the 17-year-old Sycamore High School senior as kind, funny and hard-working and said they’re still in shock that he was stabbed to death last week.
A Genoa man accused of intentionally starting a fire to a downtown Genoa building in June was arrested again this week for failing to appear in court for a status hearing on the charges, according to DeKalb County court records.