DeKalb County Sheriff's Office news
Three children under 8 were hospitalized after a two-car crash west of DeKalb in Malta Township over the weekend, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.
A former Sycamore man who lives now in Tennessee faces criminal charges after police said he sexually assaulted two children he knows multiple times between 2014 and 2017, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.
A Mendota 18-year-old was killed in a traffic crash at the intersection of University Road and Illinois State Route 30 on Thursday in Shabbona, confirmed DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller.
Chicago Road will be closed from Howison Road to Governor Beveridge Highway at 7 a.m. on Friday for asphalt patching, according the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. The closure is expected to last all day.
A Kirkland man was hospitalized Saturday after a bus collided with the motorcycle he was driving in a crash south of Waterman, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.
The intersection at Peace Road and Illinois Route 23 in Sycamore was reopened Monday evening after a temporary closure due to a collision involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle, said police.
A 59-year-old man from Genoa was killed in what Genoa police said Friday was a hit-and-run collision this week. A Belvidere woman accused of driving a car and leaving the scene after the collision is "fully cooperating" with authorities, police said.
Three men recently posted bail amid charges they’re facing after police said the trio was shooting guns near a residence in rural DeKalb when a bullet went into a nearby home and struck a woman sitting in her living room.
A student pilot and his instructor are safe after they had to make an emergency landing in rural DeKalb Thursday evening, said DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Sullivan.
A collision involving a semi-trailer truck leaking diesel fuel and an SUV at State Route 72 and Five Points Road in Kingston prompted a multi-agency response this week.
A former CNA at the DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center was arrested Monday on forgery charges after police allege she defrauded the facility more than $16,000 by inflating the number of hours she worked, sheriff’s officials said.
DeKalb County area police agencies announced they’ll ramp up patrols starting Thursday through the July 4 holiday as part of a statewide plan to enforce seatbelts and encourage motorists not to drive while impaired.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office issued nearly 50 seat belt violations to area motorists in its recent “Click It or Ticket” Memorial Day patrol campaign, meant to encourage drivers to wear seatbelts while on the road.
The intersection of Chicago Road and Governor Beveridge Highway in rural Somonauk Township is closed until further notice due to a large sinkhole that developed in the area, confirmed DeKalb County highway officials Friday.
A 25-year-old bicyclist from Pennsylvania in town for work was killed after he was struck by a car in rural Clinton Township in southern DeKalb County Tuesday, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, which identified the man Wednesday.