DeKalb County, Illinois Sheriff news
The DeKalb County Coroner’s Office confirmed a 46-year-old Aurora man died in a fatal motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon near Shabbona.
A Kirkland man is facing charging after he was arrested recently for a June incident during which police say he set a vehicle on fire by exploding fireworks inside it and then lied to police about it.
Update: Bond for a DeKalb man charged with attempted murder and arrested Sunday following a recent shooting inside a garage in the Suburban Apartments residential complex on Twombly Road has been set at $250,000.
A North Aurora man is facing charges after police say he allegedly attacked an autistic student, rendering the 14-year-old unconscious on a bus ride back to the boy's Montgomery home from Camelot Northwest Center for Autism in Genoa. The boy was unconscious for more than a half hour before paramedics were called to resuscitate him.
Parts of Genoa Road remain closed Friday night nearly five hours after a semi tractor-trailer carrying boxes of cereal overturned and hit two utility poles at Genoa Road and Cherry Valley Road, said DeKalb County Sheriff’s officials.
Newly sworn-in DeKalb County Sheriff Andrew Sullivan said Thursday he looks forward to hitting the campaign trail and answering questions “directly from the people we serve.” Sullivan, who’s been with the sheriff’s office since 1996, was officially sworn in Thursday, becoming the first new face as sheriff in more than three decades.
A Cortland man is facing criminal charges after he threw a chihuahua at a wall during a domestic dispute, killing the animal, police say.
Update: One man is hospitalized after suffering a gunshot wound to the leg following a shooting near a party where people gathered outside of the Suburban Estates apartment complex late Wednesday, police said.
A DeKalb man, who was arrested Monday after resisting arrest following a missed court date now faces additional charges after allegedly bringing drugs into the DeKalb County Jail.