DeKalb, Illinois police department news
A DeKalb man was denied bond by a DeKalb County judge as he faces murder charges in the shooting death of 33-year-old Carl Austin, who prosecutors allege Romel A. Hollingsworth Jr. shot 13 times after a marijuana deal went bad.
Update: A DeKalb man has been charged with first degree murder stemming from a Sunday afternoon marijuana deal that went bad near University Village apartments, according to court records.
A DeKalb man who was 18 when he was accused of fatally shooting a Rochelle teenager in 2020 pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder, and will spend the next 30 years in jail, court records show.
DeKalb 34-year-old Deaundre Brooks and the man accused of his murder, Calvin Hamilton, rode in the same car on Interstate 88 a week ago when the two got into an argument and Hamilton pulled the trigger, prosecutors alleged Friday.
DeKalb police are asking parents to be vigilant after a man recently tried to lure a child into his vehicle while the child was walking home from school, authorities said Friday.. Police also issued details about a suspect wanted in connection to the incident.
DeKalb police are on the lookout for a person connected to a silver Ford F150 pickup truck which allegedly drove into the downtown DeKalb Dunkin’ Donuts building on East Lincoln Highway.
A six-month report reveals the status of where officials believe DeKalb schools stand with promoting safety given the expansion to the school resource officer program in the fall.
A DeKalb man has been charged with murder after he fatally shot another man Thursday night on Interstate 88 between Kane and DeKalb counties, before later leading authorities on a high-speed chase that eventually ended early Friday morning in DuPage County, police said.
A DeKalb woman who last month requested an order of protection against Ward 5 Alderman Scott McAdams alleging verbal and emotional abuse told a DeKalb County judge Friday she no longer wished to pursue the order, and the case was dismissed.
A DeKalb man is facing charges after police say he’s accused of driving while intoxicated and repeatedly stalking a woman who says she doesn’t know him, court records show.
DeKalb alderman Scott McAdams’ political opponents on Thursday called for his resignation and for him to drop his reelection bid after court records surfaced that show a woman sought an order of protection against him earlier this year.
A DeKalb man pleaded guilty Monday to injuring one person in a February 2022 shooting, and was in return sentenced by a DeKalb County judge to 10 years in prison.
A DeKalb man is facing charges after police say he beat a woman and attempted to choke her to prevent her from calling 911 on Christmas Eve, according to DeKalb County court records.
DeKalb County police agencies reported on Christmas Eve that in-town roads appear passable, though continued to urge drivers to use caution as the aftermath of this week’s winter storm brought frigid windchills and icy travel conditions.
Nearly eight years after he was charged with disseminating child pornography, three lawyers and scrapped trials, DeKalb pastor Corey D. Butler was sentenced to 14 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Wednesday in front of a DeKalb County judge.