Lee County Sheriff's Office news
A Nelson man convicted of a violent assault on a baby in 2017 now also is facing sexual assault charges, accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a physically disabled 14-year-old girl while her parents and siblings slept nearby.
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Dixon, Lee County and Amboy all participated in the annual Shop with a Cop at Dixon's Walmart Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022.
Whiteside County voters will be asked Tuesday to increase the countywide sales tax by 1%. Here's why.
The shooting late Sunday in Nelson may be a case of self-defense.
Two people were killed and another injured around 3 p.m. Saturday in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of La Moille and Maytown roads, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said in a new release Sunday.
The kayaker whose body was found in the Rock River near Rock River Estates in Dixon drowned, an autopsy conducted Thursday revealed.
For the second time in a little over a month, an Amboy man is dead and his wife injured, the Lee County sheriff reported.
Whiteside County deputies arrested a Dixon felon accused of breaking into a rural Sterling home.
A 21-year-old Amboy man is dead of an apparent gunshot wound, and his 19-year-old wife was taken to a Rockford hospital with unspecified injuries Sunday, the Lee County sheriff said.
Joel 'Bible Joe' Shoemaker, a longtime volunteer and a saver of souls at the old Lee County jail, died Sunday. He was 67.
The driver whose car struck a tree April 10, resulting in the death of two of his three passengers, was indicted on two counts of reckless homicide, the Lee County state's attorney said this afternoon.
A Yorkville man has been accused of starting a fire in a Plano Walmart, before setting two buildings on fire in DeKalb and then leading police on a chase, where he was arrested on his way to Dixon.