9 hrs ago
Sycamore man accused of burglary spree
A 20 year-old Sycamore man accused of breaking into a home and stealing various items from five cars told police he was drunk the night the events happened, authorities said.
14 hrs ago
DeKalb woman accused of breaking infant's arm arraigned
SYCAMORE – Christina Timm smiled at her husband when she entered the courtroom Thursday on allegations she broke her infant daughter's arm.
County Zero Waste task force proposal OKa d by committee
SYCAMORE – County Zero Waste task force members hope that in the future their priorities can be expanded and recycling opportunities can be provided for more DeKalb County residents.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Sex offender pleads guilty to weapons charges
SYCAMORE – A registered sex offender accused of carrying weapons into a Waterman park agreed to plead guilty Tuesday afternoon just before his trial was scheduled to begin, officials said.
De Kalb Midweek
Rabid bat found in DeKalb home
DeKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department confirms its first rabid bat of the year was found Aug. 19 in a home in DeKalb.
Oncken still considering his County Board status
SYCAMORE – A week after DeKalb County Board members filled two vacancies, board member Riley Oncken is still considering quitting because of questions of whether the office conflicts with him serving as a conflict public defender.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Aug. 27 police reports
Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments.
DeKalb man sent to prison over ecstasy
SYCAMORE – A 26-year-old DeKalb man originally accused of threatening to kill a pizza delivery driver for stealing his marijuana was sentenced to prison Tuesday as part of a plea agreement, authorities said.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Auto shop helps deter drinking and driving
SYCAMORE – Think Driven owner Sean Kellett makes sure that every time he installs a breathalyzer in a customer's car, he also is teaching them about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Return to the roost: More 25- to 34-year-olds move back in with parents
Jenna Olson , 19, and Jake Olson , 21, help their mom, Lori Olson, prepare dinner Monday at the family's Sycamore home.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Election judges sought for November vote
SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Clerk and Recorder's office is seeking people to serve as election judges for the Nov. 4 general election.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sycamore West Elementary School parents invited to first day
SYCAMORE – Marco Barrera was a little nervous to start his first day of school in Illinois, but he's ready for whatever lies ahead.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
DeKalb area police warn about car parts thefts
DeKALB – Police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity after four catalytic converters were reported stolen from beneath vehicles parked in locations along Sycamore Road in DeKalb.
Sycamore farm stand sales benefit Feed'em Soup
This is the second year they are raising money for Feed'em Soup. SYCAMORE - Sycamore farmer Ben Drake considered closing down his sweet corn fundraiser for the Feed'em Soup Community Project last weekend before business started to slowly pick up.
De Kalb Midweek
Stage Coachers auditioning for 'White Christmas'
SYCAMORE – Auditions for Stage Coach Players' production of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" will be held at the Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave. in Sycamore, from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24 and from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 25. "White Christmas" is based on the 1954 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring ... (more)
Our View: Keep airport management with city
We appreciate the contributions that DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport makes to the community.
Chicago man accused of selling cocaine near NIU
SYCAMORE – A 27-year-old Chicago man had his first court appearance Monday on allegations he sold less than a gram of cocaine near Northern Illinois University in November.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Sycamore Pumpkin Festival names parade marshal, festival friend
SYCAMORE – Jerry Malmassari is looking forward to seeing children drop off their decorated pumpkins on the courthouse lawn in October, tilting and turning them in the grass until the pumpkins look perfect.
Paw Lickina fundraiser helps pets in need
Paw Lickin' Good owner Carol Dean points to a puzzle raffle where customers pay for a chance to pick the missing puzzle piece at the store in Sycamore on Monday, August 18, 2014.
NIU's Bill Nicklas to resign effective Nov. 1
DeKALB – Top Northern Illinois University administrator Bill Nicklas had been considering resigning from the university for several weeks before making it official Monday.