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Judge to rule in May on hazing statute in Bogenberger death case
SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge plans to rule May 29 on the constitutionality of hazing charges against four of the five fraternity members accused in the November 2012 death of a Northern Illinois University freshman.
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Sentence reduced for Black in crash that killed Sycamore boy
ST. CHARLES – Benjamin Black's sentence in connection with a crash that killed 11-year-old Matthew Ranken of Sycamore was reduced Thursday from 12 to 9 years in prison.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Our View: Gambling at golf courses worthy of debate
The Great Recession hit golf course operators hard, and the publicly owned courses in DeKalb and Sycamore were no exception.
1957 Murder Cold Case Appealed by Lifer
In 2012, former police officer Jack McCullough was convicted of the 1957 kidnapping and murder of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, a case that ran cold for almost 60 years.
Sycamore man sentenced for raping 7-year-old
SYCAMORE – A 42-year-old Sycamore man was sentenced to 18 years in prison this morning for sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl in September 2011.
Kane forest board doesna t get mission
Once again, the Kane County Forest Preserve District has demonstrated why forest preserve commissioners should be elected separately from county board members.
Watershed planning committee to release initial findings
SYCAMORE – The initial findings of a committee charged with addressing flooding and stormwater problems in DeKalb County will be presented Thursday at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau office.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Sycamore City Council OKs fiscal 2015 budget
The next fiscal year, which starts May 1, will have general fund expenditures of $14,180,842, which will be offset by $14,181,738 in anticipated general fund revenues.
Sycamore post-prom party seeking donations
The event provides a safe, chaperoned extended evening for students after the prom.
New plans for DeKalb County residents to access Metra
Daily shuttle bus service from DeKalb to the Metra station in Elburn is in the works as area transportation officials plan a new $17 million bus depot.
Ex-cop: Nostalgia locked me up for life
"Nostalgia" and flimsy evidence led to guilty verdicts in the nation's oldest cold case ever solved, according to the man serving a life sentence for kidnapping and murdering a neighbor's child in 1957.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Sycamore fire officials revved up about vintage fire engine
Sycamore Fire Preservation Company, a nonprofit organization made up of former and current members of the Sycamore Fire Department, is trying to raise $25,000 to restore a 1923 Stutz fire truck, the city's first motorized fire engine.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Lenten season ends with celebration of Easter
Lucia Osorio , Antonio Parra, and Linda Dolder assist in carrying the cross during a Good Friday service Friday at St. Catherine of Genoa Catholic Church.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Black to ask judge to reduce prison sentence
SYCAMORE – Benjamin Black's attorney will ask a judge Thursday to reduce his 12-year prison sentence for having heroin in his system during a crash that killed a Sycamore boy.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Sentencing delayed for man who left children behind after Sycamore crash
SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Judge John McAdams thinks there might be a better option for James Colpen than prison or probation.
Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park purchase approved by DeKalb County Board
SYCAMORE – Sycamore resident Jose Hernandez saw more Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park residents than ever before during Wednesday evening's DeKalb County Board meeting.
April 16 police reports
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Our View: Sober house plan deserved better
A plan to buy a home at 303 E. Exchange St. in Sycamore for use as a sober-living house deserved better debate than it received from the DeKalb County Board.
Police: Woman hit man with tire iron along I-88
SYCAMORE – A 38-year-old Chicago woman accused of striking a family or household member with a tire iron was released on her own recognizance this week.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Crime Stoppers seeks tips in Genoa, Sycamore thefts
In the overnight hours of April 7, tools, several new Interstate automotive batteries and an undisclosed amount of cash were taken from a garage in the 600 block of Park Avenue in Genoa.