DeKalb County

Jack Daniel McCullough, 71, was charged with kidnapping and murder in the 1957 slaying of 7-year-old Maria Ridulph in Sycamore, Ill. (Photo credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)

1957 Sycamore Murder Suspect Arraigned

The man charged with kidnapping and killing 7-year-old Maria Ridulph more than 50 years ago made his first appearance in an Illinois courtroom on Thursday, a day after he was extradited from Seattle.


Empty Classroom

DeKalb County School Supt. Has To Live Off Wife’s Income

The DeKalb County Regional Superintendent of Schools admits it’s challenging not receiving a paycheck from the state, but says he’s holding out hope that Gov. Pat Quinn will put back the money he removed.

WBBM Newsradio–07/28/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Suspect Fights Extradition In Girl’s 1957 Murder

The Washington state man newly charged in the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl is fighting extradition.


Nicholas Cereste  (DeKalb County State's Attorney)

‘Sugar Daddy’ Busted Trying To Meet Up With 17-Year-Old

DeKalb County authorities are cracking down on “sugar daddy” dating, calling it prostitution over the Internet. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman talks with a woman who says the arrangements are legitimate.


File photo of a walker. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Three Counties Announce Joint Effort To Stop Elder Abuse

The state’s attorneys of three counties have announced a joint effort to scrutinize the deaths of some elderly residents in the future – with the intention of putting a stop to elder abuse.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011

Ice Crystals On A Window. (AP Photo)

Frost Advisory Issued For Chicago Area

A frost advisory has been issued for northern Illinois, and officials are advising sensitive vegetation be covered early Wednesday.


Photo Of The Northern Illinois Veterans Memorial. (Village Of Kirkland Photo)

Vandals Hit Northern Illinois Veterans Memorial

Authorities say parts of a veterans memorial in rural DeKalb County
have been vandalized with some portions broken off and others tagged with graffiti.