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

1957 Child Murder Suspect To Be Extradited To Illinois

He insists he didn’t do it, but suspect in a 1957 murder in Sycamore is willingly coming back to Illinois to face charges here.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

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.

07/13/2011

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

Prosecutor: Suspect In 1957 Murder To Return To Illinois Soon

The DeKalb County prosecutor said Tuesday that the man accused in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl could be sent back to Illinois within weeks.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

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

Authorities To Discuss Case Against 1957 Murder Suspect

Prosecutors and investigators are to hold a news conference in Sycamore this afternoon to release more information about their case against a defendant in a 54-year-old murder case.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

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

Suspect In 1957 Child Murder Says He Has ‘Ironclad’ Alibi

The Seattle man charged with the murder of a 7-year-old girl more than half a century ago says he didn’t do it, and he has an ironclad alibi.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

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

Suspect In 1957 Sycamore Murder Charged As Fugitive

A Seattle man arrested in the 1957 killing of a girl in Sycamore has been charged with being a fugitive, as authorities attempt to have him returned to Illinois to face murder charges.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

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

Accused Killer In 1957 Child Murder Held On $3M Bail

Jack Daniel McCullough was charged last week in Illinois with murdering 7-year-old Maria Ridulph, who was abducted while playing with a friend near her home in Sycamore, about 50 miles west of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2011

Murder suspect Jack Daniel McCullough, left; victim Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police; Chicago Sun-Times)

Breakthrough In Sycamore Child-Murder Case Was Long Time Coming

The 71-year-old Seattle man charged in Maria Ridulph’s death did not make a scheduled court appearance Saturday; the judge suggested health issues were to blame.

07/02/2011

Maria Ridulph, 7, was abducted and murdered in 1957. (Courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

DeKalb Prosecutor Announces Break In ’57 Child Murder Case

Maria Ridulph was abducted and slain more than 50 years ago in Sycamore, Ill. Now authorities say a man is in custody in Washington state and awaits extradition to Illinois.

07/01/2011

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Sycamore Attorney Accused Of Prostitution

A Sycamore attorney appeared in court this week on charges of prostitution.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

File Photo (Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

Job Club Looks To Help Unemployed

Every week at the library in Sycamore, those without jobs get together every week: Their goal is to not be a member of the club.

12/09/2010

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