This Month Marks 5 Years Since Tornado Ravaged DeKalb County Town Of FairdaleThis month marks five years since an EF-4 tornado swept through the DeKalb County community of Fairdale, leaving several homes and businesses flattened.
Indiana Man Arrested After Police Allegedly Find 7,000 Child Porn Images On ComputerA man from DeKalb County, Indiana was charged with multiple counts of possession of child pornography and drug possession Monday, prosecutors said.
DeKalb Sheriff’s Deputies Searching For Convicted Child Sex OffenderDeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for 23-year-old Christian M. Elliot.
DeKalb County Detectives Continue Seeking Answers In Sycamore Double MurderIt's been a year since the discovery of the murders of an 85-year-old Sycamore area woman and her 64-year-old son, and so far, detectives in DeKalb County are still trying to find the one clue that will solve the case.
DeKalb Man Charged With Sexually Abusing MinorA man has been charged with sexually abusing a minor after he allegedly violated an order of protection last month in DeKalb County.
Police "Frustrated" Murders Of Elderly Woman, Son Still UnsolvedSix months after an 85-year old woman and her 65-year old son were found beaten to death in their Sycamore area home, police appeared no closer to solving the murders.
Hunter Rescued From Woods In DeKalb County Hours After Falling In RiverThe 31-year-old Kingston man was out hunting with a friend in the Kishwaukee River State Fish and Wildlife Area, according to a statement from the DeKalb County sheriff’s office.
Computer Outage Knocks Out 911 Lines In Four CountiesOfficials have managed to re-route 911 calls so they’re getting through to the sheriff’s departments in Ogle, DeKalb, Lee, and Stephenson counties.
DeKalb County Prosecutors Say Conviction In 1957 Cold Case Murder Should Be OverturnedProsecutors in DeKalb County have said the conviction of a 76-year-old man in the 1957 murder of a 7-year-old girl, because newly obtained phone records show he could not possibly have abducted her.
Aurora Priest Charged With Sexually Abusing Two Children Younger Than 13Alfredo Pedraza Arias, 49, was charged with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a minor, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
Homemade Alcohol Might Have Killed DeKalb County Jail InmateDeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said Brandon Washington became very sick at 1:48 a.m. Monday, after drinking hooch—homemade alcohol—which is common among inmates in jails and prisons.
Tulip Tree Memorial Stolen From DeKalb County CemeteryThe trees were meant to honor a family's father and grandfather.
Without Government Aid, Recovery From April Tornado Slow In FairdaleThe EF-4 tornado that hit Fairdale on April 9 has been described as the area's greatest natural disaster in generations.
Blanding's Turtle Missing From DeKalb Forest PreserveIt may be the last of its kind in DeKalb County: a turtle that's classified as threatened in Illinois is missing from a DeKalb forest preserve.
DeKalb County Changing Zoning Laws For Fairdale To Help Tornado Victims RebuildDeKalb County officials have said they’re committed to making sure everyone who wants to rebuild after last month’s tornado in the small town of Fairdale can clear any legal hurdles that might be in their way.