Pair Charged With Stealing Jewelry During Party In ElginTwo Dekalb County residents were charged with stealing jewelry from a home while a party was going on over the weekend in northwest suburban Elgin.
DeKalb County Shelter Planning Facility For Aging Pets Of SeniorsAnimal-loving senior citizens will no longer have to choose to give up their pets without ever seeing them again, if the DeKalb County Board approves a proposed animal shelter addition.
Elderly Woman Dies After DeKalb County CrashBeverly Z. Gainey was driving a 2005 Ford van about 5 p.m. on Illinois Route 23 when the accident happened north of Elva Road in unincorporated Afton Township, according to a statement from the DeKalb County sheriff’s office.
Wandering Black Bear Could Be Headed Back To WisconsinChris Young, spokesman for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, said it appears the bear is making a loop -- down from Wisconsin; through Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb, and Ogle counties; then apparently back northwest.
Black Bear Spotted Again In Far West SuburbsThe far west suburban town of Genoa was abuzz Wednesday morning, with reports of a black bear sighting.
Man Missing After New Year's Party Found Dead In WaterDevin G. Blakely, 20, was found dead by friends in a waterway about 2:45 p.m. Thursday in the 10000 block of Duffy Road in Waterman, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office.
Suburban Mayors Back Same-Sex Marriage LegislationThe group is largely nonpartisan officials from Kane, DuPage, DeKalb and Kendall counties.
Man Dies After Lawn Mower Falls On HimWhile the man’s death was described as an “accident,” the incident remains under investigation.
Pet Wallaroo Missing In DeKalb CountyYou might think you're in Australia, if you come across an unusual animal that's on the loose in DeKalb County.
Governor Asks For 11 Counties To Be Named Federal Disaster AreasOn Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
Red Cross Providing Shelter For 200 Affected By FloodsThe American Red Cross has opened seven shelters to provide relief for nearly 200 people who were forced from their homes this week by flooding in Cook, DuPage, Lake, and DeKalb counties.
Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To FloodsThe designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.
Evans Hopes Cook County Courts Can Get Cameras SoonWith a high-profile triple murder trial underway in DuPage County with a camera in the courtroom, Cook County’s chief judge was left wondering when Chicago would be able to follow suit within its own court system.
Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash In DeKalb CountyA vintage World War II fighter plane crashed in DeKalb County Tuesday afternoon. Police said the pilot was alert and talking to emergency workers.
Young Victim’s Brother Testifies In Trial For 1957 MurderCharles Ridulph thought his 7-year-old sister, Maria, was outside playing with a friend near their Sycamore home on Dec. 3, 1957.