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Four people taken to the hospital in DeKalb Co. crash
DEKALB COUNTY (WREX) - Four people were hurt after a van ran a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle in DeKalb County on Thursday. According to officials, it happened just before noon on Thursday. A Dodge Caravan was traveling eastbound on Baseline Road and was approaching Glidden Road. The dri
Police reports for Nov. 16
• Terril L. Myers, 45, of the 600 block of Ellwood Avenue, was charged Wednesday, Nov. 7, with financial exploitation of the elderly.
Sycamore School District 427 dicusses Illinois Report Card data
District 427 board members listened to a presentation from Kris Webster, director of curriculum, about recentIllinois Report Card datafrom the 2017-18 school year during the board’s meeting Tuesday at North Elementary School.
Woman Armed With Garden Hoe Charged In Home Invasion: Police
ST. CHARLES, IL – A 30-year-old Franklin Park woman faces a home invasion charge after she used a garden hoe to bust her way into a home in St. Charles last weekend, authorities said. Adilene Pimentel is also charged with two counts of criminal damage to property in connection with the Nov. 10 incid
DeKalb police discuss how cuts could affect safety for staff, public
[Mark Busch - email@example.com]Photos by Mark Busch – firstname.lastname@example.orgDeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery (shown) said the department might need to reshuffle some positions around to fill areas of need if cuts are made."When a vacancy occurs, the division it has the greatest impact on is patrol,
DeKalb Lowe's to stay open amid news of nationwide closures
"While decisions that impact our associates are never easy, the store closures are a necessary step in our strategic reassessment as we focus on building a stronger business," Marvin Ellison, Lowe's president and CEO, said in a Nov. 5 news release from Lowe's. "We believe our people are the foundati
Quiz Bowl Challenge: Marengo High School vs. Eyewitness News
WTVO/WQRF - You may have heard of "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader," but how about "Are You Smarter Than Quiz Bowl Participants?" Eyewitness News Anchors Kathleen Cohen and Jay Leonardi, along with Meteorologist Ryan Belz as host, take on Marengo High School's Chloe Bankel.
Route 38 in Creston reopens after multiple crashes reported
OGLE COUNTY (WIFR) -- Illinois Route 38 at Beck Road in Creston has re-opened after several accidents Thursday afternoon. According to a Facebook post from the Ogle County Sheriff's Office, several vehicles were involved in accidents and removed from the area. Several authorities responded to acci
Boys bowling: Sycamore tops DeKalb in rivalry match
DeKALB – The Sycamore bowling team rode a big second game to beat DeKalb in the first rivalry match of the season, 3,491-3,302.
Mumps Cases Connected To Huntley High School
MCHENRY COUNTY, IL – Health officials have linked three confirmed cases of mumps to Huntley High School, local health officials said Thursday. The first case was confirmed positive in October, according to a news release from the McHenry County Department of Health. Health officials are now working
Breaking: Talkington claims sexual harassment, retaliation at DeKalb City Hall
Talkington’s attorney on Tuesday filed a workplace discrimination complaint against the city with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In the complaint, Talkington says she was subjected to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, and says her removal was an act of retaliati
Johnny Bobbitt arrested in Philadelphia, charges expected in GoFundMe case
PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Johnny Bobbitt, the man at the center of a GoFundMe campaign that has been the subject of a criminal investigation in recent months, has been arrested in Philadelphia.
Former Elburn Man Arrested in 2017 Domestic Incident Facing Additional Gun, Drug Charges in DeKalb
Police say Dazzo has prior felony convictions. He’s now charged with being an Armed Habitual Criminal, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon, Possession of a Defaced Firearm and Resisting a Peace officer.
Man found guilty of beating, choking girlfriend in Aurora
Daniel Benson, 30, was found guilty Wednesday of four counts of domestic battery after a jury deliberated for two hours, according to a statement from the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
Man charged with pistol-whipping 2 people in Elgin
Joshua Bibbins, 41, of St. Charles, was charged with three felonies, including armed violence, armed battery and being an armed habitual criminal, according to a statement from the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
Miami University vs. Northern Illinois Fearless Prediction, Game Preview
Date: Wednesday, November 14Game Time: 8:00 ETVenue: Huskie Stadium, DeKalb, ILNetwork: ESPNU
Fred VanVleet will donate 160 coats to Rockford kids in need
ROCKFORD (WREX) — Rockford native and NBA star Fred VanVleet is giving back to his hometown ahead of the holidays.VanVleet is donating 160 warm coats for children at the Washington Park Community Center in Rockford.The Auburn High School graduate turned Toronto Raptors player teamed up with Burlingt
Homicide Ruled In West Chicago Death: Coroner
WEST CHICAGO, IL --- A West Chicago death that has been under investigation for nearly a week has been ruled a homicide, according to the DuPage County Coroner's Office. The victim, who was identified as Alexander Nicolas, 26, of West Chicago, was found deceased Friday morning, according to authorit
Local veteran, Sycamore realtor writes children's book about patriotism
SYCAMORE – Local real estate agent and Sycamore resident Travis Velazquez said he is still coping with the loss of his friends who served in Iraq and Afghanistan who died in combat.The Army and Air Force Reserves veteran wanted to do something to honor his friends and also educate people on why it's
One man freed, other held on $50K bond in connection with shots fired incident
SYCAMORE – An Aurora man is being held on $50,000 bond in DeKalb County jail while his apparent partner in a shots-fired crime, a Bartlett man, has been released on his signature.