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LA man charged with killing ex, prominent family therapist

February 19, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend, a prominent family therapist and the former fiancee of comedian Drew Carey, was charged Wednesday with her murder.Dr. Amie Harwick died over the weekend after Gareth Pursehouse...

US says Chinese military stole masses of Americans’ data

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO | February 10, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said...

Prosecutors: Thief dropped journal with list of homes to hit

February 10, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say they busted a well-organized burglar after he allegedly dropped a notebook during a break-in that contained a list of other places he planned to target.Robert Shull Goddard, 49, is accused of smashing...

Sycamore resident arrested for 15 counts of attempted burglary

By Northern Star staff | November 15, 2011

According to a press release, Sycamore resident Colin T. Young was arrested Monday for 15 counts of residential and attempted residential burglary and 19 counts of burglary to motor vehicle. After a six month investigation, the DeKalb County Sheriff's...

Man charged in burglary

By Dave Gong | April 27, 2011

DeKALB | A DeKalb man has been charged with breaking into two vehicles in the 1000 block of Spiros Court.Jacob M. Minuth, 21, has been charged with two counts of burglary to a motor vehicle. Stephanie Klein, DeKalb County assistant state's attorney, said...

Burglarized apartment is same scene as April 5 shooting

By Dave Gong | April 21, 2011

DeKALB | The scene of the April 5 shooting on Aspen Court was found burglarized Tuesday morning. DeKalb Police Chief Bill Feithen said the tenant of the apartment where Devon Butler had been shot called the DeKalb Police Department at 9:02 a.m. Tuesday...

Crime Stoppers offer reward for info on Sycamore burglary

By Meaghan Harms | March 1, 2011

Sycamore | According to a press release, Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a residential burglary. The burglary, which was reported Feb. 27, occurred in the 1500 block of South Sunflower Drive in Sycamore. Two purses and coats were taken from the...

Crime Stoppers looking for information

By Northern Star Staff | November 8, 2010

Crime Stoppers is seeking information on an alleged burglary on Oct. 21 at the DeKalb County Animal Shelter, 16173 Base Line Road, Genoa. Two computers, one of which was a laptop, and cash were reported stolen.Anyone with information is urged to call...

Crime Stoppers seeks information on local burglary

By Northern Star Staff | September 20, 2010

Crime Stoppers is seeking information on a burglary that took place Sept. 14 on Route 38 in rural Maple Park. During the burglary several items were taken, including firearms. The firearms taken are: AR15 assault rifle, .22 caliber rifle and a 9mm Beretta...