Northern Star

Senior circuit court position to be filled by first female presiding judge of DeKalb county

Dave Gong

November 2, 2011

Circuit Judge Robbin Stuckert will become the first female presiding judge of the DeKalb County judicial circuit following the retirement of current Presiding Judge Kurt Klein.Klein said Stuckert is the senior circuit judge in DeKalb County and has worked with Klein on significant administrative issues."S...

Three suspects in armed robbery case held on bond

Dave Gong

September 28, 2011

Three Chicago men accused of committing armed robbery appeared in court Wednesday morning for a bond hearing.Jontiez Brooks, 18, Tory Hill, 21, and Pierre Black, 20, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated robbery, robbery and gambling. Brooks is also charged with possession of a firearm without a fir...

Judge Klein receives ‘Friend of Education’ award

Northern Star staff

February 17, 2011

The 2010 "Friend of Education" award was presented to Kurt Klein, presiding circuit judge for DeKalb County, according to DeKalb County press release. The award is given annually by Area II Regional Superintendents of Schools, which are composed of superintendents in nearby counties. Klein's dedicatio...