Northern Star

Chicago man arrested on charges of drug-induced homicide

Dave Gong

November 10, 2011

A Chicago man wanted in connection with a drug-induced homicide that occurred on July 1 is in custody, according to a DeKalb County Sheriff's press release.A warrant was issued on Oct. 13 for Irvin K. Young, 38, said Gary Dumdie, Chief Deputy of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office. Young was arrested Wed...

DeKalb mother charged with attempted first-degree murder

Dave Gong

June 28, 2011

A DeKalb woman has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after authorities say she tried to smother her four-month-old son. During a hearing June 16 for Kristen Shaw, 26, Circuit Judge Robbin Stuckert set bond at $500,000, according to court documents. Shaw is required to pay 10 percent, or $50...