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DeKalb resident offers keys; Police find dead male

By Northern Star staff | November 15, 2016

Kela Moss, 26, of DeKalb, was charged with four counts of first degree murder for strangling to death a 25-year-old male she was dating. Moss' bond was set at $5 million, 10 percent to apply. She was transported to DeKalb County Jail and is waiting for bond.

The historical Ellwood House stands during the spring at 509 N. First St. The Ellwood-Nehring House, on the corner of Augusta and First streets, is now part of the Ellwood House tours. 

Renovations made to historic home

By Hany Abdel | January 13, 2014

A 114-year-old Tudor-style home, donated by former owner Shirley Nehring, is now renovated and will join the Ellwood Mansion for tours, receptions and musical events.The home, which is at the corner of Augusta and First streets, was built by barbed wire...

Police see decrease in traffic arrests for 2011 homecoming

By Dave Gong | October 21, 2011

DeKalb Police reported the lowest number of traffic arrests during this year's homecoming weekend since 2006, according to statistics provided by the DeKalb Police Department. DeKalb Police reported 71 total traffic arrests over the weekend, a decrease...

Bicyclists roll into DeKalb

By Megan Healy | September 22, 2011

Critical Mass plans to hit Lincoln Highway Friday to bring awareness to bicyclists. "Critical Mass is a group of cyclists biking together to bring awareness to the bikers in DeKalb," said Critical Mass coordinator Dave Anianas Jr. Accidents involving...

Confusion cleared about Ellwood Historic District, improvements

By Dave Gong | April 19, 2011

DeKALB | The Ellwood Historic District Neighborhood Group held a formal question-and-answer session Tuesday night to clarify misconceptions regarding the Ellwood Historic District and plans to improve the area. The Ellwood Historic District consists of...

DeKalb city crime blotter for Feb. 8

By Northern Star staff | February 8, 2011

The following was taken directly from area police and fire department records, or from DeKalb County court records. Anyone mentioned is presumed innocent until proved guilty in a court of law. At 5:00 p.m. on Monday, DeKalb Police responded to the 1000...

Downtown DeKalb construction nears completion

By John Bachmann | September 29, 2010

The road construction in downtown DeKalb is nearing an end. The Rise & Revitalizemeeting held Tuesday morning in the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., was led by Jennifer Groce, executive director of Re:New DeKalb and those in attendance included...

Eileen Silver holds a sign reading Peace Now Friday evening on the corner of First Street and Lincoln Highway.

War, what is it good for?

By John Bachmann | September 26, 2010

DeKALB | On Friday evenings at the intersection of First Street and Lincoln Highway, two groups comprised of DeKalb residents voice their opinion on the war in Iraq. On one side of the street of Lincoln Highway stands supporters for the war, the other...