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Special to the TribuneA Sycamore man had heroin in his system when he caused a chain-reaction automobile crash in February that killed an 11-year-old boy, Kane County authorities said Tuesday. State's Attorney Joe McMahon said aggravated DUI charges have been filed against...
A Sycamore man has been accused of having heroin in his system when he caused a chain-reaction automobile crash this year in Kane County that killed an 11-year-old boy. State's Attorney Joe McMahon said aggravated DUI charges have been filed against...
Chicago TribuneA DeKalb man was sentenced Wednesday to 37 years in prison for murdering a college freshman in a plea deal that was criticized by the victim's family and a former prosecutor, but defended by the state's attorney as the right decision to protect the...
More than half a century later, the case is closed. Seventy-three-year-old Jack McCullough received a life sentence Monday for the 1957 abduction and killing of 7-year-old Maria E. Ridulph of Sycamore, Ill. A lifetime ago, the two had been neighbors....
Tribune reporterA man found guilty of murdering a 7-year-old in Sycamore in 1957 was sentenced to natural life in prison this morning in DeKalb County Court.. Jack McCullough, 73, of Seattle, had been scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 30 for the murder and kidnapping of...
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Special to the TribuneBoth sides rested today in the trial of Jack McCullough following testimony of a jail inmate who said the former Sycamore resident incriminated himself in the 1957 murder of a young girl. Judge James Hallock ordered defense attorneys and prosecutors back...
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Special to The TribuneMurder victim Maria Ridulph was described as a sweet, trusting child by prosecutors in opening statements today at the trial of the man charged with her murder more than a half-century ago. Jack D. McCullough, a 72-year-old Seattle retiree and former...
Special to the TribuneA Seattle man charged in the 1957 murder of a Sycamore girl will stand trial in September. At a Thursday hearing, DeKalb County Judge Robbin Stuckert set Sept. 10 as the start date for the trial of Jack McCullough. McCullough, 72, was charged last...
Special to the TribuneDeKalb County Public Defender Regina Harris, the lead attorney in the high-profile Jack McCullough murder case, announced Friday she is resigning to pursue private legal practice. Harris has been a public defender for more than two decades and has been...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System, Trials, Lawyers, DeKalb
A man was charged with DUI and a woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Sunday night in DeKalb. Matthew Bean, 32, of the 300 block of West Sycamore Street, of DeKalb, was charged with DUI, improper lane use, no insurance and failure to reduce...
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