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  1. Crowds gather for officer appreciation dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | WTVM

    ... "We want the community and police to come together." Back in February, protesters set up tents outside of the DeKalb County Courthouse because they were concerned about an officer involved shooting involving Kevin Davis who lived in DeKalb County. ...

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  2. Sycamore may revisit male sober house voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council could vote today to reconsider its decision to deny a special use permit for a county-run, all-male sober living house. On Wednesday, DeKalb County Board members voted to ask City Council members to reconsider their vote against granting a special use permit to allow the county to operate the group home in a house at 491 E. State St. The facility would house male alcoholics and drug addicts who are working to rehabilitate themselves through the county's Drug and DUI Court program.

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  3. Sycamore City Council could revisit sober house voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council could vote Monday to reconsider its decision to deny a special use permit for a county-run, all-male sober living house. On Wednesday, DeKalb County Board members voted to ask city council members to reconsider their vote against granting a special-use permit to allow the county to operate the group home in a house at 491 E. State St. The facility would house male alcoholics and drug addicts who are working to rehabilitate themselves through the county's Drug and DUI Court program.

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  4. Sycamore council denies permitRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Daily Chronicle

    ON Monday, the Sycamore City Council voted to deny DeKalb County's request for a special-use permit to operate a sober living home in this house at 491 E. State St. Sycamore. SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council on Monday denied the county's request for a special use permit to turn a residential property into an all-male sober living house and removing it from the city's tax roll, sending the county back to the drawing board.

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  5. Dekalb Sheriff's Office Invites Public Comment During Law Enforcement Reaccreditation ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Patch.com

    The public is invited to participate in a review of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office for reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. . DKSO will undergo a comprehensive on-site review of its Field, Court and Administrative Services divisions March 23-26, 2015.

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  6. Ride with the Wind for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Kansas Cyclist

    Ride with the Wind for Special Olympics is an annual event that tours the Windmills of Northwestern Missouri on a 55-mile ride through the rolling hills of beautiful Dekalb County, Missouri. The ride benefits Special Olympics Missouri, which promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities through sports.

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  7. DeKalb Police calls in GBI on Kevin Davis caseRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | On Common Ground News

    ... begin at 5 p.m. at Kevin Davis' former home in Decatur, where he was shot, and culminating in a rally at the DeKalb County Courthouse at 6:30 p.m. "While I'm relieved and thankful that Chief Alexander has had a change of heart, we are not finished ...

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  8. Sycamore's Stutz: Vintage fire truck ready for next step in restorationRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | De Kalb Midweek

    The 1923 Stutz fire engine is seen here with members from the Sycamore Fire Department in a photo from 1926 in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse looking west on State Street. Former Sycamore firefighters George Holland, Jerry Taylor and Jack Spartz stand in front of the 1923 Stutz fire engine in Sycamore on Sept.

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  9. What to Do While School Is Out for HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... DeKalb History Center Museum . They are currently offering three exhibits on the main floor of the historic DeKalb County Courthouse. All exhibits are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Galleries and offices will be closed Dec. 24, ...

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  10. Vigil in Sycamore honors cancer fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    Monica Synett - msynett@shawmedia.com Dylan Foord, 15, of Sycamore, places a luminaria for his Aunt Judy in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse during a luminaria vigil hosted by Relay for Life DeKalb County in Sycamore on Thursday, December 11, 2014. SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Relay for Life hosted its third annual luminaria vigil Thursday at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore to remember those who have battled cancer.

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  11. Luminaria vigil remembers those struggling with cancerRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... fighting cancer or have lost their battle doesn't stop either. For the third year in a row, Relay For Life of DeKalb County will hold a remembrance vigil for the holiday season. The holidays can be a difficult time for people who have lost a loved ...

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  12. DeKalb Magistrate Court's Criminal division temporarily relocatingRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    Effective Dec. 8, the Criminal Division of the Magistrate Court of DeKalb County will be temporarily relocating from its current location on Camp Circle in Decatur, to the DeKalb County Courthouse, 4th floor, Judicial Tower, 556 North McDonough Street, Decatur. The Camp Circle location will be closed during renovations, which are expected to last six months.

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  13. Sycamore man found not guilty of sex abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    SYCAMORE – Larry Phillips walked out of DeKalb County Courthouse a free man for the first time in more than a year after jurors acquitted him Tuesday of sexual abuse. Phillips, 52, previously of the 300 block of Grant Street in Sycamore, had been accused of fondling an older woman who lived in the same apartment complex on March 5, 2013.

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  14. New judge Phil Montgomery pays tribute to mom after taking oathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    Prosecutor Phil Montgomery presents his opening statements to the court during the first day of Patricia Schmidt's trial Jan. 28 at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore. Montgomery was sworn in Friday as an associate circuit judge.

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  15. Veterans stand vigil to honor comradesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    Dana Herra – dherra@shawmedia.com Army veteran Tom Clarner stands guard in a 24-hour veterans vigil in front of the DeKalb County Courthouse on Nov. 8, 2014. Local veterans took one-hour shifts standing guard at the county's veterans memorials the weekend before Veterans Day.

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  16. Community leaders stand by former DeKalb schools' chief Crawford LewisRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    A group of community leaders are standing behind former DeKalb Schools' Superintendent Crawford Lewis, protesting a judge's handling of the case. Led by former DeKalb County Sheriff Thomas Brown, the group of leaders gathered at the DeKalb County Courthouse gazebo in Decatur on Oct. 28 to hold a news conference and oppose DeKalb Superior Court Judge Cynthia Becker's actions.

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  17. Our view: Thumbs-up to cancer survivors encouraging othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    Thumbs-up: To survivors who encourage others . Breast cancer survivor Cheryl Chilson distributes care packages to DeKalb County breast cancer patients being treated at the KishHealth Cancer Center.

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  18. Veterans needed for courthouse vigilRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | De Kalb Midweek

    SYCAMORE – Veterans are needed to volunteer to help provide a 24-hour vigil at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Sycamore from 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. For many years, the vigil was coordinated by DeKalb County VietNow. Last year, Dwain Adkins and Mark A. Pietrowski Sr. took over the event.

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  19. DeKalb County hosting domestic violence symposiumRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | WTVC

    Organizers say the event is expected to include a resource fair and a program featuring a domestic violence survivor, experts on the issue and group discussions. Organizers say those who are unable to attend the symposium are still encouraged to donate used cellphones at the Solicitor-General's Office on the fifth floor of the DeKalb County Courthouse.

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  20. DeKalb Solicitor-General to host symposium to fight domestic violenceRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | On Common Ground News

    DeKalb County Solicitor-General Sherry Boston is inviting the public to attend her fourth annual community resource fair and symposium on domestic violence Thursday, Oct. 23, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Manuel Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur. Co-sponsored by Verizon Wireless, the event entitled Building Bridges, Making Connections: Coordinating a Community Response to Domestic Violence will include a resource fair and free breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. followed by a program featuring a survivor, experts and community resources on domestic violence, including group discussions and videos.

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