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  • Elmhurst brothers charged in drug bust

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police arrested two brothers during an investigation into the sales of illegal narcotics.
    April 16, 2014 - 4:59 pm
  • Driver speeds through crowd at S.E. Gross track meet after fleeing police, none injured

    BROOKFIELD – Police in Brookfield are still searching for a man who drove a purple Hyundai sedan across the S.E. Gross Middle School playground a litt ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Judge turns down plea for lighter sentence in road rage case

    A defense lawyer arguing for a lighter sentence for his client said the victim in a 2011 road rage confrontation had his own anger issues.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • DNA helps Villa Park police find MonteCasino Cafe burglary suspect

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park police last week arrested a 20-year-old man who allegedly broke into a local restaurant in February and removed a cash registe ...
    April 14, 2014 - 6:07 pm
  • Addison woman sentenced to 7 years for stabbing son

    ADDISON – A woman formerly from Addison was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday for stabbing her 3-year-old son in the neck, according to a DuPa ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:58 pm
  • Hinsdale Police Department issues Narcan nasal spray to counteract heroin

    HINSDALE – Few can ignore the epidemic heroin has created in DuPage County, as the number of deaths and overdoses have risen over the years.
    April 11, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Hinsdale police release video of car burglary suspect, seek community assistance

    HINSDALE – A member of the Block Watch Program produced a lead in an alleged car burglary, according to the Hinsdale Police Department.
    April 11, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Villa Park teen caught burglarizing home: police

    VILLA PARK – Police in Villa Park arrested a local teenager after catching him in the act of burglarizing a home.
    April 10, 2014 - 6:40 pm
  • Cicero youth minister charged with sexual abuse of children

    CICERO – Cicero police announced charges Wednesday against a youth minister at a Cicero church with multiple felony counts resulting from an ongoing c ...
    April 9, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Lyons police: Man on PCP found in ambulance stolen at Stroger Hospital in Chicago

    LYONS – Lyons police officers called to a Burger King at First and Ogden avenues to investigate a report of a suspicious ambulance parked in the resta ...
    April 8, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Glendale Heights police seek public's help in identifying reported home invaders

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – The Glendale Heights Police Department responded to a reported home invastion at 10:37 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Gregory Aven ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Vehicle burglaries up, but overall crime dips in Darien

    DARIEN – The City of Darien released its quarterly crime statistics report Friday, comparing 2013 incident rates to the 2014 first quarter and reveali ...
    April 8, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Facebook threat leads to arrest following RB attack

    RIVERSIDE – A 16-year-old male juvenile from Chicago was taken into custody March 21 for making threatening statements on Facebook towards students at ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Police look for answers after father allegedly stabs, kills 3-year-old daughter

    WOODRIDGE – Police are still trying to determine a motive as to why a 34-year-old man stabbed his 3-year-old daughter to death in a quiet Woodridge ne ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Brookfield police charge two with armed robbery of 14-year-old

    BROOKFIELD – Brookfield police have charged two men with the armed robbery of a 14-year-old boy while he was at a sleep over at friend's house March 2 ...
    April 8, 2014 - 9:01 am
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