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  • Police arrest Madison, Wisc. homicide suspect at Lyons motel

    LYONS – Acting on a tip on Tuesday from police detectives in Madison, Wisc., the Lyons Police Department arrested a suspect in the killing of a man at ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • Huntley man charged with kidnapping

    LINCOLNSHIRE – A 21-year-old Huntley man has been charged with attempting to kidnap a teenage girl.D ...
    July 24, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • McHenry man charged with murder

    A McHenry man who was previously charged with concealing a homicide, was charged Wednesday with murder of the woman found in his home, the McHenry Cou ...
    July 24, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Police charge 2 in separate bike theft related cases

    RIVERSIDE – Two men were charged in separate cases involving what police said were attempts to steal bicycles in the village.
    July 24, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Family of late Geneva woman objects to accused husband’s legal fund

    GENEVA – The supporters of a Geneva man accused of killing his wife have set up an online fundraiser for his legal fees over the objections of his wif ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Cicero police charge 2 juveniles with armed robbery

    CICERO – Cicero police charged two juveniles, each with 10 counts of armed robbery and three counts of attempted armed robbery, in connection with a w ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Downers Grove police attribute recent prostitution arrests to FBI initiative

    DOWNERS GROVE – The spike in prostitution-related arrests this summer in Downers Grove is partially the result of an annual FBI sting assisted by the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:42 am
  • Bolingbrook police looking for two in Radio Shack armed robbery

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook police are looking for two armed robbers who tied up a Radio Schack employee before getting off with electronics.
    July 24, 2014 - 8:14 am
  • Brookfield resident files lawsuit against Downers Grove Jimmy John's for violating labor laws

    BROOKFIELD – A resident of Brookfield has filed a lawsuit against sandwich chain Jimmy Johns for allegedly violating labor laws and depriving their em ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • La Grange residents reminded to lock vehicles, remove valuables after 8 thefts reported in 24 hours

    LA GRANGE – Residents around the area are being cautioned and reminded to securely lock their vehicles after a number of car thefts were reported in J ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • Campton residents find threatening note on windshield

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – At least two households in and near Campton Hills recently received threatening letters demanding they leave thousands of dollars a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Judge: Man not guilty in cell phone slip up

    WOODSTOCK – In acquitting a Harvard man of obscenity charges, a McHenry County judge determined that the defendant wasn't reckless when he misdialed a ...
    July 22, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Elmhurst man held on $5K bond for exposing himself to girl

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst man is being held in DuPage County Jail on $5,000 bond after exposing himself to a girl.
    July 22, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Stickney man charged after firing rifle, threatening neighbors

    STICKNEY – A 54-year-old Stickney man was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and three counts of aggravated assault following an incident at ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Glendale Heights man sentenced to 17 years for murder-for-hire plot

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – A Glendale Heights man was sentenced to 17 years in prison Monday for soliciting the murders of three relatives, according to a DuP ...
    July 21, 2014 - 5:14 pm
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