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Crime & Courts

  • Depositions begin soon for Richland lawsuit in Crest Hill

    CREST HILL – Depositions for a 2012 lawsuit involving allegations from a teacher of workplace abuse at Richland School District 88a are scheduled to t ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Lombard man sentenced to 5 years for illegally shipping guns to Philippines

    A U.S. District judge sentenced Edwin Makasiar, 44, of Lombard, to 60 months in federal prison for illegally shipping more than two dozen firearms to ...
    July 4, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Shadwick King arguments, sentencing moved up to July 31

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife will find out this month whether he will receive a new trial or a prison sentence, ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Oakbrook Terrace Police: Driver charged after man seriously injured in hit-and-run

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – A Melrose Park man has been charged with multiple offenses after a hit-and-run crash July 2 in Oakbrook Terrace.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Berwyn police: Online dating leads to theft of purse

    BERWYN – A Berwyn woman reported having her purse stolen at 2:20 p.m. June 23 by a man she had met online.
    July 4, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • St. Charles police announce parking restrictions for July 4 celebration

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police will have parking restrictions in place Saturday because of heavy vehicle traffic expected for the Fourth of July cel ...
    July 2, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Nail salon worker pleads guilty to biting manager's hand at N. Aurora salon

    NORTH AURORA – A nail salon worker Wednesday pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery for biting her manager on the hand during an altercation in August ...
    July 2, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Lombard police to conduct roadside checks for Independence Day holiday

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Police Department will conduct roadside safety checkpoints on July 3 as part of a statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campa ...
    July 2, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • St. Charles Police reports

    • Alex Sanchez, 19, of the 1200 block of Dogwood Lane, Carol Stream, was charged Saturday, May 30, with underage drinking.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Batavia man charged with home invasion, aggravated battery

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man has been charged with home invasion and aggravated battery charges after a break-in early Wednesday morning in Batavia.
    July 1, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Accused ex-Elburn police officer indicted

    ELBURN – Former Elburn Police Officer David Wright, who was charged in April with 21 counts of sexual abuse, was indicted last month by a Kane County ...
    June 30, 2015 - 6:29 pm
  • St. Charles police arrest 4, issue citations during traffic safety campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made four arrests and issued up to 88 citations during a one-day traffic campaign earlier this month, according to a ...
    June 30, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Police: Westmont man cut person with knife

    WESTMONT – A Westmont man was arrested June 28 after allegedly cutting someone with a knife.Thomas B ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • St. Charles police seek information about diamond scam

    ST. CHARLES – Police continue to seek information about a diamond scam involving a man and a woman. Police said they targeted a woman at a store in St ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • Gunman robs Mr. Submarine on 47th Street in Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD – Two workers were robbed at gunpoint at 10 p.m. June 27 at a Brookfield sandwich shop, according to a police report.
    June 29, 2015 - 2:45 pm
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