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  • Willowbrook man charged with first degree murder for allegedly strangling woman

    First degree murder charges were announced Friday against a Willowbrook man who allegedly strangled a woman he lived with Wednesday, according to the ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Men charged with stealing Salvation Army bucket in Lombard

    LOMBARD – Bond was set Friday for two men accused of stealing a Salvation Army donation bucket from outside a Lombard business, according to a DuPage ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 8:30 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Luke M. Cowart, 25, of the 1300 block of Oakland Circle, North Aurora, was charged Thursday, Dec. 11, with felony aggravated driving under the influ ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Chicago man pleads guilty in Batavia armed robbery

    BATAVIA – A Chicago man will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to felony armed violence in connection with an armed robbery in January at ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Bond increased for Marengo woman in alleged car, poodle theft

    WOODSTOCK – A family dog was caught in the center of a car robbery, but has since been returned to its owners, a McHenry County prosecutor said.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • St. Charles police investigate stolen mail

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department has an open investigation into several pieces of stolen mail, the department announced Monday in a new ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Cicero landlord sentenced to life for arson that killed 7

    CICERO – Lawrence J. Meyers, 64, was sentenced to life without parole Tuesday in Cook County Judge Carol Kipperman's court room in Maywood, according ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Police looking for info on two rural McHenry burglaries

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are looking for information regarding several recent burglaries in ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Joliet Subway robbed

    JOLIET - Two men robbed a Subway Tuesday morning, police say.Deputy Chief Al Roechner said the robbe ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • McHenry man admits to sex act with girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man admitted to a sex act with a young girl, and will remain free on bond until his sentencing.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Vandal yells 'Long live Satan', after egging, decapitating Nativity statues at St. Odilo in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Three statues were reported vandalized Dec. 7 , two of them beheaded, in a courtyard of the St. Odilo Church convent, 6617 West 23rd Street.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 2:34 pm
  • Jimmy Johns delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – A delivery driver for the Jimmy Johns sandwich chain was robbed at gunpoint Saturday in La Grange, according to police department reports.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Wood Dale man sentenced to 24 years for sexual assault

    WOOD DALE – A 21-year-old Wood Dale man was sentenced Thursday to 24 years in prison for sexually abusing two girls, according to a news release from ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 1:39 pm
  • Campton Hills police reports

    • Two mailboxes in the 40W200 block of Ancient Oak Court, Campton Hills, were reportedly damaged between Saturday, Dec. 6, and Monday, Dec. 12.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Brian D. Didonato, 20, of the 39W200 block of Warner Lane, Blackberry Township, was charged Sunday, Nov. 30, with illegal possession of drug equipme ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:22 pm
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