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  • No bail for Cicero man who allegedly shot at off-duty Chicago police officer

    A Cicero man is one of two being held without bail after allegedly firing a handgun at an off-duty Chicago police officer.
    April 27, 2015 - 1:27 am
  • Geneva murder case returns to court May 26

    ST. CHARLES – The sentencing for a Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife has been pushed back to late May, according to court records.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Federal charges filed in 2011 synthetic marijuana case involving teen who died after crashing car into house in Batavia Township

    Federal prosecutors have brought charges against the store owner who sold synthetic marijuana to 19-year-old Max Dobner of Aurora, who later died cras ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Former Hinsdale Central teacher charged with criminal sexual abuse

    HINSDALE – A former teacher at Hinsdale Central High School was taken into custody and charged with criminal sexual abuse Friday, according to a news ...
    April 25, 2015 - 4:59 am
  • Judge orders commitment of Woodstock man as sexually violent person

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Friday ordered the civil commitment of a Woodstock convicted sex offender with an admitted sexual foot fetish.
    April 24, 2015 - 5:06 pm
  • Police investigating McHenry bank robbery at BMO Harris (with video)

    McHENRY – The McHenry Police Department is investigating a robbery Friday at the BMO Harris Bank on Richmond Road in McHenry, police said.
    April 24, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Huntley husband accused in beating death sought medical help for wife, documents show

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County court documents reveal new details in the first-degree murder case of a Huntley man accused in the beating death of his wif ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • State’s attorney, prosecutor testimony sought in domestic battery case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The prosecutor in a domestic battery trial wants to issue subpoenas to Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon and Assistant S ...
    April 23, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Batavia-based grocery company seeks police help with bad checks

    BATAVIA – A Batavia-based grocery store company sought police assistance last week with a case involving more than $1,000 in bounced checks, according ...
    April 23, 2015 - 6:34 pm
  • Former McHenry County coroner wants county to pay for her defense

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge ordered officials to hold off on the burial of "Baby Doe," while the former Coroner asked for a special prosecutor ...
    April 23, 2015 - 2:04 pm
  • Aurora man charged in Batavia car burglaries

    BATAVIA – A 22-year-old Aurora man has been charged with burglary. Police said he was caught breaking into a car in Batavia early Saturday.
    April 22, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Probation, jail ordered for former Lakemoor man's guilty plea to sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A former Lakemoor man was sentenced to two years probation, six months in jail and must register for life as a sex offender for nearly 20- ...
    April 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Downers Grove trio sentenced in 2014 armed robbery

    DOWNERS GROVE – Three Downers Grove men have been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to taking part in a May 2014 armed robbery.
    April 21, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Hanover Park truck driver gets 3 years for crash that killed tollway worker

    A Hanover Park truck driver was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for the 2014 crash that killed a tollway worker and seriously injured an Ill ...
    April 21, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Officials seek seizure of dogs in Batavia animal cruelty case

    BATAVIA – Authorities are trying to seize dogs from a Batavia woman charged with animal cruelty.Juli ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:15 pm
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