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  • Five charged in Batavia car burglaries

    BATAVIA – Five Naperville residents have been charged in a series of car burglaries in Batavia early Friday morning.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 7:26 pm
  • McHenry County deputy injured in Holiday Hills shooting in court for suspect's appearance

    WOODSTOCK – When the bailiff yelled "All rise!" to start the Friday morning call for McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather, there was one person in the ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • State Supreme Court rules in favor of D113A in lawsuit

    LEMONT – The Illinois Supreme Court unanimously upheld the decision by a district and appellate court to dismiss a lawsuit filed against Lemont-Brombe ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Two arrested in St. Charles armed robbery

    ST. CHARLES – Two 20-year-old men face felony charges in the armed robbery of a St. Charles shop, according to a St. Charles Police Department news re ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Heather J. Weber, 40, of the 200 block of South 18th Street, St. Charles, was charged Monday, Jan. 19, with driving under the influence of alcohol, ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • Illiana G. Serna, 26, of the 600 block of Jefferson Avenue, Elgin, was charged Thursday, Jan. 8, with driving without a license and failure to reduc ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Judge to rule on defense's request for Geneva murder case details

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County Circuit Judge James Hallock said he plans to rule today on a motion seeking more details about the state’s charges ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Alleged 'Skinny Jeans Bandit' charged in Carol Stream bank robbery

    A man suspected of being the "Skinny Jeans Bandit" was arrested Tuesday and charged in the Nov. 21 robbery of a Carol Stream bank.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Hinsdale business man pleads not guilty to murder charges

    The Hinsdale business man accused of fatally shooting 37-year-old Nate Fox on Dec. 22 in Bloomingdale has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degre ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Bond set at $5 million for man charged in sexual assault of elderly woman in Westmont

    WESTMONT – Police have arrested and charged a 21-year-old Woodridge man for allegedly forcing his way into the apartment of an elderly woman before se ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Yorkville man charged in Cary Fifth Third Bank robbery, 4 other robberies

    CARY – A Yorkville man has been charged by the FBI in connection with several robberies, including one at the Fifth Third Bank in Cary, police said.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • St. Charles man charged in mail theft incidents

    ST. CHARLES – A 21-year old St. Charles man has been charged with 12 counts of theft under $500 stemming from mail theft incidents St. Charles police ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Villa Park man convicted of murder, arson in Lombard house fire

    Paula Morgan of Lombard died the night of her 25th birthday party in a fire. On Tuesday, the Villa P ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • End nears in trial of Villa Park man accused in deadly Lombard fire

    The trial for a Villa Park man accused of starting a car fire that spread to a Lombard home and killed his ex-girlfriend is expected to end Tuesday, a ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Is Facebook 'threat' in Crystal Lake cop case protected speech?

    Legal issues before the Supreme Court on the limits of free speech in the digital age could affect a McHenry County case filed last week, legal expert ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:12 pm
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