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  • Hastert to appear in federal court

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert is scheduled to appear Thursday in a federal court in Chicago on charges he violated banking laws and lied abou ...
    June 1, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Wheaton resident reports suspicious vehicle approaching children

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Police Department recently received a report about a driver approaching young children, according to a news release from the cit ...
    June 1, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • Berwyn man charged with slitting man's throat at Chicago bar Saturday

    A Berwyn man was charged with fatally slitting the throat of a man who was talking to his girlfriend at a bar in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood on the ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Report: Hastert payments tied to sexual allegations

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man identified as Individual A, so he would keep silent about an incident that happened ...
    May 31, 2015 - 9:05 pm
  • Report: Hastert payments tied to sexual allegations

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man identified as Individual A, so he would keep silent about an incident that happened ...
    May 30, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Crystal Lake man shot in home invasion gets 4 years in prison

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake mother detailed on Friday the traumatic moments before she shot a teenager who broke into her home.
    May 29, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Former House Speaker Hastert charged with violating banking laws, lying to FBI

    Former Republican House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, who served as the U.S. representative of the 14th Congressional District for 20 years, was charged ...
    May 28, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • St. Charles police arrest 1, cite 18 during traffic campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made one DUI arrest and issued 18 citations during a two-week enforcement period that ended Monday, according to a ne ...
    May 28, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Former House Speaker Hastert charged with violating banking laws, lying to FBI

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert, who served as U.S. representative of the 14th Congressional District for 20 years, was charged Thursday with s ...
    May 28, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • Chicago women charged after alleged credit card fraud at Glen Ellyn Walmart

    Three Chicago women have been charged after allegedly trying to use fraudulent credit cards at a Walmart in unincorporated DuPage County near Glen Ell ...
    May 29, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Geneva massage parlor employee charged with prostitution

    GENEVA – An employee of a Geneva massage parlor has been charged with prostitution after an undercover investigation by the Geneva Police Department, ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • More than $2,000 stolen from Glen Ellyn Ace Hardware

    GLEN ELLYN – More than $2,000 was stolen earlier in the month from a Glen Ellyn hardware store, according to a report from the Glen Ellyn Police Depar ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Police: Comcast worker unlawfully restrained in Berwyn home

    BERWYN – A Berwyn man was charged at 1:43 p.m. May 15 with unlawful restraint and battery following an altercation at his home with a Comcast service ...
    May 27, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • Army specialist charged with sexually assaulting girl in Oak Brook

    OAK BROOK – The DuPage County State's Attorney's Office announced May 26 that an Army specialist was charged with sexually assaulting a young female r ...
    May 27, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Elmhurst police: Man threatens to kill cashier at Kohl's

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are investigating a case of disorderly conduct after a man allegedly threatened to kill a Kohl's employee May 21, according ...
    May 27, 2015 - 2:59 pm
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