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  • Medical examiner determines cause of death in I-290 hit-and-run

    HILLSIDE – The Cook County Medical Examiner ruled that the Plainfield man who was found Aug. 24 on Interstate 290 died of motor vehicle trauma.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Former Cary man admits fondling 4-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old faces three to seven years in prison after admitting Thursday to allegations that he fondled a young girl.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Man arrested in Burr Ridge for truck theft, attempted home burglary

    BURR RIDGE – A Justice man was arrested and charged Aug. 26 after allegedly attempting to break into a house and then stealing a truck, according to a ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • N. Aurora police issue sketch of battery suspect

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a report of an aggravated battery to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in Naperville drowning

    A Geneva man pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated driving under the influence causing death in a Naperville crash that killed two people last year. ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty in Naperville quarry crash case

    WHEATON – The Geneva man who drove into a lake while traveling with two friends pleaded guilty Aug. 26 to aggravated DUI causing death, according to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Bartlett police: Chicago residents busted with hundreds of Ecstacy pills

    BARTLETT – Two Chicago residents were arrested Aug. 21 in Bartlett after police found that they were carrying hundreds of Ecstasy pills, according to ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Woodstock teen found drunk with loaded handgun, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen was charged after being found with a handgun during a police response Sunday, Woodstock police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Woodstock man allegedly strangled teen he accused of stealing medication, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old Woodstock man faces battery charges after allegedly choking someone he accused of stealing medication.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Man found living in Elburn Metra station faces criminal charges

    ELBURN – A Chicago man who treated the Elburn Metra warming house as his own faces criminal charges after an altercation with police, according to Elb ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Man pleads guilty to impersonating police officer in St. Charles in 2013

    ST. CHARLES – A 23-year-old Genoa man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer in St. Charles, court records show.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Woodstock police: Wisconsin registered child sex offender preyed on girl

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, man with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a girl younger than 17 ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Maple Park man sent to prison on drug conviction

    A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house must serve nearly 20 years in prison, according to a news release from the Kane Co ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Batavia police investigating armed robbery on city's west side

    BATAVIA – Batavia police continue to search for two male suspects after an armed robbery Monday night of the AT&T store on the city’s west side.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Elmhurst woman arrested after hiding heroin in baby's diaper

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst woman was arrested for retail theft and allegedly stashing heroin inside a baby diaper, according to an Elmhurst Police Departm ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:52 am
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