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  • DEA agents raid Huntley home in investigation of drug trafficker (with video)

    HUNTLEY – Officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration and local agencies raided a Huntley home Tuesday as part of a long-term narcotics investig ...
    May 5, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman on trial for animal cruelty starved 4 horses, prosecutors say

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a Crystal Lake woman so severely starved four horses that they were a "bag of bones" when authorities seized them.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Prosecutors seek to drop sex abuse charges against Blackberry Township man

    Federal prosecutors in Utah filed court papers last week seeking to dismiss charges against a man from Blackberry Township, near Geneva, alleging he s ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • St. Charles man accused of stealing from employer

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man faces a felony shoplifting charge on accusations he stole from his employer, according to a St. Charles police report.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Downers Grove sperm bank seeks dismissal of lawsuit

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove sperm bank facing a lawsuit over mixed up sperm samples has requested the case against it be dismissed.
    May 4, 2015 - 7:39 pm
  • Texas shooting suspect may have lived in Westmont

    WESTMONT – One of two men identified as a suspect in a Garland, Texas, shooting may have ties to Westmont.
    May 4, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Man pleads guilty to Woodridge murder, sexual assault

    WOODRIDGE – A Northlake man pleaded guilty Monday to the December 2012 murder and sexual assault of his former girlfriend in Woodridge, according to a ...
    May 5, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Indiana man accused of sexually assaulting Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a 34-year-old Indiana man with sexually assaulting his girlfriend's daughter.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Richard A. Kubica, 32 and Ameila L. Troutman, 53, whom police said were both homeless, were charged Monday, April 27, with criminal trespass to land ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Accused Elburn police officer remains on paid leave – for now

    ELBURN – An Elburn police officer charged with 21 counts of sexual abuse remained on paid administrative leave Friday, Elburn Police Chief Steve Smith ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • DuPage deputies investigating 'MacGyver bomb' at Indian Knoll school near West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGO – The DuPage County Sheriff's Office is investigating the explosion of a “MacGyver bomb” Friday at a West Chicago area school, according ...
    May 3, 2015 - 3:18 am
  • Friend testifies to relationship between murder suspect, victim

    JOLIET – Brian Trainauskas and Monica Timar bonded over pet birds, according to a mutual friend.“Mon ...
    May 2, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Woodstock man charged with felony of recording minor in bathroom

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man faces felony charges of recording a minor in a bathroom, Woodstock police announced Friday.
    May 1, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Woodstock teen accused of sex with 8-year-old girl pleads not guilty

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen charged as an adult pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he had sex with an 8-year-old girl.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Hearings begin over Drew Peterson's Bolingbrook pension

    BOLINGBROOK – Drew Peterson's monthly $6,000 pension could be taken away if board members believe he used his police training to kill his third wife.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:09 pm
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