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  • St. Charles police reports

    • Bradley Gordon Houfek, 20, of the 200 block of Windsor Drive, Bartlett, was charged Thursday, Sept. 18, with driving with a suspended license, posse ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • A resident of the 3N900 block of Bittersweet Road, St. Charles, reported Tuesday, Sept. 23, that her credit card was used to order about $489 in uni ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Carol Stream woman who stole from Wheaton booster club gets 75 days in jail

    WHEATON – A woman who stole more than $10,000 from the Wheaton North Booster Club, of which she was once the president, has been sentenced to 75 days ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Miner trial testimony could end Tuesday

    JOLIET – The Joshua Miner murder trial is expected to conclude Tuesday.The defense began its case Mo ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • 3 Crystal Lake businesses fail alcohol compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three Crystal Lake businesses were found to have sold alcohol to minors during a three-week compliance check operation by city police.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Cooper: Carol Stream police focus on traffic safety

    The Carol Stream Police Department has a long-standing reputation for being a traffic safety-oriented department. Just Google "Carol Stream Speed Trap ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Testimony resumes in Miner murder trial

    JOLIET - Witness testimony resumed Monday to begin the second week of Joshua Miner's murder trial.In ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:47 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man pleaded guilty in court Friday to videotaping sexual acts between himself and a minor he knew who was younger than ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:38 pm
  • Naperville man charged in Aurora air traffic control center fire

    A Naperville man is charged with allegedly setting fire to a Federal Aviation Administration air route traffic control center in Aurora.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Barrington Hills police officer charged with domestic battery in LITH

    LAKE IN THE HILLS — A Barrington Hills Police officer was arrested Thursday by the Lake in the Hills Police Department on charges of domestic battery, ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:44 pm
  • Downers Grove Police remind residents about latest scam

    DOWNERS GROVE – A resident recently reported a scam to police, alleging that she received several phone calls with a 954 area code from a personal ide ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Trial set for January in Batavia murder case

    A jury trial is still set to begin on Jan. 12 for a woman charged in a stabbing death at the Batavia Apartments complex.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Western Springs Police Department investigates multiple vehicle thefts and burglaries

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Western Springs Police Department is looking into three vehicle burglaries and one vehicle theft that occurred in September.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:27 pm
  • 14-year-old charged with possession of ammunition after found bullets cause Proviso lockdown

    HILLSIDE – A 14-year-old Bellwood resident was charged by Hillside police Wednesday after he was found in possession of two rounds of ammunition at Pr ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Tape shows Miner's story fell apart under questioning

    JOLIET — Joshua Miner's explanation for how two men wound up dead in his girlfriend's Hickory Street home fell apart during questioning as police told ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:50 pm
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