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  • Witnesses recount crime scene, evidence in Geneva murder trial

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The jury for a Geneva murder trial Wednesday heard from seven witnesses who responded to the place where Kathleen King’s body w ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Suspected Lisle bank robber in custody

    LISLE – A man suspected of robbing a Lisle bank is in custody, according to Bandit Tracker Chicago, a website run by law enforcement.
    March 4, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Jurors hear opening statements in Shadwick King case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A 12-member jury Tuesday afternoon heard attorneys’ opening statements and testimony from three witnesses during the second day ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Police seeking 3 men in connection with Glen Ellyn burglary

    GLEN ELLYN – Law enforcement is investigating a burglary that took place Monday, the Glen Ellyn Police Department announced in a news release.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Aurora woman charged with identity theft in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A 35-year-old woman has been charged with identity theft after police said she used a man’s Social Security number to secure employment ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • St. Charles man, woman face felony drug charges

    ST. CHARLES – A traffic stop that was initiated because the 54-year-old passenger was wanted on a warrant led to more charges against him and his driv ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • West Chicago man sentenced for role in 2013 death of Wheaton man

    WHEATON – A West Chicago man was sentenced to 17 years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to a charge stemming from the 2013 death of a Wheaton m ...
    March 3, 2015 - 6:24 pm
  • Westmont man convicted of stabbing father to death seeks new trial

    WESTMONT – DuPage County public defenders representing a Westmont man found guilty of first-degree murder earlier this year for the 2011 stabbing deat ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • Sean J. Doody, 24, of the 1800 block of Rita Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Tuesday, Feb. 17, with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession ...
    March 2, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Jury selection continues today in Shadwick King trial

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Jury selection is scheduled to continue this morning in the trial of a Geneva man charged with first-degree murder.
    March 2, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Man charged with kidnapping, robbing mother with machete over eBay purchases

    RIVERSIDE – Calls regarding a hostage situation in North Riverside and a disturbance in Riverside at about 7:53 p.m. Saturday later led to a Riverside ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:14 am
  • More details on baby remains found in McHenry County Coroner's Office

    WOODSTOCK – More details about the case against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz over the remains of an infant emerged from court documents ...
    March 2, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Police: Man charged with battery after striking pregnant woman at Brookfield Zoo

    BROOKFIELD – An Oak Park man was arrested Saturday at the Brookfield Zoo and charged with domestic battery after he allegedly struck his pregnant girl ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:16 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Lydia A. Honea, 20, of the 1800 block of Lucylle Court, St. Charles, was arrested Monday, Feb. 23, on a warrant for failing to appear in court on a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Police: Campton Hills man threated St. Charles woman before Delnor incident

    ST. CHARLES – Hours before causing a lockdown at Delnor Hospital in January, Justin B. Patzer threatened a St. Charles woman outside a gym along Randa ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:21 pm
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