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  • 5 armed men break into Island Lake home, ransacking room after tying up residents, police say

    ISLAND LAKE – Island Lake police are investigating after a March 29 incident in which five young males reportedly entered a home with weapons, tied up ...
    March 30, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Police evacuate Grayslake hotel after meth lab bust

    GRAYSLAKE – A 40-year-old Palatine remained in Lake County Jail on Tuesday, facing multiple drug charges after police said they found a meth lab in hi ...
    March 29, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Chicago woman kills herself at Article II Gun Range in Lombard

    LOMBARD –  The death of a 24-year-old Chicago woman at a Lombard gun range has been ruled a suicide, according to Lombard Chief of Police Ray Byrne. 
    March 29, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Berwyn police host Tip-A-Cop for Special Olympics Illinois

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department is hosting its fourth annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser March 28 to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.
    March 28, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • Cicero man dies in vehicle rollover on I-355 near Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE  – A driver sustained fatal injuries after his vehicle struck a wall on Interstate 355 near Woodridge at 8:30 p.m. March 27, according to an ...
    March 28, 2016 - 10:05 pm
  • Lake in the Hills police seek woman who stole Starbucks tip jar

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman suspected of stealing the tip jar from a Starbucks on Randall Road.
    March 24, 2016 - 5:23 pm
  • Jury finds Woodstock man not guilty of sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors found a Woodstock man not guilty of sexually assaulting a young girl he knew for nearly a decade.
    March 24, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • 19 cited in Lakemoor St. Patrick's Day driving crackdown

    LAKEMOOR – Police officers wrote 19 citations during their recent St. Patrick's Day crackdown as part of the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" and "Cli ...
    March 23, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • St. Patrick's Day crackdown in Crystal Lake results in 3 arrests, 58 citations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department issued 58 citations and arrested three people during a St. Patrick's Day crackdown, officials announ ...
    March 22, 2016 - 7:26 pm
  • Trial begins for Woodstock man accused of sexually assaulting girl

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man on trial this week is accused of sexually assaulting a young girl he knew.
    March 22, 2016 - 6:27 pm
  • Hebron village president arrested after police find cocaine, shotgun at his house

    HEBRON – Hebron Village President John Jacobson was arrested at his home Tuesday on drug and firearms charges after police found cocaine, drug paraphe ...
    March 22, 2016 - 6:09 pm
  • DuPage SWAT team to train in Downers Grove on March 22

    DOWNERS GROVE – The DuPage County Felony Investigative Assistance Team SWAT unit will conduct training exercises from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 22 at 470 ...
    March 21, 2016 - 9:36 pm
  • Police hunt for Rockford man after car chase ends in Marengo

    MARENGO – Police continue to search for a 34-year-old Rockford man they said led them on a chase from Boone County into Marengo before fleeing the veh ...
    March 21, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • Chicago man found guilty of threatening state Rep. Jeanne Ives

    WHEATON – A Chicago man has been found guilty of leaving threatening voice messages for state Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, according to a news release ...
    March 17, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • 2 Woodstock men charged in connection with Liquid Blues Bar burglary

    WOODSTOCK — Two Woodstock men have been charged in connection with a burglary at Liquid Blues Bar on March 10.
    March 17, 2016 - 12:26 pm
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