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  • Glendale Heights police: Americana Elementary School evacuated after bomb threat

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Glendale Heights Police Department received a report of a bomb threat at 7:40 a.m. Oct. 1 at Americana Elementary School before cla ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Minooka man arrested for slashing tires on 22 vehicles in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Minooka man was arrested Sept. 24 after a tire-slashing spree that damaged 22 vehicles, according to a police report.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man found guilty of murdering parents in Cary-area home

    WOODSTOCK – Michael W. Romano knew details only the killer would know, a juror said after the jury handed down a guilty verdict Thursday morning.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • St. Charles man pleads guilty in 2014 fatal crash

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles man charged in a fatal 2014 traffic crash pleaded guilty Wednesday to a Class 2 felony in exchange for an 11-year-senten ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Police: Man uses stolen credit card at St. Charles store

    ST. CHARLES – A man who bought more than $3,600 in alcohol from a St. Charles shop faces felony charges on accusations he did so with a stolen credit ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Owners of two hotels file suit against village of Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – The owners of two hotels along Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn have filed a federal lawsuit against the village regarding an ordinance they ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Elmhurst police warn residents of suspicious white minivan

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are asking residents to be on the look out for a suspicious white minivan after Sept. 29 reports that a Hispanic man tried ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with burglary in jewelry store break-in

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 49-year-old Crystal Lake man is charged with breaking into Nelson's Jewelry and stealing several pieces of jewelry from the store's d ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Jury begins deliberations in ex-Algonquin man's double murder trial

    WOODSTOCK — Prosecutors in the murder trial against Michael W. Romano asked jurors Wednesday to convict him based not on one specific piece of evidenc ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Grant funds Riverside police summer bike patrol

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department implemented its bicycle patrol unit during the summer.Th ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man denies knowing who killed his parents in 2006 interview

    WOODSTOCK – A video of an interview with Michael Romano being questioned days after his father and stepmother were killed showed John Birk, currently ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 1:55 pm
  • McHenry soccer player punches referee who ejected him in Woodstock, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old McHenry man faces battery charges after police said he punched a referee in the face when he was ejected from a soccer game.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Hinsdale police: residential mail may have been stolen

    HINSDALE – Police suspect that mail was stolen from residential mailboxes in Hinsdale, according to a Hinsdale Police Department news release.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • DeKalb woman charged in Geneva with having gun without permit

    GENEVA – A woman was charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon for having a handgun without a concealed carry permit, according to police reports.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Mendo Trusenko, 25, of the 600 block Lakeside Circle Drive, Wheeling, was charged Friday, Sept. 4, with driving under the influence.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 9:59 pm
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