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  • Ex-Algonquin man gets life in prison for Cary-area murder of his parents

    WOODSTOCK – For the death of his parents, Michael W. Romano will never see life outside of prison's walls.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • 3 Chicago men charged in Woodstock residential burglary

    WOODSTOCK – All three suspects believed to be involved in a residential burglary in Woodstock on Wednesday are in custody after the search for the thi ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Drivers face street racing charges in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two motorists who sped past a police officer in downtown St. Charles last week each faces a charge of street racing, police said.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • New Downers Grove police chief has deep community roots

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Police Chief Kurt Bluder may be in a new position with the village, but he should be a familiar face.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Defense seeks to ban McHenry-area murder suspect's police interview

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a McHenry-area man accused of murdering his former girlfriend has asked a judge to bar statements he made to auth ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Woodstock police looking for burglary suspect, school District 200 lockdown lifted

    WOODSTOCK – Schools were put on soft lockdown Wednesday as Woodstock police searched for a man they said was one of three involved in a residential bu ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Elmhurst police investigate attempted residential burglary

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are investigating a report of an attempted residential burglary in the 200 block of North Clinton Avenue, according to an E ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • Fox Lake police union responds to Lt. Joe Gliniewicz investigation

    FOX LAKE – The president of the Fox Lake police union on Tuesday spoke out on behalf of the department amid the investigation into Lt. Joseph Gliniewi ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • Crystal Lake man jailed on child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A 33-year-old Crystal Lake man remains jailed on allegations that he possessed and reproduced images of child pornography.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Elmhurst police increase patrols after another attempted child abduction

    ELMHURST – Another child luring incident in Elmhurst has led police to increase patrols in both marked and unmarked squad cars in the residential area ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen accused of intentionally killing kitten during argument

    CRYSTAL LAKE — An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man is in custody after being arrested for intentionally killing a newborn kitten during an fight with fami ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • UPDATED: Glen Ellyn's Churchill Elementary School 'all clear' after bomb threat

    GLEN ELLYN – It is now safe for Churchill Elementary School students and staff to return to the Glen Ellyn school, after being evacuated this morning ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Chicago police chase ends at Elmhurst's Berens Park

    ELMHURST – Four people were arrested after a chase led Chicago police officers from East Garfield Park to Elmhurst on Nov. 13, according to a post on ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 6:38 pm
  • Three charged after drug seizure near Hampshire

    HAMPSHIRE TOWNSHIP – Three Minnesotans are each being held on $800,000 bond in Kane County following a drug and weapons seizure this week, according t ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Former Geneva man pleads guilty to sexual assault of child

    A former Geneva man is headed to prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child he knew, according to a news release.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:21 pm
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