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  • Woodstock teen found drunk with loaded handgun, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen was charged after being found with a handgun during a police response Sunday, Woodstock police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Woodstock man allegedly strangled teen he accused of stealing medication, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old Woodstock man faces battery charges after allegedly choking someone he accused of stealing medication.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Man found living in Elburn Metra station faces criminal charges

    ELBURN – A Chicago man who treated the Elburn Metra warming house as his own faces criminal charges after an altercation with police, according to Elb ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Man pleads guilty to impersonating police officer in St. Charles in 2013

    ST. CHARLES – A 23-year-old Genoa man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer in St. Charles, court records show.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Woodstock police: Wisconsin registered child sex offender preyed on girl

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, man with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a girl younger than 17 ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Maple Park man sent to prison on drug conviction

    A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house must serve nearly 20 years in prison, according to a news release from the Kane Co ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Batavia police investigating armed robbery on city's west side

    BATAVIA – Batavia police continue to search for two male suspects after an armed robbery Monday night of the AT&T store on the city’s west side.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Elmhurst woman arrested after allegedly hiding heroin in baby's diaper

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst woman was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and endangering the life of a child after allegedly stashi ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Beloved Villa Park police dog retires

    VILLA PARK – Det. Bryan Hruby isn’t sad about his partner of eight years retiring from the Villa Park Police Department. In fact, he feels happy and h ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Plainfield man killed on I-290 in possible hit-and-run

    HILLSIDE – A Plainfield man was struck and killed Aug. 24 on Interstate 290 east at Wolf Road by an unknown vehicle, according to Illinois State Polic ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Trial begins for former Hebron officer accused of possessing guns from evidence room

    WOODSTOCK – The trial of a former Hebron police sergeant accused of possessing weapons allegedly stolen from the department’s evidence locker began Mo ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Ex-Batavia resident convicted of child battery seeks new trial

    BATAVIA – A former Batavia resident, who was convicted in July of aggravated battery to a child, is requesting a new trial.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Illinois State Police investigating death on I-290 east

    HILLSIDE – Illinois State Police Department is investigating a death that occurred in the early morning of Aug. 24 on I-290 eastbound at Wolf Road, ac ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • North Aurora police investigating battery to senior citizen

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora police department is investigating a report of an aggravated battery to a senior citizen which occurred Sunday morning ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Berwyn police: Parking dispute leads to man threatening another with knife

    BERWYN – A Berwyn man was charged with aggravated assault at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 12 after he allegedly threatened a man and the man's father with a knife o ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 4:51 pm
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