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  • 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
  • 2 Crystal Lake registered sex offenders violate registration laws

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In a recent round of compliance checks, the Crystal Lake Police Department found two registered sex offenders in violation of Illinois' ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • Woodstock teen who was stabbed by 16-year-old in fight faces charges

    WOODSTOCK — A week after being stabbed in fight in the 200 block of Madison Street, a 19-year-old Woodstock man was arrested on charges of attempted h ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Fox Lake man suing village says he was targeted in Joe Gliniewicz investigation

    FOX LAKE – A man who claims he was one of several targeted as suspects in the death of police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz has filed a federal civil-rights laws ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 8:18 pm
  • Ex-Chicago police officer accused of threats in Joe Gliniewicz case pleads not guilty

    The retired Chicago police officer accused of threatening police investigating the shooting death of Fox Lake Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • Police: Charges not likely in Batavia barricade incident

    BATAVIA – A man who barricaded himself inside a Batavia home Tuesday likely will not face any charges stemming from the incident, according to police. ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Police: Man taken to hospital after daylong barricade in Batavia

    BATAVIA – One man was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after a daylong barricade incident in Batavia, according to a Batavia police news release.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Vehicle strikes Marathon Gas Station in Riverside

    RIVERSIDE – The driver of a black 2013 Kia struck a Marathon Gas Station in Riverside after misjudging the brake and gas pedals, according to a Rivers ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 4:00 pm
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