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  • Police: Oak Brook man charged in Downers Grove crime spree

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police were called three different times Thursday night to the same section of Ogden Avenue due to disturbances allegedl ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • Ashley M. Rodewald, 26, of the 700 block of Church Street, Batavia, was charged Wednesday, Oct. 8, with criminal damage to property.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • John Wilson sentenced to 160 years in prison for O'Laughlin murder

    BRIDGEVIEW – John L. Wilson Jr. was sentenced to 160 years in prison – the maximum sentence – in Judge John Hynes' Cook County courtroom Friday.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Former Elmhurst woman sentenced in Maryland for 2nd cancer scam

    ELMHURST – A former Elmhurst woman was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest in Maryland on Monday after stealing more than $5,000 in donations by ly ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Board chairwoman enters rehab

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill is taking a monthlong leave of absence after her arrest early Friday morning on suspicion of dri ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Woman, 76, says she will plead not guilty of murder for hire plan targeting Cicero officials

    CICERO – The 76-year-old Cicero woman accused of trying to arrange the contract killing of Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and Town Attorney Mich ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Fulgencio Fachada, 30, of the 300 block of Fremont Street, West Chicago, turned himself in on a warrant carrying a charge of identity theft on Thurs ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Gardening tools of an unknown value were reported stolen Monday, Oct. 6, from a garage in the 0-100 block of Kane Street.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:23 pm
  • Former Plainfield teacher sentenced for child porn conviction

    PLAINFIELD – A former Plainfield North High School teacher and wrestling coach was sentenced to six years in prison this week after pleading guilty to ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Joliet teen arrested in Tuesday shooting

    JOLIET – A juvenile was arrested for a Tuesday shooting that happened in broad daylight.Police said ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Five charged in alleged strong-arm robbery

    Three area men and two juveniles were arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of strong-arm robbery in unincorporated DuPage County near Wheaton, accord ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • Motorist charged after fleeing traffic stop in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A 23-year-old Schaumburg man faces a felony charge, as well as several lesser charges, after leaving a traffic stop in St. Charles early ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Illegal sex acts net man 4 years

    WOODSTOCK – Supporters of a Huntley man sentenced Wednesday to prison for sex crimes confronted the victim as they left a McHenry County courtroom.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Ex-Geneva streets superintendent keeps up with restitution payments

    GENEVA – Stephen LeMaire, a former Geneva streets and fleet superintendent who pleaded guilty in 2012 to theft charges, has kept up his restitution pa ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Teen expected to survive shooting

    JOLIET — A teenager is expected to survive after being shot in the chest Tuesday afternoon in a Joliet parking lot.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 4:21 pm
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