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  • Woodstock-area pastor charged with possession of child pornography

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area pastor was arrested Friday after police found child pornography on his computer, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office official ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Brookfield, La Grange Park police charge Broadview man with possession of stolen property, burglary

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Police Department announced charges Aug. 21 against Ivan Mendez, 18, of the 3100 block of Field Avenue, Broadview, in conn ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:56 pm
  • Downers Grove man pleads guilty to DUI that killed Hinsdale man in 2013

    OAK BROOK – The Downers Grove man who was involved in a 2013 crash that killed a Hinsdale man has pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated driving unde ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • St. Charles man accused of dealing Ecstasy at hotel

    ST. CHARLES – A 27-year-old St. Charles man faces drug-related charges in connection to his activity at a local hotel, according to police and court r ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Police: Man faces felony after destroying evidence at St. Charles traffic stop

    ST. CHARLES – A West Chicago man driving with a fake registration sticker on his license plate faces a felony charge after eating the sticker during a ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:40 pm
  • Kramer campaign manager Harper pleads guilty to domestic battery charge

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Dennis Harper, the campaign manager for Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer’s successful race, pleaded guilty Thursday to one cou ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:36 pm
  • Kane County police respond to multiple vehicle burglaries

    Several vehicles throughout the area were reported burglarized within the last week, according to Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • AC units damaged in Geneva Township

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP – Four Geneva Township residents were without air conditioning after someone cut and removed wires from their AC units, according to K ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Police: Potential child luring case at Waiola Park 'unfounded'

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Police Department announced the close of an investigation into a potential child luring case Aug. 19.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over Prairie State electric project

    A federal judge recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought by nine utility users and ratepayers from Batavia over the city’s investment in the ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • A dozen Dior Palette Couture items valued at $744 were reported stolen Wednesday, July 29, from Sephora, 406 Commons Drive.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Woodstock city councilman, bar owner Dan Hart acquitted of DUI charge

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock city councilman and local bar owner was acquitted Tuesday on a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge, but a judge fou ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Westmont police: Man robbed at knifepoint of $100,000 worth of goods

    WESTMONT – A man was robbed at knifepoint on Aug. 12 of items valued at $100,000 and left with minor injuries, according to Westmont Police Department ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 7:05 am
  • Former CFO of Westmont-based business, Bensenville resident gets 11 years for stealing $500,000 from company

    WESTMONT – A former Bensenville man who worked for a Westmont-based company was sentenced to 11 years in prison Aug. 17 for stealing more than $500,00 ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 4:33 pm
  • La Grange police looking for stranger who asked 8-year-old if he wanted to go for walk

    LA GRANGE – A person of interest is being sought by the La Grange Police Department following a suspicious incident involving a stranger and an 8-year ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 4:23 pm
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