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  • Dad sentenced to 60 years for murdering Addison 9-year-old

    ADDISON – A Chicago man convicted of murdering his 9-year-old daughter from Addison was sentenced to 60 years in prison Friday.
    April 4, 2014 - 6:30 pm
  • Bomb squad called after grenade found at Brookfield car wash

    BROOKFIELD – The Cook County Bomb Squad was called to Brookfield on Friday after a grenade was found at the Spirit of America car wash, 9312 47th St.
    April 4, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • Lemont man gets 18 years in prison in Romeoville road rage case

    JOLIET – Christopher Yeoman was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for the single punch he threw during a 2011 "road rage" confrontation in Romeov ...
    April 5, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Driver pleads guilty in alleged Wheaton cocaine delivery case

    WHEATON – A Wheaton woman pleaded guilty Thursday in DuPage County circuit court to assisting in the delivery of drugs to undercover agents, according ...
    April 4, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Carol Stream investigation leads to child porn charges for Addison man

    An Addison man was arrested Thursday following a two-month child pornography investigation by the Carol Stream Police Department, according to a polic ...
    April 4, 2014 - 6:30 pm
  • Lemont man found guilty of DUI homicide

    LEMONT – Joseph Hayes of Lemont pleaded no contest to the felony charge of homicide by operation of a vehicle while intoxicated and was found guilty b ...
    April 4, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Two charged after alleged Lisle area vehicle break-ins, identity theft

    NAPERVILLE – Two men were charged Thursday after allegedly breaking into several vehicles over the course of two days in a Lisle area subdivision, acc ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Limo driver pleads guilty to DUI after taking students to Glen Ellyn prom

    GLEN ELLYN – A former limousine driver charged with transporting about two dozen Oswego High School students to their Glen Ellyn prom while drunk plea ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Crime mugs for April 2014

    Local arrest and booking photos are provided by area police departments. Individuals pictured who have been charged with a crime have not been ...
    April 5, 2014 - 6:58 pm
  • Letter: Increase police foot patrols

    To the Editor:The city of Chicago has already taken it upon themselves to reinstate the use of foot ...
    April 3, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • Former West Chicago youth ministry leader charged with sex abuse

    WEST CHICAGO – A former youth ministry leader from Community Fellowship Church in West Chicago is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with ...
    April 2, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Wisconsin man charged with sexual assault of Riverside teen

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside police announced Monday that Alexander R. Rurka, 19, of Cedarburg, Wisc., surrendered himself at the Riverside Police Department ...
    April 2, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • RB student attacks female in hallway

    RIVERSIDE – A 17-year-old male juvenile from Bellwood, who is also a Riverside-Brookfield High School student, was charged with four counts of felony ...
    April 2, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Downers Grove police warn residents of phone scam

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department is alerting residents to a telephone scam being used by criminals in the area.
    April 1, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Lombard man released after pleading guilty to child porn charge

    LOMBARD – A Lombard man arrested in December on child pornography charges was released from prison Monday after striking a plea deal with prosecutors, ...
    April 1, 2014 - 11:46 am
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