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  • St. Charles police seeks applicants for Citizens Police Academy

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is hosting its annual Citizens Police Academy from March 17 through May 14, the department announced t ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • Trial begins for Villa Park man accused of starting fatal Lombard fire

    The trial for a Villa Park man accused of starting a car fire that spread to a Lombard home and killed his ex-girlfriend began this week.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Crystal Lake man charged with drug offenses after false medical alert, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An unintentional medical alert led police to a Crystal Lake home to find, not a resident in distress, but rather 300 grams of marijuana ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • Christopher T. Levick, 28, of the 2200 block of Candleberry Drive, Aurora, on Wednesday, Dec. 31, turned himself in on a Sugar Grove warrant carryin ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • St. Charles woman charged with felony drug possession

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles woman remained in the Kane County Jail on Tuesday afternoon on a $200,000 bond after she was charged in December with seve ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • State’s attorney: Felonies down in Kane County

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The number of felonies filed in 2014 in Kane County is down slightly from 2013 and show a larger decline over a five-year perio ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:33 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man threatens Crystal Lake cop in rap video, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man remains in McHenry County Jail on charges alleging that he made a rap video where he threatened to shoot a police ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Former Richmond man cleared of all sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors dropped all charges against a former Richmond resident once accused of the decade-old sexual assault of a young girl.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Alleged North Riverside bank robber charged

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – A 23-year-old North Riverside man was charged with the Jan. 6 armed robbery of Chase Bank in North Riverside.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 8:58 am
  • Algonquin man sentenced for soliciting sex act

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man admitted to soliciting a sex act from a young girl, and received six months of probation.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Woman files lawsuit after she was allegedly sexually assaulted at Massage Envy in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – A woman has filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court against a male employee of Massage Envy, 191 S. II Route 83, and the business afte ...
    Jan. 10, 2015 - 6:47 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Unknown offenders took six items valued at $271.94 from the Jewel-Osco store, 119 S. Randall Road. It was reported to Batavia police on Tuesday, Jan ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Plea deal reached in elder abuse case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Two nurse’s aides pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor battery of an elderly woman at a long-term care facility in a plea deal. ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 8:34 pm
  • Former Woodstock priest admits disorderly conduct indecent exposure case

    WOODSTOCK – A former pastor for St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock pleaded guilty to charges of disorderly conduct Friday after facing initial char ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Former McHenry teacher acquitted of upskirt photo charges

    WOODSTOCK – Just after a not guilty verdict was returned for a former McHenry teacher accused of taking a photograph up the skirt of a student, the al ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 1:11 pm
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