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  • Crime lab scientist: No gunshot residue on suspect's hands on day of Romeoville shooting

    JOLIET - Tests done on Erick Maya's hands did not show he fired a gun on the day Briana Valle was slain.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Woodridge teen charged with DUI after striking six cars, house: police

    WOODRIDGE – A Woodridge teen is facing a DUI charge after she lost control of her Ford Mustang and struck six cars and a house, police said.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Downers Grove police looking for man who catcalled teen pedestrian

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police are looking for a man, described as Hispanic and in his 20s, who allegedly harassed a 16-year-old girl walking at ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Police respond to armed robbery at La Grange Park home Monday

    LA GRANGE PARK – Money was stolen and one victim was injured in an armed robbery Monday night in La Grange Park.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Bolingbrook man faces charges after allegedly battering pregnant woman

    BOLINGBROOK – A 23-year-old Bolingbrook man is facing a slew of charges after allegedly battering a pregnant woman on Sunday afternoon.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Cab driver says he drove Maya to Romeoville on day of shooting

    ROMEOVILLE – A cab driver testified Monday that he drove Erick M. Maya to Romeoville the morning Briana Valle and her mother were shot in their drivew ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Carol Stream hopes to see fewer crimes through new housing ordinance

    CAROL STREAM – Due to concerns about crime at rental communities in Carol Stream, anyone who rents or leases residential property in the village will ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Jury: Wilson guilty of murder of Kelli O'Laughlin

    BRIDGEVIEW – John Wilson Jr., the man accused of the 2011 killing of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin, was found guilty of first-degree murder in Judge Jo ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Police: St. Charles Township man flees from cops at 99 mph

    A St. Charles Township man is expected in court Thursday on charges stemming from a traffic incident, in which he fled from police at almost 100 mph, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Juan Pedro Castillo-Gutieriez, 30, of the 1800 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 9, with two counts of domestic batte ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Unkempt yard in St. Charles Township leads to ticket for homeowner

    ST. CHARLES – A. St. Charles Township homeowner whose yard “disturbed” neighbors by its lack of maintenance has been ticketed for its appearance, acco ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • St. Charles man pleads guilty to residential burglary

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles man must serve time in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to residential burglary last week, acc ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Man charged with sexually assaulting 9-year-old Brookfield girl

    BROOKFIELD – James Clemmons, 69, of Justice, was charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child on Thursday by Brookfield police after the ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Brookfield resident charged with sexually assaulting teens

    BROOKFIELD – A former Brookfield resident was charged with sexually assaulting two teen girls – one was 13 at the time of the alleged rape – at his ba ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • Three arrested following Crest Hill phone store robbery

    CREST HILL - Three men were arrested Thursday after allegedly robbing their third T-Mobile store in a week.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:49 am
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