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  • Prostitution sting in Downers Grove nets seven arrests

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department worked alongside the DuPage County Metropolitan Enforcement Group in a prostitution sting that net ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Harvard man accused of threatening to light someone on fire

    HARVARD – A Harvard man was arrested Tuesday after police said he threatened to light a household member on fire, then proceeding to spray and ignite ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Woodridge man accused of sexually assaulting teen

    BOLINGBROOK – A 54-year-old Woodridge man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old has been charged with criminal sexual assault.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:46 pm
  • Woman reportedly attacked at Algonquin Commons

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department is investigating an incident involving a woman who described being attacked by three people Friday in the ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Deceased former suspect's role in Brian Carrick murder still debated

    His family and the attorney looking to overturn Mario Casciaro’s murder conviction have been pointing the finger at another man, as they raise questio ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Woodstock police plan extra seat belt enforcement for Thanksgiving weekend

    WOODSTOCK – Police in Woodstock will be doing extra seat belt enforcement during the Thanksgiving holiday, the department recently announced.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Batavia man charged with child porn possession

    BATAVIA – A 39-year-old Batavia man remains in the Kane County Jail on a $150,000 bond after being charged with 10 felony counts of possessing child p ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Police seize 463 marijuana plants from St. Charles Township home

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles Township man faces felony charges after authorities this week found a “large-scale indoor cannabis grow operation ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Someone put graffiti on a building at 204 S. Water St. owned by Batavia Enterprises, it was reported to police Tuesday, Nov. 11.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • 'We do not stand alone': Hundreds gather to support synagogue vandalized in Lombard

    LOMBARD – On the night of Nov. 9, 1938, Jewish businesses, homes and synagogues were attacked throughout Germany and other Nazi-controlled areas of Eu ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Former cop found not guilty in Villa Park assault

    VILLA PARK – A former Maywood police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman in March 2012 at a Villa Park hotel was found not guilty Nov. 6 by ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:09 pm
  • Police: Bully Bandit strikes Riverside bank for second time

    RIVERSIDE – Police believe a suspect known as "The Bully Bandit" has struck again following a Thursday morning armed robbery of Bank of America, 3300 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 6:07 am
  • Domestic battery charges dropped against Barrington Hills cop

    WOODSTOCK – Misdemeanor domestic battery charges against a Barrington Hills police officer have been dropped, his attorney says.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Lisa C. Holmes-Toguem, 47, of the 500 block of North May Street, Aurora, was arrested Friday, Nov. 7, on a 2013 St. Charles warrant carrying charges ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • A residential window in the 3N600 block of Arbor Creek Road, Campton Hills, was reported damaged Friday, Nov. 7. It was apparently damaged by a BB g ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:36 pm
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