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  • Kane County Sheriff's Office report

    • A woman reported Friday, Feb. 13, that she was missing $380 from her purse and believed it was stolen from her 2013 Nissan when it was parked at the ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • St. Charles man, 81, charged with criminal sexual abuse

    ST. CHARLES – An 81-year-old St. Charles man is headed back to court later this month on a charge that he sexually abused a girl younger than 13 years ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Marengo man who got teen pregnant violates probation, gets prison for contacting girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old Marengo man lasted less than two weeks on probation before being re-arrested on allegations that he contacted the teenage gi ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Geneva woman faces additional charges in foiled shooting plot

    GENEVA – The Geneva woman charged with conspiracy to commit murder in Canada faces additional charges in that country, according to Canadian police.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Huntley police make crime maps available

    Using data to determine crime trends and target hot spots in the community is not a new policing phenomenon.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 5:46 pm
  • Woodstock man accidentally shoots his finger while cleaning handgun

    WOODSTOCK – Police do not expect to file charges against a 70-year-old man who shot himself in the finger while cleaning his handgun.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Former Geneva High School student charged in foiled shooting plot in Canada

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman charged in a foiled Valentine’s Day shooting plot is expected to appear in a Canadian courtroom this morning.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Attorneys for Island Lake murder suspect plan for insanity defense

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys for the man accused of killing an Island Lake woman have filed court documents declaring their intended insanity defense.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Roselle man accused of pimping teenage girls

    ROSELLE – A Roselle man has been charged with pimping teenage girls while awaiting trial on other sexual abuse charges, according to media reports.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Club wants vests back

    WOODSTOCK – From a McHenry County witness stand, detectives offered a rare glimpse inside a motorcycle gang, a perspective not routinely offered to th ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Geneva woman arrested in Canadian shooting plot

    A 23-year-old Geneva woman was one of three people arrested in Canada, accused of planning what was to be a public shooting on Valentine’s Day in Hali ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • John Thomas Olson Jr., 34, of the 200 block of West Main Street, St. Charles, was charged Wednesday, Feb. 11, with disorderly conduct.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • A resident of the 7N200 block of Barb Hill Drive, St. Charles, reported Thursday, Jan. 29, that she saw a man walking around her home, taking pictur ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Police: Man brought $20,000 in cocaine to drug deal

    BOLINGBROOK – Police reportedly seized $20,000 worth of cocaine from a Chicago man Tuesday.Metropoli ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Marengo teen injured, cited after Algonquin rollover

    ALGONQUIN – A 16-year-old Marengo resident was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries after a rollover crash Thursday in Algonquin, officials s ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 9:03 am
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