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Crime & Courts

  • Lake in the Hills massage therapist admits to sex abuse at Barrington business

    LAKE IN THE HILLS - A Lake in the Hills man received two years of probation and must register as a sex offender for the next 10 years after pleading g ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 5:20 pm
  • Winfield man charged with two counts of child pornography by Wheaton police

    WHEATON – A Winfield man has been charged with two counts of possession of child pornography after an extensive undercover investigation, according to ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Attorney files for Mario Casciaro's release after Johnsburg murder verdict overturned

    An emergency bond motion was filedwith the 2nd District Appellate Courton Monday to release Mario Casciaro from prison, his attorney Kathleen Zellner ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • La Grange man charged with public indecency in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – La Grange Park police charged a La Grange man Aug. 31 with public indecency for allegedly masturbating in public, according to a poli ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • McHenry-area fatal shooting victim last seen before Labor Day, neighbors say

    McHENRY – Nearly two weeks passed between the time neighbors last remember seeing Daniel L. Bakker waving from his garage and the time police converge ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Boy injured in Riverside DUI released from hospital

    RIVERSIDE – The 8-year-old boy that was struck by a vehicle Sept. 14 in Riverside and placed in a medically induced coma after sustaining severe injur ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Man charged in 1985 murder of 15-year-old Glen Ellyn girl held without bond

    A Champaign man charged with the 1985 murder of a 15-year-old girl near Glen Ellyn was ordered held without bond during a court hearing Sept. 21 befor ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Bond set at $750,000 for Addison man accused of child pornography possession

    ADDISON – Bond for an Addison man accused of possessing child pornography has been set at $750,000, according to a DuPage County State's Attorney's Of ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • La Grange police looking for suspect who asked 16-year-old if she wanted a ride in his car

    LA GRANGE – A person of interest is being sought by the La Grange Police Department following an incident involving a 16-year-old girl near Elm and Ca ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Holy Cross burglary investigation continues

    BATAVIA – Police on Friday continued their investigation into a burglary that occurred this week at Holy Cross Church and School in Batavia.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • McHenry man charged with father's murder after body found near McCullom Lake

    McHENRY – A 46-year-old McHenry man has been charged with murdering his father and hiding the death after police found a 69-year-old man with a gunsho ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • Attorney trying to get Mario Casciaro out of prison quickly after murder conviction overturned

    DOWNERS GROVE — Signs held by friends, family and supporters of Mario Casciaro in a news conference Friday made their message clear – they want Cascia ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Burglary reported at Holy Cross Catholic Church and School in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Batavia police are investigating a burglary that occurred this week at Holy Cross Church and School, according to a news release issued Thur ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Crest Hill murder: Medical experts disagree on cause of death

    JOLIET – Forensic pathologists disagreed Thursday about whether Diane Nichols was killed by her husband’s car or his feet.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Elwood police investigating online student messages as serious threat

    ELWOOD – Police are investigating potentially threatening online messages from an Elwood School student that caused dismay among parents about how the ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:22 pm
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