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  • Wheaton names Volpe as new police chief

    WHEATON – The city of Wheaton wasted no time selecting the replacement for its retiring police chief.
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Glen Ellyn Police Department lends ear to community

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Police Chief Phil Norton believes in the importance of hearing what the community has to say.
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Michael J. Nolan, 32, of the 400 block of Willow Lane, Geneva, was charged Saturday, Oct. 24, with two counts of misdemeanor aggravated assault with ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Elmhurst police: 2 attempted child abductions may be related

    ELMHURST – Police are investigating a recent child luring incident that may be related to a similar report from Oct. 18, according to an Elmhurst Poli ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Burglary reported at new Elburn pizza place

    ELBURN – A burglary was reported Sunday at a new pizza place in Elburn, and a post on the eatery’s Facebook page seeks help from anyone who has inform ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Elmhurst police searching for woman involved in Bank of America robbery

    ELMHURST – Police are investigating an Oct. 29 bank robbery at Bank of America, according to an Elmhurst Police Department news release.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Crystal Lake Halloween crackdown results in 51 tickets, 4 underage drinking citations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A police crackdown over the Halloween weekend led to the Crystal Lake Police Department issuing 51 tickets, according to a news release ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Johnsburg woman accused of drunken driving, punching cop after Halloween crash in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 32-year-old Johnsburg woman faces a slew of charges after police said she crashed her car into a pole, hid, and punched an officer in the ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Wheaton man charged with 4 counts of possession of child pornography

    WHEATON – A Wheaton man has been charged with four counts of possession of child pornography videos, according to a news release from the Wheaton Poli ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Oct. 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Prostitution arrest made at North Aurora massage parlor

    NORTH AURORA – A 52-year-old St. Charles woman faces charges of prostitution and practicing massage without a license, stemming from an incident that ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:24 am
  • Few answers 2 months after Fox Lake police officer shot, killed

    FOX LAKE – Nearly two months have passed since Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was fatally shot, and a few more weeks could pass before investig ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 10:06 am
  • Riverside woman arrested after threatening to kill her husband

    RIVERSIDE – Police arrested and charged a Riverside woman for threatening to kill her husband in a domestic altercation, according to a Riverside Poli ...
    Oct. 31, 2015 - 6:42 pm
  • Bond set for 2 men in attempted St. Charles burglary

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Three Florida residents charged in connection to a St. Charles burglary attempt remained in Kane County custody Thursday after ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • St. Charles police announce Halloween weekend DUI crackdown

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police will be out in force through Sunday conducting DUI and seat belt enforcement, according to a news release. 
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 8:41 pm
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