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  • Lemont man charged with possession of child porn

    LEMONT – John Praninskas, 38, of the 400 block of Keepataw Drive, Lemont, was charged with aggravated possession of child pornography Friday, accordin ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Joliet man turns himself in following fatal shooting

    JOLIET — A 29-year-old Joliet man turned himself in to police Saturday afternoon, hours after police allege he fatally shot one person and critically ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 6:11 pm
  • Judge makes ruling for witnesses in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Kane County judge Friday ruled two people could be material witnesses in a Geneva man’s murder case.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Man accused of growing marijuana released from jail

    A St. Charles Township man charged with manufacturing marijuana was released Wednesday from the Kane County Jail after his mom posted his $15,000 bail ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Hanover Park mother pleads guilty to lesser charge in Streamwood infant death

    A Hanover Park woman has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the death of her infant son after a mistrial of her case last month, according to Cook C ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 7:50 pm
  • Sheriff charges Villa Park man with child porn possession

    VILLA PARK – A Villa Park 20-year-old was charged Friday morning with four counts of possession of child pornography, according to a DuPage County She ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • North Aurora police warn of phone scam

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department is warning the public about recent scam attempts involving callers who claim to be with the Internal ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • McHenry Police searching for Discount Cigarette, Radioshack robbers

    McHENRY – McHenry Police are still looking for offenders of two robberies — one armed — that took place during Thanksgiving week.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Alleged Chicago dealer charged after undercover DuPage drug buys net 1,100 ecstasy pills

    WHEATON – A Chicago man and known gang member has been arrested and charged with manufacture and delivery of ecstasy, a super class X felony, accordin ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Lyons police arrest man after short chase, weapon recovered

    LYONS – The Lyons Police Department arrested a man Thursday morning after he led officers on a short chase. According to police, a weapon was recovere ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • McHenry man charged with child porn at home parents use as daycare facility

    MCHENRY – A McHenry man was arrested Tuesday after police found child pornography on his computer at a residence also determined to be a licensed dayc ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Catalytic converter thefts continue in Geneva

    GENEVA – Thefts of catalytic converters have continued in Geneva, with the police department reporting eight such thefts off vehicles since October in ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Sheriff: Wheaton man, Glen Ellyn woman pawned spoils of Walmart thefts to buy drugs

    A Wheaton man and a Glen Ellyn woman were arrested Wednesday on several charges of burglary and retail theft, according to a news release from the DuP ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Scott Peters' aunt gave him gun used in Holiday Hills shooting, police say

    Scott B. Peters' aunt is accused of giving him the rifle he allegedly used to shoot and injure McHenry County Sheriff's Deputies who were responding t ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:55 pm
  • Bensenville police officer charged with stealing gas

    BENSENVILLE – A now-former Bensenville police officer has been charged with stealing gasoline from the village of Bensenville, according to a DuPage C ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 5:05 pm
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