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  • Fire that damaged two Berwyn garages being investigated

    BERWYN – Investigators believe arson could have been the cause of a fire that damaged two garages at 4:47 p.m. July 5 in the 1800 block of Elmwood Ave ...
    July 13, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Carol Stream man, Aurora woman die in motel murder-suicide

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – A Carol Stream man has been identified as the offender of a July 9 murder-suicide at a Motel 6 in Arlington Heights, according to ...
    July 13, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Police: Unconscious teen had shotgun in trunk

    NEW LENOX – Police say a teen was passed out in a car with a shotgun and marijuana on Monday.At 10 a ...
    July 11, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Man shot in Romeoville parking lot confrontation

    ROMEOVILLE – Police say a man was shot Friday in a parking lot after an encounter with his ex-girlfriend.
    July 11, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Former St. Charles North staffer indicted in sexual assault case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles North High School dean’s assistant this week was indicted on charges of sexually assaulting a minor-age st ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • St. Charles police arrest 7, cite 27 during traffic campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made seven arrests and issued 27 citations during a two-week enforcement period that ended Sunday, according to a new ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Third member of alleged heroin trafficking ring involving Addison man sentenced to 20 years

    A third member of an alleged drug trafficking ring has been sentenced to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, according to a news relea ...
    July 15, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Man shot, wounded after altercation in Brookfield park

    BROOKFIELD – A 22-year-old man was shot about 9:08 p.m. July 9 at J.C. Ehlert Park in Brookfield after an altercation with two other males, according ...
    July 10, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Lemont man caught on camera stealing from Ss. Cyril and Methodius Parish

    LEMONT – A Lemont man accused of stealing items from the donation box of a local Catholic church and then escaping while under police custody was pick ...
    July 15, 2015 - 2:05 pm
  • Joliet police used new tactic in fireworks crackdown

    JOLIET – Police in Joliet were busy through the Fourth of July weekend, making 32 arrests for illegal fireworks.
    July 9, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Downers Grove woman held on possession, delivery of heroin

    A Downers Grove woman with history of drug dealing is being held on $100,000 bail after police found 2.1 grams of heroin in her car, according to the ...
    July 10, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Woman accused of exchanging drugs in Woodstock Square with man

    WOODSTOCK – A woman and a Woodstock man face felony drug charges after police said the woman gave the man pills in the Woodstock Square.
    July 14, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Naperville woman who stole $50,000 from school cafeteria receives jail time

    NAPERVILLE – A Naperville woman was sentenced to jail for stealing more than $50,000 from the Waubonsie Valley High School cafeteria, according to the ...
    July 15, 2015 - 2:03 pm
  • Man shot by Crystal Lake police officer transferred from hospital to jail

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 29-year-old man who was shot by a Crystal Lake police officer after allegedly charging at the officer with a knife is being held in ...
    July 9, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Gabriel Salazar-Gutierrez, 46, of the 400 block of North Highland Avenue, Aurora, was charged Saturday, July 4, with driving under the influence, dr ...
    July 8, 2015 - 9:08 pm
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