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  • 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
  • Riverside police: Lyons woman charged with DUI after allegedly striking 8-year-old

    RIVERSIDE – An 8-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle about 5:01 p.m. Sept. 14 in the 300 block of Eastgrove Road, according to the Riverside Police D ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Ex-Crystal Lake business owner pleads guilty for concealment of assets

    A former Bull Valley man and Crystal Lake business owner pleaded guilty Thursday to the concealment of assets from a bankruptcy trustee, U.S. Attorney ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Elderly woman struck and killed in Wheaton

    WHEATON – An elderly woman has been struck and killed by a vehicle at Butterfield and Naperville roads, according to a news release from the Wheaton P ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Villa Park police charge man in battery, attempted robbery

    VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Police Department has charged a 19-year-old Elgin man in connection with a battery and attempted robbery that occurred Sep ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • FBI seeks 2 men in Carpentersville bank robbery

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The FBI is searching for two men who robbed a Carpentersville bank on Friday, officials said Tuesday.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • St. Charles Verizon armed robbery investigation continues

    ST. CHARLES – Police on Tuesday continued their investigation into an armed robbery that took place Monday at a St. Charles Verizon store.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Drivers accused of street racing in St. Charles Township

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Two motorists going double the speed limit on Randall Road in St. Charles Township were ticketed last week and accused of stree ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Downers Grove man accused of two felony counts of rape at Indiana University

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Monroe County Prosecutor's Office in Indiana has charged John Enochs of Downers Grove with two felony counts of rape for incidents ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Sikh community applauds hate crime charge in beating of Darien man by Willowbrook teen

    DARIEN – Inderjit Singh Mukker returned Sept. 15 to the place he was beaten and left unconscious to deliver a clear and profound message: No American ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 9:28 pm
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