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  • D-303, parent reach settlement in bullying case

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 has reached a settlement with a woman who filed a lawsuit against it on claims her son was injured in a ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • West Chicago police alert residents to cyber scam

    WEST CHICAGO – The West Chicago Police Department is alerting residents to a possible scam involving an email offering a chance at a lottery drawing u ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Ex-Booster Club president misses 3rd court date for theft charge

    A Carol Stream woman accused of stealing nearly $11,000 from the Wheaton North High School Booster Club missed her third court date Wednesday morning.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:20 pm
  • Wrongful death lawsuit targets The Broken Oar

    WOODSTOCK – The family of a man killed in car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in McHenry County against the bar that sold alcohol to his driv ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Jury selection begins in Kelli O'Laughlin murder trial

    Jury selection has begun for the trial of John Wilson, who is accused of murdering 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin during a botched robbery at her Indian ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:08 pm
  • Elmhurst man charged with DUI in car with no driver's seat

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst man was charged last week with driving under the influence in a car without a driver's seat.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Cicero man charged with multiple bank robberies

    CICERO – A man who allegedly robbed a dozen banks in the Chicago area and was dubbed “The No Boundaries Bandit” because of his wide target range was a ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Former Frankfort doctor pleads guilty to sexual offenses

    JOLIET – A Frankfort doctor was sentenced to 18 months of probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to groping women during office visits.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Elmhurst couple in triple murder-suicide remembered as loving parents

    ELMHURST – A row of white crosses lined the yard of a house in the 600 block of Chatham Avenue on Sunday, after police discovered the bodies of four f ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Bolingbrook man convicted in mailed marijuana scheme

    BOLINGBROOK – A Bolingbrook man who was one of three charged with mailing five pounds of marijuana to a home in Naperville in September 2013 was convi ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Prosecutors will persist in Gempel case

    JOLIET – While his confession can’t be used, prosecutors still plan to try a Crest Hill man who authorities allege killed his elderly neighbor and set ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Woman arrested on charges of inappropriate relationship with a minor

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A 37-year-old woman was arrested Wednesday on charges related to what police allege is an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Elburn man charged in connection with fatal crash

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest warrant issued for an Elburn man in connection with a June 25 motorcycle crash tha ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Naperville teens charged after allegedly selling ecstasy, cocaine to undercover officers

    NAPERVILLE – Two Naperville teens were recently charged for allegedly selling ecstasy and cocaine to undercover police, according to a news release fr ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Lisle man flees police, gets multiple charges on 21st birthday

    LISLE – A Lisle man rang in his 21st birthday Thursday by running from police, according to a news release from the DuPage County Sheriff's Office.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 11:18 pm
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