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Crime & Courts

  • DuPage County Sheriff's deputy files federal lawsuit against sheriff

    WHEATON – A DuPage County Sheriff's deputy recently filed a federal lawsuit against Sheriff John Zaruba alleging that racial discrimination prevented ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Ring in the new year with more than 200 new Illinois laws

    Illinois lawmakers have never let items like the lack of a state budget or a $110 billion unfunded pension liability get in the way of passing a batte ...
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • Year in review: Looking back at the year in news in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – From the approval of a homeless shelter to alcohol-related zoning code changes, there was no shortage of news this year in La Grange.
    Dec. 31, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • McHenry teen charged with stabbing acquaintance in Spring Grove area

    SPRING GROVE – A McHenry teenager has been charged with stabbing another man at a friend's house in the Spring Grove area, the Lake County Sheriff's O ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 5:40 pm
  • Year in review: Looking back at the year in news in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – With downtown redevelopment proposals, an arrest in a 30-year-old murder case and ongoing controversies surrounding the College of DuPage ...
    Dec. 30, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Crime down in McHenry County; calls for service, crime in Crystal Lake up

    McHenry County residents have requested police service more frequently this year than they did last year, a trend that has some local police agencies ...
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 6:53 pm
  • Crystal Lake's 2013 property tax levy was valid, appellate court rules

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The property tax levy voted on by the Crystal Lake City Council two years ago was valid, an appellate court has ruled.
    Dec. 28, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • DuPage County board member Eckhoff gets new prosecutor in Wheaton DUI case

    WHEATON – The city of Wheaton has hired a new prosecuting team to pursue drunk driving charges against Republican DuPage County Board member and forme ...
    Dec. 22, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Woodstock sex offender faces felony for not disclosing social media use, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man faces a felony charge after authorities say he maintained a social media application without disclosing it when registerin ...
    Dec. 21, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Huntley police: 'Car burglary ring' targeting gym, daycare parking lots

    HUNTLEY – Huntley police are warning residents not to leave unattended valuables in their cars because of a “car burglary ring” they say has been acti ...
    Dec. 18, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Woodstock man injured, cited after car strikes pole in Bull Valley

    BULL VALLEY – A Woodstock man suffered minor injuries after crashing his car into a utility pole along Bull Valley Road on Friday, officials said.
    Dec. 18, 2015 - 11:29 am
  • Chicago woman charged with prostitution at Fox Lake spa

    FOX LAKE – A Chicago woman was charged with prostitution at a Fox Lake spa after she offered to perform a sexual act on an undercover detective in exc ...
    Dec. 17, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Chicago man charged for stealing from Elmhurst seniors

    ELMHURST – A Chicago man has been charged with burglary for allegedly stealing from at least eight residents of an Elmhurst senior living facility, ac ...
    Dec. 17, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Man says police violated his privacy

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge is considering whether a sheriff’s detective violated a defendant’s privacy rights by using text messages from the ...
    Dec. 17, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Elmhurst police begin seatbelt, DUI enforcement during holidays

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department will be conducting a seatbelt and impaired driving enforcement during the holiday season.
    Dec. 16, 2015 - 3:30 pm
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