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  • Berkeley man charged with series of Elmhurst car thefts

    ELMHURST – A Berkeley man has been charged in a series of burglaries to unlocked vehicles in Elmhurst and unincorporated Yorkfield, according to a new ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:15 pm
  • Chicago woman charged in Elmhurst aggravated battery to disabled adult case

    ELMHURST – A Chicago woman has been charged with battery after an alleged incident involving a disabled adult victim at a group home in Elmhurst, acco ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • Cary police investigate aggravated assault involving handgun near grocery store

    CARY – Cary police are investigating an aggravated assault in which a handgun was displayed to a person outside of Jewel-Osco. 
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Wauconda man gets 8 years in prison for drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A Wauconda man was sentenced to eight years in prison after he admitted to delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a Port Barrington man.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • Woodstock man accused of firing handgun through dartboard, hitting neighbor's vehicle

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man is facing charges after allegedly firing a handgun at a dartboard during a party Sunday, police said.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man charged in connection with girlfriend's heroin OD death headed to prison

    WOODSTOCK – A former Algonquin man charged in connection with his 21-year-old girlfriend’s heroin overdose death will spend time behind bars now that ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Downers Grove police respond to report of gun shots at residence

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department responded to a report of gun shots at 7:58 p.m. Jan. 31 in the 4400 block of Oakwood Avenue.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 7:08 pm
  • 2 men charged in Lisle home invasion

    An 18-year-old man from an unincorporated area near Glen Ellyn along with a 22-year-old Lisle man have been charged in a Jan. 19 home invasion in Lisl ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • Lake County judge delays trial for disgraced Fox Lake police officer's widow

    WAUKEGAN – A northern Illinois judge has again delayed the felony trial for the widow of a Fox Lake police officer who killed himself and made it look ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 7:47 pm
  • Huntley man charged with drug-induced homicide in Lake in the Hills man's death

    WOODSTOCK — A 27-year-old Huntley man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected heroin overdose death in Lake in the ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:53 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads not guilty to DUI charges in crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    WOODSTOCK — A Lake in the Hills man formally denied allegations that he was driving under the influence of alcohol in a multi-vehicle crash that kille ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Defendants charged with torturing Crystal Lake teen in Chicago on livestream facing threats, lawyers say

    CHICAGO – Lawyers for the defendants charged with torturing a mentally ill Crystal Lake teen and broadcasting it on Facebook Live said Friday that the ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Chicago man charged in Carpentersville shooting

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The Carpentersville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Service arrested a Chicago man Wednesday morning for his alleged connecti ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • League of Women Voters of La Grange Area to host crime-related events

    LA GRANGE – The League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area is hosting two upcoming events before the month is over.
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Opioid deaths on the rise in DuPage County

    The number of opioid-related deaths in DuPage County continues to increase.In total, there were 78 o ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 8:03 pm