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  • Willowbrook teen charged with hate crime in beating of Darien man

    DARIEN – The Willowbrook teen accused of beating a Darien man now faces a new hate crime charge, according to a Sept. 15 news release from the DuPage ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Police: St. Charles Verizon store robbed at gunpoint Monday

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police are in search of two male suspects after an armed robbery Monday afternoon on the city's east side.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Trial begins for pair accused of taking money from DuPage Forest Preserve District

    Almost three years to the day after they were formally charged, two of the three men who allegedly funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Oak Brook couple plead guilty to sending threatening letters to judges

    OAK BROOK – The Oak Brook couple accused of sending letters, one of which was of a threatening nature, to two DuPage County judges have both pleaded g ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • Johnsburg man arrested in McHenry McDonald's robbery attempt

    WOODSTOCK – A Johnsburg man faces felony charges stemming from an attempted armed robbery at a McDonald’s.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Sikh Coalition demands federal prosecution for Darien beating

    DARIEN – The Sikh Coalition denounced DuPage State Attorney Robert Berlin's decision not bring hate crime charges against the juvenile accused of beat ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Weekly Wrap: More bad news for College of DuPage

    The College of DuPage is again in the news, and it's not good news for everyone. Two administrators were fired for questionable investment policies, a ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Higher jury pay forces depleted McHenry County budget to transfer funds

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board has to transfer money to replenish a fund that was prematurely depleted by a state-mandated increase in jury pay.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Lake County investigators won't confirm Fox Lake police shooting details

    FOX LAKE – The Associated Press reported Friday that Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was shot twice: once in his bulletproof vest and once at an an ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Willowbrook teen charged for attacking Sikh man in Darien

    WHEATON – A Willowbrook teen has been charged with aggravated battery for allegedly attacking and hospitalizing a Sikh man in Darien, according DuPage ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • McHenry pit bulls who attacked neighbor's dog spared death sentence

    WOODSTOCK – Two pit bulls who attacked a puppy last year, staved off euthanasia, were returned home, and will live to see another day.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Police: Riverside woman files false report about ex-boyfriend threatening to kill her

    RIVERSIDE – Three people were arrested after a false police report involving an argument between a Riverside woman, her brother and her Cicero ex-boyf ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Man gets 12 years in prison for Willowbrook arson

    WILLOWBROOK – A man who intentionally set a fire in front of his sister's Willowbrook apartment in December 2014 has been sentenced to 12 years in pri ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Man charged with attempted murder for shooting at Berwyn officer

    BERWYN – Bond was set at $2 million for a man who shot at an off duty Berwyn police officer Sept. 6 in Chicago, according to a Cook County State's Att ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 8:56 am
  • Will County associate judge appointed to fill her own vacancy

    JOLIET – The vacancy created when Domenica “Dede” Osterberger was not retained as an associate judge will be filled by ... Domenica “Dede” Osterberger ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 8:48 pm
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