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  • Huntley man's domestic battery charge upgraded to murder after wife dies

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley man was charged Tuesday with murdering his wife days after police responded to the couple's home for a domestic violence incident.
    March 25, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Prosecutor asks that Holiday Hills man accused of shooting deputies not use wheelchair at trial

    WOODSTOCK – The prosecutor trying the Scott B. Peters case asked a judge Wednesday to prohibit the man accused of shooting two officers from using a w ...
    March 25, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Volo woman accused of trying to rob Johnsburg Chase Bank

    JOHNSBURG – A Volo woman is accused of attempting to rob the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, 2911 Commerce Drive, in Johnsburg on Tuesday, police said.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Mid-Valley student charged after fight in school hallway

    ST. CHARLES – A 19-year-old Mid-Valley Special Education Cooperative student was charged with battery last week after physically assaulting another st ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Huntley contractor president charged with fraud, failing to pay taxes

    HUNTLEY – A federal grand jury Tuesday charged the president of a Huntley concrete contractor with defrauding labor union benefit plans and failing to ...
    March 24, 2015 - 6:17 pm
  • Elmhurst police search for hit-and-run driver

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is looking for the driver of a semi-tractor trailer that hit a pedestrian early Tuesday in the 700 block of ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Attorney general files lawsuit against La Grange Park man's charity for misuse of funds

    LA GRANGE PARK – A lawsuit against a La Grange Park man's charity for the alleged misappropriation of $33,173 was filed Tuesday by the office of Attor ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Man on parole charged in Downers Grove burglary

    DOWNERS GROVE – A man on parole for an unrelated burglary has been charged in connection with a burglary in Downers Grove, the Downers Grove Police De ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Campton Hills man accused in Delnor lockdown faces vandalism charge

    ST. CHARLES – The Campton Hills man charged in connection to a lockdown at Delnor Hospital in January faces an additional criminal charge for vandalis ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Former employee pleads guilty to stealing $500,000 from Villa Park mosque, school

    A past director of business and finance at the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park pleaded guilty Monday to stealing about $500,000 from his former emplo ...
    March 24, 2015 - 5:51 am
  • Westmont man gets 35 years for father's stabbing death

    WESTMONT – A Westmont man convicted of killing his father in May 2011 was sentenced to 35 years in prison, the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office ...
    March 24, 2015 - 5:48 am
  • 15-year-old charged after shotgun shell found at Hinsdale Central Friday

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department announced Monday that a 15-year-old Hinsdale Central student was charged with one count of possession of amm ...
    March 24, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • 2 found guilty of armed robbery of $30K in cash, jewelry in 2014 Riverside case

    RIVERSIDE – Two men were found guilty in connection with an armed robbery in August 2014 that Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel called one of the mos ...
    March 23, 2015 - 1:22 pm
  • Pizza delivery driver robbed by two gunmen in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A man reported he was robbed at gunpoint at 10:22 p.m. March 16 when he delivered a pizza to as residence in the 1800 block of South Clarence ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Crystal Lake police searching for Chase Bank robbery suspect

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police are searching for a woman they say robbed the Chase Bank about 11 a.m. Saturday. 
    March 23, 2015 - 9:42 am
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