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  • Police: Brookfield man caught on video burglarizing vehicle

    BROOKFIELD – A Brookfield man is facing charges in connection with two vehicle burglaries that occurred Dec. 22 and 23 in the 3100 and 3200 block of E ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • Man who tried to enter Riverside school in bulletproof vest pleads guilty

    RIVERSIDE – A San Francisco man found wandering around St. Mary’s School wearing a bulletproof vest and carrying $24,000 in cash pled guilty to charge ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Equipment thefts in Downers Grove net bandits more than $70K

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two separate thefts in Downers Grove have netted thieves more than $70,000 in construction equipment.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Lombard, Carol Stream men charged after 19 pounds of marijuana discovered by postal service

    Two men from Lombard and Carol Stream face felony drug charges in connection with a 19-pound package of marijuana discovered by the U.S. Postal Servic ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Dow Chemical settles brain cancer lawsuits that spurred McCullom Lake suits

    Dow Chemical Co. has quietly settled lawsuits filed by the next-of-kin of two chemists whose brain cancer deaths after working at a Rohm and Haas rese ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Police: Glendale Heights drunk semi driver more than 6 times above legal limit

    A semitrailer driver from Glendale Heights was recently charged after driving with a blood alcohol content more than six times the legal limit on the ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Shane Lamb pleads out on aggravated possession of stolen firearms charges

    WOODSTOCK – Shane Lamb, the man at the center of controversy surrounding the prosecution of Mario Casciaro, pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated posses ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • Check out Lombard stories to follow in new year

    LOMBARD – While we’re only a few days into the new 2015 calendar, there are already plenty of stories brewing in Lombard. Here’s a look at the headlin ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Bank of America robbed in Addison

    ADDISON – An Addison bank was robbed Friday in what law enforcement are describing as a “non-takeover robbery.”
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Three Batavia men charged with trespassing in Geneva

    GENEVA – Three Batavia men were charged with trespassing at a Geneva builder’s office, according to police reports.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • A tire and rim valued at $250 was reported stolen Tuesday, Dec. 30, from a 2000 Jeep Cherokee at Lou’s Sales and Service, 602 E. State St. 
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 7:37 pm
  • St. Charles man charged with felony possession of pills

    GENEVA – A St. Charles man was charged with felony possession of two pills – considered controlled substances – which were stored in a breath mints ti ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • Series of burglaries reported Monday in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Lemont Police Department is warning residents of a several residential burglaries that occurred Monday in Lemont and unincorporated Cook ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Westmont police investigate alleged home invasion, sexual assault of senior citizen

    WESTMONT – Westmont police are investigating an alleged home invasion and sexual assault that occurred around 5 a.m. New Year's Day.
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Catalytic converter theft suspect nabbed by police chief in Stickney

    STICKNEY – A 20-year-old Chicago man faces charges in Stickney for stealing catalytic converters and is being investigated in connection with catalyti ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 12:27 am
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