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Crime & Courts

  • Cops use naloxone in suspected heroin OD in Lakemoor Fest porta-potty

    LAKEMOOR – The village police department used naloxone for the first time in a suspected heroin overdose Saturday – about 10 minutes before the Lakemo ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Benedictine University's National Night Out focuses on crime prevention, community partnerships

    LISLE – Residents and police officers joined together to celebrate National Night Out on Aug. 4 at Benedictine University in Lisle.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Hinsdale police charge teens with sign thefts

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department announced Aug. 5 that four people were charged with stealing two wooden village of Hinsdale signs.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Algonquin woman admits to workers' compensation fraud

    An Algonquin woman has been convicted and sentenced for making false workers' compensation claims and collecting nearly $90,000.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Bond set at $300,000 for Chicago man charged with robbing professional gambler in Naperville

    NAPERVILLE – A Chicago man who allegedly robbed a professional gambler and then attempted to flee from police has been charged with robbery, said Paul ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Westmont police: $8,000 in electronics stolen from vehicle

    WESTMONT – Westmont police are investigating a burglary that resulted in numerous missing electronics on Aug. 3.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • McHenry County law enforcement weigh in on asset forfeitures

    As the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and other area police departments make moves to take property and cash, as they put it, “away from criminals,” ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • St. Charles man faces fraud charges

    A St. Charles man, who is the former president of a Chicago-area construction company, was indicted in a $1.9 million fraud scheme, according to a new ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • Westmont man flees police, involved in crash in Oak Brook

    OAK BROOK – The Hillside Police Department took a 35-year-old Westmont man into custody after he allegedly evaded police in multiple towns before he c ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Westmont police investigating armed robbery

    WESTMONT – Westmont police are investigating an armed robbery that left one man injured on Aug. 3.De ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Chicago woman faces forgery charges for counterfeit currency in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A Chicago woman was charged with forgery at 9:51 a.m. Aug. 6 after she attempted to pass counterfeit currency at two locations in the 6600 bl ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Former Wonder Lake man guilty of sexual assault of young family member

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors returned a guilty verdict for a former Wonder Lake man convicted of molesting a young family member.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • St. Charles man charged in string of car burglaries

    GENEVA – A St. Charles man has been charged in a string of burglaries to Geneva cars that occurred Monday.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Geneva woman awaits trial date in Canada

    The Geneva woman charged with conspiracy to commit murder in Canada must continue to wait for a trial date.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Riverside police charge caretaker who allegedly stole $6,300 from woman with cancer

    RIVERSIDE – The caretaker of a 76-year-old Riverside woman diagnosed with cancer was charged with felony theft for making unauthorized cash withdrawal ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:11 pm
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