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  • Downers Grove man gets four years for sexual assault

    BLOOMINGTON – A 20-year-old Downers Grove man was sentenced July 23 to four years in prison for sexually assaulting a female student in 2012 at Illino ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Hoffman Estates man charged with firing gun near Bensenville

    BENSENVILLE – A Hoffman Estates man will appear in bond court Tuesday afternoon after allegedly firing a gun near Bensenville.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Man sentenced to prison in drug trafficking case

    One of the five people charged in 2012 with trafficking nearly 600 pounds of marijuana from Arizona to Illinois has been sentenced to prison, accordin ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • St. Charles man accused of forgery, theft; next court date set for August

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man already charged with writing bad checks for a Campton Hills property now faces additional charges of forgery and theft ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • One year later: A look at heroin overdose deaths and community response in DuPage County

    One year ago, DuPage County made headlines across the nation after 11 residents died of heroin overdose in July alone – almost half of the 23 that had ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Judge orders 3 years for drug-induced homicide

    WOODSTOCK – An 18-year-old Lake County teenager believed to have provided a fatal dose of heroin to a Johnsburg woman was sentenced to three years in ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Experts offer safety tips in light of recent Glen Ellyn bike thefts

    GLEN ELLYN – A recent rash of bicycle thefts has police on alert, with seven stolen between June 15 and July 15, but it's not unusual compared to any ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Warrenville, West Chicago to celebrate National Night Out

    The communities of Warrenville and West Chicago will gather Aug. 5 for their own local National Night Out events, which seek to promote community-poli ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Downers Grove man charged with reckless discharge of a firearm

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove man was charged with reckless discharge of a firearm Sunday night after allegedly shooting a light pole.
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Carpentersville man who threatened Kane County courts pleads guilty

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A Carpentersville man Friday pleaded guilty to several offenses after threatening the Kane County courts last year, according to a p ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Two men charged in shooting that injured Addison mom, daughters

    ADDISON – Police charged two men in connection with a shooting that injured an Addison woman and her two daughters Sunday.
    July 31, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Police Reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Will County Sheriff’s office. Individuals listed in P ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Plainfield man gets 2 life sentences in death of pregnant woman

    STURGEON BAY, Wis. – A 37-year-old Illinois man was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences without parole for the murder of a pregnant woman and ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Shoes, cellphone and cash stolen in two Joliet Township robberies

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Police are investigating two Joliet Township robberies.An out-of-town individual t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Geneva man accused of using guitar as weapon

    GENEVA – A Geneva man who has other charges pending was charged with misdemeanor aggravated assault on public property. Police said he used his guitar ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
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