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  • Crystal Lake man gets prison for sexually abusing young relative

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man who pleaded guilty to a sex crime was sentenced to 40 months in prison Friday.
    March 27, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Lisle man charged with robbing gas station

    LISLE – A Lisle man was charged with robbing the Oak Hill Shell gas station in early March, according to a Lisle Police Department news release.
    March 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigate suspicious person incident

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is investigating a report of a subject who approached a student walking home from school March 17, according ...
    March 27, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Huntley husband accused of wife's beating murder appears in court

    WOODSTOCK – The Huntley man charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of his wife appeared in court Friday.
    March 27, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Darien police charge Hinsdale South student who brought BB gun to school

    DARIEN – District 86 officials announced March 26 that a student was taken into custody by Darien police after a broken BB gun was found in their poss ...
    April 2, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • St. Charles police arrest 4 during traffic campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made four arrests and issued 17 citations during a two-week enforcement period that ended Sunday, according to a news ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Woodstock woman charged with church burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock woman has been charged with burglarizing a Woodstock church.Jessica R. Madse ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • 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
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