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  • Police confiscate arsenal from Crystal Lake lawyer charged with DUI, assaulting officer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police searched the home of a Crystal Lake lawyer facing charges of driving under the influence and aggravated battery, and they seized ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Wheaton police charge Schaumburg woman with identity theft

    WHEATON – A Schaumburg woman has been charged with identity theft by the Wheaton Police Department.K ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man charged in DUI crash that severely injured motorist

    A Glen Ellyn man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash in Villa Park that severely injured another motorist Jan. 22.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake lawyer faces aggravated battery to an officer, gun, DUI charges

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake lawyer faces DUI and battery charges after authorities said he drove under the influence of alcohol and shoved and injur ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • 2 men allegedly try to rob LT student outside Western Springs campus

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Two men reportedly tried to rob a Lyons Township High School student while he was sitting on a bench near the main entrance of the s ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Former deacon pleads guilty to sexually assaulting girl

    A Wheaton man who had served as a deacon at Living Hope Bible Church in Roselle pleaded guilty Jan. 20 to repeatedly sexually assaulting a girl over a ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Man charged with beating neighbor to death near Glen Ellyn

    Bond has been set at $4 million for a 19-year-old man charged with beating and kicking his neighbor to death in an unincorporated area near Glen Ellyn ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Woodridge man found guilty of 2015 sexual assault of Westmont senior

    WESTMONT – A Woodridge man has been found guilty of forcing his way into the apartment of an elderly woman and sexually assaulting her in Westmont, ac ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:09 pm
  • Indian Head Park girl cut with knife by home intruder

    INDIAN HEAD PARK – An Indian Head Park girl was cut with a knife by a home intruder at about 6:45 p.m. Jan. 18 in a townhouse on Briarwood Court, acco ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:00 am
  • Registered sex offender accused of playing Santa in Huntley

    WOODSTOCK – A former substance abuse counselor and convicted sex offender formally denied a charge Wednesday that accused him of playing Santa Claus f ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Suspect jumps 13-year-old at Ashland and Maple avenues in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Just after 4 p.m. Jan. 19, a 13-year-old boy was jumped on southbound Ashland Avenue near Maple Avenue in La Grange, according to a news r ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads guilty to DUI in 2015 crash that injured 2 men

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man could be headed to prison after he admitted to driving drunk in a crash that seriously injured two men.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Wheaton Warrenville South graduate remembered for kind nature

    A 2003 Wheaton Warrenville South High School graduate is being remembered for his kind nature after being found shot to death Jan. 7 in a vehicle on C ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Man shot by Crystal Lake police officer faces prison after admitting to assault, burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A man shot by police in 2015 after prosecutors said he lunged at a Crystal Lake officer faces prison time after he admitted to assault and ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Trial date for Material Service Corporation lawsuit against La Grange may be set soon

    LA GRANGE – A lawsuit over a major flood control project in La Grange may be headed to a trial soon, La Grange Village President Tom Livingston said.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am