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  • Warrenville police investigating New Year's Day indecent exposure

    WARRENVILLE – The Warrenville Police Department is investigating a case of indecent exposure that occurred on News Year's Day, according to a departme ...
    Jan. 3, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Woman damages car with baseball bat, Downers Grove police say

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Lisle woman was charged Sunday after using a baseball bat to cause $1,650 in damage to a vehicle, according to Downers Grove police.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • First Merit Bank in Western Springs robbed by man who showed gun

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Western Springs Police Department announced that First Merit Bank, 5450 Wolf Road, was robbed Tuesday at 4:10 p.m.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Police charge man in Villa Park burglary

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park police charged a 20-year-old man with burglary to motor vehicle after an incident was reported at about 5:25 a.m. Dec. 21, acc ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • North Riverside man, 20, charged with DUI after driving 99 mph in Riverside

    RIVERSIDE – A 20-year-old North Riverside man faces numerous charges, including driving under the influence, after being stopped by police for driving ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • St. Charles man charged with felony after crash with injuries

    GENEVA – A St. Charles man is being held on $30,000 bond in connection with a traffic crash he was accused of causing, then driving away from, leaving ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Multiple businesses broken into in Spring Grove, building owner says

    SPRING GROVE — Susan Soine on Wednesday morning went to her Spring Grove property, which houses a number of businesses in its 12 units, to find broken ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Vandals hit two Downers Grove Park District properties

    DOWNERS GROVE – The day after Christmas was a destructive day for the Downers Grove Park District.Be ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • 'Giggling' vandals destroy street sign: Downers Grove police

    DOWNERS GROVE – Giggling vandals were seen trying to remove a street sign at the intersection of Curtiss Street and Glenview Avenue in the early hours ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Batavia man pleads guilty in robbery

    BATAVIA – A 21-year-old Batavia man was sentenced to 48 months of probation and 120 days in jail after pleading guilty to robbery.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Oswego cheerleading coach charged with sexual abuse

    NAPERVILLE – Aurora police have arrested a cheerleading coach from Oswego, alleging he had sex with a teenage girl.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 5:12 pm
  • Clarendon Hills officer dragged by driver who fled scene, police seek information

    CLARENDON HILLS – The Clarendon Hills Police Department is seeking information about the driver of a vehicle that backed over an officer while the off ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Downers Grove resident loses $6,500 in phone scam

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove woman was the victim of phone scam Sunday that netted the fraudsters $6,500.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • 3 Huntley men, 1 Woodstock teen charged with aggravated robbery

    WOODSTOCK – Four people, three men from Huntley and a Woodstock 19-year-old, have been charged after an apparent drug-related incident allegedly ended ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Suspect released to home confinement in Joliet murder trial

    JOLIET - A judge ordered a murder suspect released from jail Tuesday following word that his trial was delayed.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:31 am
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