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  • Second murder trial begins for man accused of killing West Chicago baby

    The second murder trial for a man accused of killing an 8-month-old boy from West Chicago in 2008 is underway.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Cicero man faces charges after he allegedly forces boy, 10, to touch him

    CICERO – A Cicero man who allegedly forced a 10-year-old boy to touch him and asked the boy to shower with him was charged Jan. 24 and held in lieu of ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • Chicago man charged after donated Christmas gifts stolen in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 28-year-old Chicago resident was charged with burglary Wednesday after Christmas presents for children, donated by the Christmas Clearin ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Man gets 31 years for sexual assault of child

    A 54-year-old Carpentersville man was sentenced Wednesday to 31 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew, the Kane County State’s Attor ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Campton Hills man remains in Indiana jail

    GENEVA – A Campton Hills man on Wednesday evening remained in an Indiana jail after he was charged with domestic battery following an incident last mo ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • West Chicago man sentenced to 4 years in child porn case

    A 39-year-old professional photographer from West Chicago who police said repeatedly asked a teenager to send him nude photographs of herself is servi ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Second murder trial begins for Santos Loza in Joliet

    JOLIET - The second murder trial for a man accused of killing an 8-month-old boy in 2008 is underway.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • McHenry man charged with child porn possession, reproduction

    McHENRY – A McHenry was arrested Tuesday on charges that he had thousands of child pornography images and movies, the McHenry County Sheriff's Office ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • North Aurora man gets 4 years in child porn case

    Harry Irvin Joslin, 28, of North Aurora, has been sentenced to four years in prison after admitting to possessing child pornography.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Brandy Marie Rudes, 19, of the 34W700 block of Skyline Drive, St. Charles, was charged Friday, Jan. 30, with retail theft for reportedly taking clot ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Cicero man among 2 charged with killing University of Illinois student

    At a news conference Tuesday morning, police investigating the fatal shooting of a University of Illinois student announced that police made two arres ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Boyfriend in Algonquin heroin-induced homicide also faces drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – The boyfriend of the 21-year-old Algonquin woman who authorities believe died of an apparent drug overdose is facing felony drug charges.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Police: Zion man gave fatal dose of heroin to 21-year-old from Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK – Police have charged a Zion man with providing a fatal dose of heroin to a 21-year-old Algonquin woman.
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Lake in the Hills police looking for info after 7 cars' windows smashed

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Seven vehicles on the west side of town had their windows smashed with a landscaping brick since Friday, the police department sai ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Crystal Lake rapper denies allegation that he threatened cop

    WOODSTOCK – The attorney representing Gerard Golston says his client was merely expressing himself in a rap video posted to Facebook that authorities ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 4:03 pm
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