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  • 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
  • Motorist charged in Randall Road incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Malta man has been charged with drunken driving and other traffic offenses after he caused accidents in Batavia and St. Charles last w ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • Stories of the Year: Geneva man charged with murder of wife

    The July 6 discovery of a woman on some railroad tracks became Geneva’s first homicide since 1975, according to Geneva police.
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • McHenry County Board member Tina Hill pleads out on DUI charge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board member Tina Hill pleaded out to a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence stemming from an October arrest.
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 1:28 pm
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