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  • Labor Day crackdown in Crystal Lake leads to 10 arrests, 95 tickets

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Stepped enforcement over the holiday weekend resulted in the Crystal Lake Police Department arresting 10 people and issuing 95 tickets, ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • Video evidence in Fox Lake police shooting fails to lead to suspects

    FOX LAKE – Investigators continue to search for three men suspected in the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz after they said three ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Defendant in 2006 Cary-area double murder alleges prosecutorial misconduct

    WOODSTOCK – Authorities have been quiet about what new evidence tied a former Algonquin man to an 8-year-old double murder that persuaded them to take ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Deputies shot last year in Holiday Hills reflect on Fox Lake shooting

    Dwight Maness spent his 47th birthday Wednesday at a vigil for Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, who was killed earlier this week in the line of ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Indiana man charged with Willowbrook sexual assault extradited to DuPage County

    WILLOWBROOK – The Indiana man accused of beating, stabbing and sexually assaulting a 26-year-old Willowbrook woman in her home Aug. 29 has been extrad ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Possible attempted child luring reported in N. Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Three 13-year-old girls reported a possible attempted child luring that took place Thursday night in North Aurora, according to a news ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Brandon R. Walz and Stephen W. Walz, both 22, and both of the 500 block of Gladstone Avenue, Aurora, were charged Friday, Aug. 21, with public intox ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • St. Charles family still grieving 26 years after daughter died in crash involving drunken driver

    Gerri and Richard Schlachta remember their only daughter, Noelle, as a beautiful, vibrant young woman whose friendly, bubbly personality drew people t ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 8:04 pm
  • Hood stolen from car undergoing repairs in Batavia Township

    BATAVIA TOWNSHIP – A Batavia Township resident reported the theft of more than $6,000 in parts from a vehicle undergoing repairs, according to a Kane ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 7:35 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's funeral plans detailed

    The group helping to organize the funeral services for Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz laid out more details, some tentative, during a briefing Fri ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Community support for police spills over after Fox Lake officer's killing

    FOX LAKE – A child's drawing of a police officer with angel's wings sat outside the Fox Lake Police Department on Friday.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Boles to be next Kane County chief judge

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County 16th Judicial Circuit elected Judge Susan Clancy Boles as its new chief judge, effective Dec. 7, when the curre ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • St. Charles businesses pass liquor compliance check

    ST. CHARLES – A total of 21 area businesses recently passed an inspection that tested their compliance with liquor laws, according to a St. Charles po ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Judge dismisses case against Downers Grove sperm bank

    DOWNERS GROVE – A lawsuit filed against a Downers Grove sperm bank over wrongful insemination was dismissed Sept. 3, according to the attorney for the ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Timeline of Fox Lake police shooting, manhunt

    FOX LAKE — A breakdown of major events in the Fox Lake police shooting and subsequent manhunt:Tuesda ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:05 pm
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