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Crime & Courts

  • Our View: Drop in Riverside crime rates a credit to police, residents

    All it takes is a couple of attention-grabbing crimes, and people start to feel less safe. That's human nature and totally understandable.
    March 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Men claiming to be new neighbors enter Downers Grove home, steal jewelry

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two men entered a home in Downers Grove claiming to be the resident's new neighbors before stealing her jewelry, according to a Downer ...
    March 18, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Laptop, jewelry stolen in residential burglary in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police responded to a residential burglary March 5, during which $4,000 worth of items were stolen, according to a Downe ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • Ian B. Stark, 19, of the 41W600 block of Silver Glen Road, St. Charles, was charged Wednesday, March 4, with possession of marijuana and possession ...
    March 17, 2015 - 8:08 pm
  • Defense plans to appeal guilty verdict for Shadwick King

    An attorney for a Geneva man found guilty of killing his wife said Tuesday she plans to eventually appeal his case.
    March 17, 2015 - 8:03 pm
  • Pair accused of stealing electronics from St. Charles retailer

    ST. CHARLES – An Elgin man and a St. Charles woman are in custody on accusations they stole nearly $2,000 in electronics from a retailer on the city’s ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Police make drug-related arrest in St. Charles parking garage

    ST. CHARLES – A 21-year-old St. Charles man faces criminal charges after a police officer caught him with heroin in a downtown parking garage, accordi ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Police: Man faces charges after pistol falls from pants in St. Charles bar

    ST. CHARLES – An Elgin man whose pistol fell from his pants when he stood in a St. Charles bar faces charges related to having a concealed firearm, ac ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:56 pm
  • Lombard man sentenced to 10 years in Wheaton drive-by shooting

    A Lombard man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison for firing a handgun at a Wheaton home and striking someone inside, according to a DuPage Co ...
    March 17, 2015 - 6:02 pm
  • Fox River Grove village trustee candidate faces marijuana charges

    FOX RIVER GROVE – One of the candidates hoping to become a village trustee in Fox River Grove faces an April court date after being charged last month ...
    March 17, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Speeding leads to DUI charges

    BERWYN – Leonard R. Tinoco, 20, of the 2600 block of South Oak Park Avenue, Berwyn, was charged at 1:19 a.m. March 5 with driving under the influence ...
    March 17, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Woodridge man charged with hijacking, kidnapping family

    WOODRIDGE – An 18-year-old Woodridge man has been charged in the April 2014 hijacking and kidnapping of a woman and her two children, according to a D ...
    March 17, 2015 - 6:04 pm
  • Geneva man takes stand

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Jurors on Monday began deliberations in the case against a Geneva man accused of killing his wife.
    March 16, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Bull Valley police find marijuana, cash, brass knuckles in Wonder Lake man's car

    BULL VALLEY – A Wonder Lake man was charged with multiple drug offenses after the search of a 1998 Mercedes-Benz uncovered more than 50 grams in marij ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Fake attorney stole from McHenry County residents, indictments allege

    WOODSTOCK – A man with prior felony charges alleging that he stole thousands of dollars from a marginalized population, is back in McHenry County Jail ...
    March 16, 2015 - 1:53 pm
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