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  • Bolingbrook father and son arrested for abduction, solicitation charges

    BOLINGBROOK – Police say a father and son pulled a teenage girl into their van Saturday night and attempted to run down the men who came to her aid.
    June 16, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Bolingbrook man shot in Indiana

    BOLINGBROOK – A 22-year-old Bolingbrook man was shot Thursday in Gary, Ind., according to media reports.
    June 16, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Woman accused in Bolingbrook puppy theft pleads guilty in Naperville case

    BOLINGBROOK – After being caught on tape stealing a puppy from a Naperville Petland store, a Missouri woman pleaded guilty to the crime Thursday, acco ...
    June 14, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • DuPage, Woodridge, Lisle police officers found not guilty of excessive force

    A DuPage County deputy sheriff, two Woodridge policemen and two Lisle policemen have been found not guilty of excessive force, according to a news rel ...
    June 13, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Court upholds Downers Grove’s crackdown on massage parlor prostitution

    DOWNERS GROVE – Following a three-year court battle, the Illinois Appellate Court has upheld the decisions of the Village of Downers Grove to revoke t ...
    June 13, 2014 - 7:44 pm
  • Elburn woman scammed into money laundering scheme

    ELBURN – An Elburn woman apparently was scammed into a money laundering scheme after she developed a relationship with someone she connected with on a ...
    June 12, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Haley A. Persin, 18, of the 3200 block of Knollwood Circle, Geneva, was charged Sunday, June 8, with underage drinking.
    June 12, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Suspect charged after victim fights to get wallet back

    GENEVA – A woman whose purse was pickpocketed pursued the suspect through Geneva Commons, leading to the suspect’s arrest, according to Geneva police ...
    June 12, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Joliet man who police shot is out of hospital

    JOLIET – The man who was shot twice last week by a police officer he was allegedly pointing a gun at has been released from the hospital.
    June 12, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Child porn nets 8 years in prison for McHenry man

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced to eight years in prison for possessing and reproducing child pornography.
    June 12, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Phone scammers impersonate police, IRS

    ELMHURST – Twice this week, the Elmhurst Police Department received calls about people impersonating Internal Revenue Service employees and Elmhurst p ...
    June 12, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Sound of illegal fireworks incites panic at AMC Yorktown theater

    LOMBARD – An illegal fireworks display set off near a Lombard movie theater Saturday night is likely what caused temporary panic for some patrons who ...
    June 12, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Boyfriend guilty of attempted murder in 2011 Lombard stabbing

    LOMBARD – A Chicago man who repeatedly stabbed his former girlfriend with a steak knife in a Lombard condo unit in 2011 was found guilty last week of ...
    June 11, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Addison man charged after smoking crack while driving in Elmhurst: police

    ELMHURST – An Addison man was arrested last week when Elmhurst police allegedly saw him smoking crack cocaine while driving.
    June 11, 2014 - 5:08 pm
  • Defendant says cops used excessive force

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys from either side had different ways of describing the arrest of a Woodstock man during which he says he was beaten by officers, ...
    June 10, 2014 - 3:07 pm
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