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  • Trial set for Villa Park man accused in fatal fire that killed Lombard woman

    The Villa Park man accused of starting the fire that killed a Lombard woman is scheduled to stand trial Nov. 3 in DuPage County Court.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • Scott Alan Tinsley, 41, of the 1100 block of McDonald Avenue, Aurora, was charged Sunday, Aug. 17, with violating an order of protection. The compla ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • David R. Thomas, 57, of the 3S300 block of South Lorang Road, Elburn, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 26, with driving under the influence of alcohol, fai ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Trial for man charged with killing Kelli O'Laughlin to begin Sept. 2

    The trial of John Wilson Jr., the man charged with killing 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin on Oct. 27, 2011 at her Indian Park home, is set to begin Tues ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Men plead not guilty in Addison heroin trafficking

    ADDISON – Four men charged in a July drug bust in Addison pleaded not guilty Monday.Orlando Pacheco- ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:17 pm
  • Owner cited $100 for building code violations in wake of Cicero apartment fire that killed 1

    CICERO – Charges have been filed against a Cicero landlord for building code violations in the wake of a fire that left one dead and an unknown amount ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Judge: Police had probable cause to detain Cicero man following killing in Romeoville

    JOLIET – A judge ruled Tuesday police had probable cause to arrest a man they found hiding under a porch two blocks from where his ex-girlfriend was s ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Pastor satisfied with sentence in Romeoville church theft

    ROMEOVILLE – The pastor of a church where a volunteer treasurer stole more than $100,000 is satisfied with the sentence issued Monday.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • First McCullom Lake brain cancer plaintiff gets new trial

    After almost four years, the first of 33 plaintiffs in the McCullom Lake brain cancer lawsuits is getting a new trial against specialty chemical compa ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Michelle Lynn Sheeks, 44, of the 700 block of Thornbury Road, Bartlett, was charged Friday, Aug. 22, with six counts of retail theft for reportedly ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:52 pm
  • Geneva man’s murder case back in court next week

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Kane County judge on Wednesday continued to take a substitution of judge request under advisement in a Geneva man’s murder ca ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Police say 3rd suspect still sought for armed robbery of gaming agent outside of Berwyn restaurant

    BERWYN – Berwyn investigators are still searching for a third suspect in connection with the armed robbery of an Illinois Gaming Commission agent outs ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:26 pm
  • Brookfield police called to contain unruly Metra rider

    BROOKFIELD – Brookfield police officers were called to a stopped Metra train located on the inbound track at the village's Prairie Avenue station at 4 ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Police warn of IRS telephone scam

    SPRING GROVE – The Spring Grove Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Undercover sting nets youth swim coach accused of dropping pill in woman’s drink at Lombard bar

    LOMBARD – A youth swim coach accused of slipping a pill into a woman's drink at a Lombard bar was arrested this week during open registration for the ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:21 am
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