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  • Testimony begins in second Hickory Street murder trial

    JOLIET - Joshua Miner "lost it" when Eric Glover kicked him in the head, prosecutors claimed in court Tuesday during the start of Miner's murder trial ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Carol Stream Police Department to conduct roadside safety checks

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Police Department will conduct safety checks of drivers from 9 p.m. Friday through 3 a.m. Saturday from a roadside saf ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Berwyn woman charged in La Grange Park armed robbery

    LA GRANGE PARK – A 50-year-old Berwyn woman was charged for a La Grange Park armed robbery from Sept. 15, according to police.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Firm ranks West Chicago 16th on safest places list

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago is ranked No. 16 in a listing of the safest places in the state of Illinois by real estate brokerage firm Movoto.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Hostage situation blocks both ramps to Interstate 55 at Cicero Avenue

    CICERO – The driver of a semi-trailer was arrested after holding his two children hostage after being stopped by police in the 4300 block of South Cic ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • Women accused of keeping place of prostitution in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – A pair of Chicago women were charged with keeping a place of prostitution in Elmhurst. Ni ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • 2 teens charged with trespassing, theft in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Two 13-year-olds on Saturday were arrested on charges of trespassing and theft, according to a news release from the Woodstock Police Depa ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Three arrested following Crest Hill phone store robbery

    CREST HILL – Three men were arrested last week after allegedly robbing their third T-Mobile store in a week.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Elmhurst man sentenced to 4 years on sexual abuse charge

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst man was sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a minor earlier this year.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • North Aurora resident charged with identity theft

    NORTH AURORA – A North Aurora man has been charged with identity theft in North Aurora and Sugar Grove.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Someone on Wednesday, Sept. 17, painted graffiti on the side of a Batavia Park District bridge in the 800 block of Cleveland Avenue.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • King facing murder charges in death of wife

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Shadwick King was indicted this week by a Kane County grand jury on two felony counts of murder in the death of his wife.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Warrenville police charge man with sexual exploitation of child

    WARRENVILLE – Warrenville police charged an Aurora man Thursday with sexual exploitation of a child after he allegedly exposed himself to a 13-year-ol ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 4:01 pm
  • Cicero man found guilty in death of Romeoville teen

    Throughout his two-week murder trial, Erick Maya maintained the same posture and position at the defense table.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Bond set for caretaker charged with financial exploitation of Naperville, Winfield women

    Multiple felony charges have been filed against a Chicago woman accused of stealing from two DuPage County women, one of which was a Winfield woman co ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 3:59 pm
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