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  • Carol Stream man charged after allegedly pushing woman to ground

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream man is charged with battery after allegedly pushing a 22-year-old Woodridge woman to the ground in downtown Naperville a ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Kelli O'Laughlin's autopsy photos presented in Wilson murder trial, experts describe tracking phones

    BRIDGEVIEW – Judge John Joseph Hynes cautioned the court about the autopsy photos of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin that were about to be put on display ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Woman pleads guilty in theft from lawyer’s office

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A woman accused of stealing more than $150,000 from a St. Charles law firm pleaded guilty Thursday.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Berwyn man charged with first degree murder in Chicago beating death

    A Berwyn man was charged with first degree murder and a parol violation in the beating death of a 53-year-old man in Chicago, the Chicago Police Depar ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Carol Stream man sentenced for child porn possession

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream man was sentenced Tuesday to 120 days in DuPage County Jail and two years probation after pleading guilty to one count o ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • No charges filed in Hanover Park murder investigation

    HANOVER PARK – The Hanover Park Police Department says reports from a Missouri sheriff's department that a Hanover Park man had been arrested and char ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • McMahon to head committee looking at best practices in prosecution

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon is heading up a new statewide committee that will evaluate and recommend a best practices proto ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Threatening text messages read in Maya trial

    JOLIET — The man accused of killing Briana Valle threatened to rape her at gunpoint if she did not return his engagement ring, according to text messa ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • O'Laughlin trial: Experts testify about text message exchange between Wilson and woman

    BROADVIEW – Prosecutors called in two digital forensics experts to testily Wednesday at the trial of John Wilson Jr., accused of fatally stabbing 14-y ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:56 pm
  • Homer Glen man arrested during axe incident

    HOMER GLEN - A man was arrested Tuesday after police found him allegedly trying to break open his own door with an axe.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Evaluations done in Smith murder case

    JOLIET – A psychologist has received all the reports she needs to determine, for a second time, whether a man accused of murdering his mother is fit t ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Carroll Holloway, 64, of the 2700 block of West Harrison Street, Chicago, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 2, with public intoxication. Then on Tuesday, S ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • O'Laughlin trial: Experts testify that Wilson's DNA was found on hat, but not on murder weapon

    BRIDGEVIEW – Testimony on Tuesday at the murder trial of John Wilson Jr. revealed that investigators searched Wilson's home, as well as the residence ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 7:12 pm
  • Police investigate potential Bolingbrook, Lockport robbery connection

    BOLINGBROOK – The same suspects may have robbed cellphone stores last week in Bolingbrook and Lockport.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Prosecution gets new text messages in Maya case

    JOLIET – Prosecutors obtained new text messages in the Erick M. Maya case on the eve of the trial.Op ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:50 pm
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