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  • 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. 27, 2014 - 5:31 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
  • Youth swim coach charged with 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 Monday during open registration for his clu ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Lombard man sentenced to 8 years in murder-for-hire plot

    A Lombard business man convicted of planning a murder-for-hire plot was sentenced to eight years in prison Aug. 4, according to an FBI news release.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Addison police to conduct roadside safety checks

    ADDISON – Drivers heading eastbound on Lake Street near Medinah Road will be stopped by Addison police late Sept. 6 into early Sept. 7 as part of a st ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • Willow Springs couple die in murder-suicide

    WILLOW SPRINGS – A 26-year-old teacher was shot and killed Saturday in Willow Springs by her husband, who then turned the gun on himself, according to ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:37 am
  • Jury upholds DuPage County's 2012 firing of Animal Care and Control director

    A federal jury has reached a verdict in favor of DuPage County in a case involving the firing of its former director of Animal Care and Control, accor ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:48 am
  • Trial set for woman charged in Batavia murder

    A jury trial is set to begin on Jan. 12 for a woman charged in a stabbing death at the Batavia Apartments complex.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Carol Stream businesses cited for liquor law violations

    CAROL STREAM – The Illinois Liquor Control Commission is cracking down on businesses in Carol Stream and other towns in the state for the illegal sale ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 8:19 pm
  • Warrenville police schedule roadside safety checkpoint

    WARRENVILLE – The Warrenville Police Department will conduct a roadside safety checkpoint from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Aug. 30 on Illinois Route 59.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Both suspects held for Riverside bike thefts released without charges

    RIVERSIDE – Two suspects held for allegedly stealing bikes in Riverside have been released, according to Riverside police.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:12 pm
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