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  • Crystal Lake man charged in 7-11 convenience store robberies

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police have charged a Crystal Lake man for two robberies at the 7-11 at 19 Berkshire Drive.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Murder suspect’s lawyers renew post-traumatic stress argument

    JOLIET – Lawyers for a Crest Hill man being tried for murder will have another chance to claim they can use a psychological diagnosis of post-traumati ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Fiebelkorn attorney seeks plea agreement

    ST. CHARLES – An attorney representing a petting zoo owner accused of misdemeanor cruelty and neglect asked whether the Kane County state's attorney c ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Romeoville man guilty on child porn, sexual assault charges

    JOLIET - A Romeoville man who filmed himself having sex with a 12-year-old girl will be sentenced to between 34 and 165 years in prison.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:05 pm
  • Maya withdraws request for new trial

    JOLIET - The man convicted of murdering his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend withdrew his motion for a new trial Tuesday.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake 7-11 robbed again, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Police were dispatched late Tuesday morning for a report of a robbery at 7-11, the second robbery in a matter of weeks at the store.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Phone scams hit Downers Grove residents

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two Downers Grove residents have reported to police receiving harassing phone calls, with one caller claiming to be a representative o ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • St. Charles woman pleads guilty to DUI, letting son drive car

    A St. Charles woman accused last year of letting her 8-year-old son drive her vehicle has pleaded guilty to multiple charges stemming from that incide ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Crystal Lake man faces assault, other charges after firing gun in home, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man has been charged with aggravated assault after firing a gun in his home during a domestic dispute, according to Crys ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Police: Oak Brook man charged in Downers Grove crime spree

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police were called three different times Thursday night to the same section of Ogden Avenue due to disturbances allegedl ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • Ashley M. Rodewald, 26, of the 700 block of Church Street, Batavia, was charged Wednesday, Oct. 8, with criminal damage to property.
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • John Wilson sentenced to 160 years in prison for O'Laughlin murder

    BRIDGEVIEW – John L. Wilson Jr. was sentenced to 160 years in prison – the maximum sentence – in Judge John Hynes' Cook County courtroom Friday.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Former Elmhurst woman sentenced in Maryland for 2nd cancer scam

    ELMHURST – A former Elmhurst woman was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest in Maryland on Monday after stealing more than $5,000 in donations by ly ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Board chairwoman enters rehab

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairwoman Tina Hill is taking a monthlong leave of absence after her arrest early Friday morning on suspicion of dri ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Woman, 76, says she will plead not guilty of murder for hire plan targeting Cicero officials

    CICERO – The 76-year-old Cicero woman accused of trying to arrange the contract killing of Cicero Town President Larry Dominick and Town Attorney Mich ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
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