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  • Elburn police reports

    • The front windshield of a 2006 Jeep was reported damaged Monday, Sept. 1, in the 800 block of Ridge Drive, Elburn.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Brookfield man gets 16 years for Glen Ellyn burglary

    A Brookfield man was sentenced to 16 years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to burglarizing a Glen Ellyn home in March 2013.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • Chicago woman charged with stealing from Ray Graham residents

    LISLE – Multiple felony charges have been filed against a Chicago woman who allegedly stole Illinois Link cards from two disabled residents of the Ray ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Bolingbrook woman charged with domestic battery

    BOLINGBROOK - A woman was arrested Monday after allegedly throwing a meat cleaver and knife at her husband.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Girl testifies to relationship with Romeoville slaying suspect

    JOLIET - Briana Valle was not the only 15-year-old girl who developed feelings for Erick Maya on Facebook.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • McHenry East teacher fired, accused of taking upskirt photo of student

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry high school teacher was fired in the wake of criminal allegations he took a photograph of a student's undergarments.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Crime lab scientist: No gunshot residue on suspect's hands on day of Romeoville shooting

    JOLIET - Tests done on Erick Maya's hands did not show he fired a gun on the day Briana Valle was slain.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Woodridge teen charged with DUI after striking six cars, house: police

    WOODRIDGE – A Woodridge teen is facing a DUI charge after she lost control of her Ford Mustang and struck six cars and a house, police said.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Downers Grove police looking for man who catcalled teen pedestrian

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police are looking for a man, described as Hispanic and in his 20s, who allegedly harassed a 16-year-old girl walking at ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Police respond to armed robbery at La Grange Park home Monday

    LA GRANGE PARK – Money was stolen and one victim was injured in an armed robbery Monday night in La Grange Park.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 12:25 pm
  • Bolingbrook man faces charges after allegedly battering pregnant woman

    BOLINGBROOK – A 23-year-old Bolingbrook man is facing a slew of charges after allegedly battering a pregnant woman on Sunday afternoon.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Cab driver says he drove Maya to Romeoville on day of shooting

    ROMEOVILLE – A cab driver testified Monday that he drove Erick M. Maya to Romeoville the morning Briana Valle and her mother were shot in their drivew ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Carol Stream hopes to see fewer crimes through new housing ordinance

    CAROL STREAM – Due to concerns about crime at rental communities in Carol Stream, anyone who rents or leases residential property in the village will ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Jury: Wilson guilty of murder of Kelli O'Laughlin

    BRIDGEVIEW – John Wilson Jr., the man accused of the 2011 killing of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin, was found guilty of first-degree murder in Judge Jo ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Police: St. Charles Township man flees from cops at 99 mph

    A St. Charles Township man is expected in court Thursday on charges stemming from a traffic incident, in which he fled from police at almost 100 mph, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:50 pm
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