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  • 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
  • Lombard man accused of residential burglary

    LOMBARD – A Lombard man accused of burglarizing a residence in unincorporated DuPage County near Lombard was arrested Sunday night, according to a DuP ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • 2 stabbed, 1 beaten in Cicero fight

    CICERO – Three male juveniles were injured Monday at 19th Street and Laramie Avenue after a brawl broke out at about 3:15 p.m., according to a news re ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • LITH man denies child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man is denying allegations that he possessed child pornography.Josep ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Elgin man connected to local robberies gets 7 years

    An Elgin man connected to robberies, which took place last year in North Aurora, St. Charles, South Elgin and Carpentersville, has been sentenced to s ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 8:25 pm
  • CTA video footage shows man accused of killing Kelli O'Laughlin on his way home

    BRIDGEVIEW – The head of security for the Chicago Transit Authority provided a video account of John Wilson Jr.'s movements after he left a Willow Spr ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 9:35 pm
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