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  • Lisle men plead guilty to setting area playground on fire

    LISLE – Two Lisle men pleaded guilty to setting fire to and destroying a local playground.Michael A. ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 7:15 pm
  • La Grange police respond to Verizon store armed robbery

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Police Department responded to an armed robbery at a Verizon store, 52 S. La Grange Road, just before noon Tuesday.
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Michel M. Rebeilleau, 64, of the 4000 block of White Eagle Drive, Naperville, was charged Monday, Aug. 4, with driving under the influence of alcoho ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • A resident of the 39W300 block of Armstrong Lane, Blackberry Township, reported Tuesday, Aug. 5, that his credit card company called him about an at ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • $25,000 reward offered for info on bank robber who shot teller in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – Authorities are still looking for a bank robber who shot a teller in the arm during a bank robbery at the First Midwest Bank in Bolingbr ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • Bloomingdale police warn residents of scam to enter homes

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Bloomingdale Police Department is urging residents to stay alert in light of a recent burglary in the Stratford Lakes subdivision t ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Father, son charged with first degree murder in connection with Romeoville man's death

    ROMEOVILLE – A 42-year-old man and his teenage son have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 55-year-old Romeoville ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Hickory Street slayings ‘heinous and upsetting’

    JOLIET – The horror of the Hickory Street slayings seems a tale more suitable for an exploitation movie than a courtroom.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Elmhurst woman sentenced to four years for slow-speed chase

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst woman pleaded guilty Friday to leading police on a slow-speed chase through the suburbs last year.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Campton Hills police reports

    • A barn in the 8N500 block of Dittman Road, Campton Hills, was reported burglarized Wednesday, Aug. 6. About $3,500 in landscaping equipment was repo ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Graffiti was reported Thursday, Aug. 7, on a city of Batavia electric box on the Batavia Riverwalk in the 100 block of Shumway Avenue and on a bridg ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Man arrested after stabbing at child's birthday party in Riverside

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside police announced the arrest of a man who allegedly stabbed a Berwyn man with a broken bottle at a child's birthday party in Rive ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • North Riverside bank robbed Aug. 1

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – The West Town Saving Bank branch, 7820 W. 26th St., was reported robbed Aug. 1 at about 4:30 p.m., according to the the FBI's Bandit ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Convicted of sex crime, 78-year-old man could be out in a year

    WOODSTOCK – A 78-year-old man who admitted to fondling two young girls was sentenced to four years in prison, but could be eligible for release in abo ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Two McHenry County men charged with soliciting sex

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two McHenry County men have been charged with solicitation of a sexual act after being arrested during a national crackdown on purchase ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:51 pm
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