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  • Car on fire and arrest made outside Joliet bar

    JOLIET – A car was set on fire outside a Joliet bar and a man was arrested, although not for the fire.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Police: Man, 30, found drunk in public 3 times last weekend

    ST. CHARLES – A 30-year-old man was cited three times last weekend with public drunkenness – and the last time happened less than two hours after he w ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man charged after allegedly seeking out teen for sex

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man was arrested Tuesday on allegations he tried to proposition a teenager for sex, according to a news release from the DuP ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Carpentersville woman charged with murder in sister's stabbing

    A 53-year-old Carpentersville woman is charged with three counts of murder in an apparent sororicide, police said.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Bolingbrook police charge Naperville man with gun, drug possession

    BOLINGBROOK – Four teens were caught with a loaded gun and marijuana during a traffic stop Wednesday, police said.
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Scam alert: Westchester warns residents about callers who claim to be from the IRS

    WESTCHESTER – The Westchester Police Department warned residents in the area about a recent string of scams involving calls from people claiming to be ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office seeks info on Crystal Lake buglaries

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are asking for the public's help in gathering information abou ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Riverside police issue community alert for recent burglaries, vehicle thefts

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department released a community alert to residents Wednesday at 9:50 a.m. warning of two recent residential burglarie ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:52 am
  • Former sheriff's sergeant's sexual assault victim seeks help

    WOODSTOCK – Teresa Calabrese is ready to talk.Her son was sexually assaulted by former McHenry Count ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Batavia man faces 12 charges in St. Charles traffic incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Batavia man racked up 12 charges – including five felonies – from a drive through St. Charles early Friday that ended with him spinnin ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Motorist leads sheriff’s deputy on chase through Batavia

    BATAVIA – A reckless driver with possible ties to a crime in Geneva eluded county police during an incident last week, according to a Kane County Sher ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Police briefs

    Man charged with child endangermentJOLIET – A man was arrested Saturday at the Joliet Wal-Mart on a ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Fugitive facing Mexican murder charges was living in Joliet

    CHICAGO – A fugitive facing murder charges in Mexico was found living in Joliet before being deported last week, according to authorities.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Miner trial verdict to be handed out Oct. 8

    JOLIET – A judge will decide Joshua Miner’s fate Oct. 8 after closing arguments were made Tuesday in his murder trial.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Naperville man charged, ordered held in Aurora air traffic control center fire

    A Naperville man charged with allegedly setting fire to a Federal Aviation Administration air route traffic control center in Aurora was ordered to be ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 8:13 pm
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