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  • Judge to consider new trial motion for man convicted of child battery

    Kane County Circuit Judge John Barsanti on Dec. 4 is set to hear a motion for a new trial from a former Batavia resident who was convicted in July of ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Batavia, DeKalb police compare armed robbery cases

    BATAVIA – Batavia police are working with authorities in DeKalb to determine whether armed robberies in the two communities are related, police said T ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Kane prosecutor charged with DUI resigns

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHP – A Kane County assistant state's attorney, who was charged with driving under the influence on Aug. 15, resigned this afternoon, ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • N. Aurora police issue sketch of battery suspect

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a report of an aggravated battery to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in Naperville drowning

    A Geneva man pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated driving under the influence causing death in a Naperville crash that killed two people last year. ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Man pleads guilty to impersonating police officer in St. Charles in 2013

    ST. CHARLES – A 23-year-old Genoa man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer in St. Charles, court records show.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Batavia police investigating armed robbery on city's west side

    BATAVIA – Batavia police continue to search for two male suspects after an armed robbery Monday night of the AT&T store on the city’s west side.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Man found living in Elburn Metra station faces criminal charges

    ELBURN – A Chicago man who treated the Elburn Metra warming house as his own faces criminal charges after an altercation with police, according to Elb ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Police: Batavia AT&T store robbed at gunpoint Monday

    BATAVIA – Batavia police are in search of two male suspects following an armed robbery Monday night on the city's west side.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Ex-Batavia resident convicted of child battery seeks new trial

    BATAVIA – A former Batavia resident, who was convicted in July of aggravated battery to a child, is requesting a new trial.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • North Aurora police asking public's help to identify suspect

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora police department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in a report of an aggravated battery to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:28 pm
  • Maple Park man sent to prison on drug conviction

    A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house must serve nearly 20 years in prison, according to a news release from the Kane Co ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • St. Charles man accused of dealing Ecstasy at hotel

    ST. CHARLES – A 27-year-old St. Charles man faces drug-related charges in connection to his activity at a local hotel, according to police and court r ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Police: Man faces felony after destroying evidence at St. Charles traffic stop

    ST. CHARLES – A West Chicago man driving with a fake registration sticker on his license plate faces a felony charge after eating the sticker during a ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:39 pm
  • Kramer campaign manager Harper pleads guilty to domestic battery charge

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Dennis Harper, the campaign manager for Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer's successful race, pleaded guilty Thursday to one cou ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:37 am