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  • One cited, one hurt after crash on Route 64 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An Elgin woman was cited, and a Hanover Park woman was injured after a two-vehicle crash Thursday on the east side of St. Charles, accor ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Murder charge dropped against 1 in shooting

    SYCAMORE – Murder charges were dropped Thursday against one of two men who were arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in DeKalb, while bond was ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • 2 face murder charges after DeKalb shooting

    DeKALB – Two suspects are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old DeKalb man Tuesday during a drug deal at 817 Pleasant St. ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • St. Charles woman charged with forgery

    GENEVA – A St. Charles woman was charged with three counts of felony forgery after police said she used phony $20 bills with the same partial serial n ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Gordon C. Audet, 24, of St. Charles, was arrested Wednesday, Sept. 30, on a warrant.• Tobias Carte ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Roberto Perez, 24, of the 300 block of Wood Creek Drive, Bolingbrook, was charged, Tuesday, Sept. 1, with driving under the influence and speeding.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Police send woman found with knife near Batavia High School for evaluation

    BATAVIA – A woman reported to be armed with a knife Friday morning in the area of Batavia High School was sent to a local hospital for evaluation, acc ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • 15 charged in Kane County jail's 'biggest' fistfight

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Fifteen men held in the Kane County jail face charges for their involvement in the facility’s biggest fight yet, Kane County Sh ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Police: Man uses stolen credit card at St. Charles store

    ST. CHARLES – A man who bought more than $3,600 in alcohol from a St. Charles shop faces felony charges on accusations he did so with a stolen credit ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • St. Charles man pleads guilty in 2014 fatal crash

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles man charged in a fatal 2014 traffic crash pleaded guilty to a Class 2 felony today in exchange for an 11-year sentence i ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • DeKalb woman charged in Geneva with having gun without permit

    GENEVA – A woman was charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon for having a handgun without a concealed carry permit, according to police reports.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Mendo Trusenko, 25, of the 600 block Lakeside Circle Drive, Wheeling, was charged Friday, Sept. 4, with driving under the influence.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Police: Stolen St. Charles car destroyed by fire

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles police and fire departments are investigating a car fire that occurred Sunday morning on the city’s east side, St. Charl ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:51 am
  • Batavia police: Two accused in soliciting scam

    BATAVIA – Two Minnesota residents were cited for soliciting without a permit for a business that does not appear to be legitimate, Batavia police anno ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:56 am
  • McIlvaine fights fines, fees St. Charles seeks from him

    GENEVA – Through his attorney, St. Charles resident Clifford McIlvaine on Wednesday fought to dismiss tens of thousands of dollars in fines and fees t ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 10:40 pm