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  • Teen boy charged in armed robbery, assault in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A 14-year-old boy was charged Dec. 1 with attempted armed robbery and two counts of aggravated assault, all felonies, in connection with an ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Batavia area man charged with sex abuse, possession of child porn

    BATAVIA TOWNSHIP – A 31-year-old Batavia Township man is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child and possession of child porn, court ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Two charged with using counterfeit credit cards in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two men were charged with using forged or counterfeit credit cards to try to buy merchandise, all felonies, police reports and court rec ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 4, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    St. Charles• Jennifer C. Smith, 38 of 200 block of North Van Buren Street, Batavia, was charged Nov. ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Illinois Youth Center-St. Charles guards charged with provoking attacks

    ST. CHARLES – Four Illinois Youth Center-St. Charles guards have been indicted for encouraging juvenile detainees to attack other detainees as a form ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 4:43 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Jessica F. Bedrich, 23, of the 900 block of South Second Street, St. Charles, was charged Nov. 13 with driving under the influence, improper lane us ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • The large display window at Geneva Cleaners, 130 W. State St., was reported shattered Nov. 12, with the cost to replace it from $1,500 to $1,800.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Man charged with DUI hits 2 houses, damages 3rd in crash

    ST. CHARLES – Three houses in the 700 block of South Third Street, St. Charles, were damaged early Nov. 16 when a vehicle – driven by a man later char ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • ​Kane County set to implement new case management system

    The much anticipated Odyssey Case Management System from Tyler Technologies is set to go live on Dec. 5. Two years in the making, the judicial managem ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Trial set for Sugar Grove man accused of child sexual assault

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The trial for a Sugar Grove man who was indicted on multiple charges of felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a child was ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • 2 dead, 1 injured in South Elgin crash

    SOUTH ELGIN – Two males were pronounced dead at the scene after a crash Nov. 13 on Route 31 and Scott Avenue in South Elgin, police announced in a new ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Daniel E. Trout, 32, of the 500 block of Bradbury Lane, Geneva, was charged Nov. 3 with driving under the influence, speeding and improper lane use.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Susan M. Bacsa, 55, of the 4N500 block of Crane Road, St. Charles Township, was charged Nov. 6 with retail theft.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • 12 more motor vehicle burglaries reported in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Twelve motor vehicle burglaries were reported in Sugar Grove between Oct. 28 and 29. This comes after 10 burglaries were reported Oct. 1 ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 5:00 am
  • St. Charles man charged with felony aggravated domestic battery

    ST. CHARLES – A 30-year-old man was charged with felony aggravated domestic battery after allegedly punching the victim in the face, according to cour ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 6:30 pm