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Crime & Courts

  • Drivers face street racing charges in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two motorists who sped past a police officer in downtown St. Charles last week each faces a charge of street racing, police said.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Three charged after drug seizure near Hampshire

    HAMPSHIRE TOWNSHIP – Three Minnesotans are each being held on $800,000 bond in Kane County following a drug and weapons seizure this week, according t ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Former Geneva man pleads guilty to child sex assault

    A former Geneva man is headed to prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child he knew, according to a news release.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Police: Charges not likely in Batavia barricade incident

    BATAVIA – A man who barricaded himself inside a Batavia home Tuesday likely will not face any charges stemming from the incident, according to police.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Police: Man taken to hospital after daylong barricade in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A man was taken to a hospital Tuesday evening after a daylong barricade incident in Batavia, according to a Batavia police news release.
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Police: Stolen Jeep damaged mailboxes in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – A Jeep stolen from a Campton Hills residence was used to damage mailboxes before it was left near a jogging path, according to village ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • State, North Aurora police announce roadside safety check

    Illinois State and North Aurora police together will conduct a roadside safety check in Kane County during the weekend of Nov. 14, according to a news ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Woman charged with DUI after crash

    GENEVA –A Wheaton woman was charged with driving under the influence and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident when she rear-ended a stopped c ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    •Michael J. Nolan, 32, of the 400 block of Willow Lane, Geneva, was charged Saturday, Oct. 24, with two counts of misdemeanor aggravated assault with ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Burglary reported at new Elburn pizza place

    ELBURN – A burglary was reported Sunday at a new pizza place in Elburn, and a post on the eatery’s Facebook page seeks help from anyone who has inform ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Prostitution arrest made at North Aurora massage parlor

    NORTH AURORA – A 52-year-old St. Charles woman faces charges of prostitution and practicing massage without a license, stemming from an incident that ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Bond set for 2 men in attempted St. Charles burglary

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Three Florida residents charged in connection to a St. Charles burglary attempt remained in Kane County custody Thursday after ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • St. Charles police announce Halloween weekend DUI crackdown

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police will be out in force through Sunday conducting DUI and seat belt enforcement, according to a news release.
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Murderer Jack McCullough gets more time to make a case

    SYCAMORE –A DeKalb County judge said Wednesday that he saw no reason at this point to reconsider convicted murderer Jack McCullough’s request for ano ...
    Oct. 28, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Judge denies motion to reconsider Shadwick King prison sentence

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Kane County judge Wednesday denied a motion to reconsider the prison sentence of a former Geneva man convicted of murdering h ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 6:46 am