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Crime & Courts

  • New law to end ticket quotas; most local police agencies say they never had them anyway

    Nothing spoils a day like a parking ticket under a windshield-wiper blade or being pulled over for speeding.
    July 31, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • Man sentenced to prison in drug trafficking case

    One of the five people charged in 2012 with trafficking nearly 600 pounds of marijuana from Arizona to Illinois has been sentenced to prison, accordin ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • St. Charles man accused of forgery, theft; next court date set for August

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man already charged with writing bad checks for a Campton Hills property now faces additional charges of forgery and theft ...
    July 29, 2014 - 6:49 am
  • Carpentersville man who threatened Kane County courts pleads guilty

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A Carpentersville man Friday pleaded guilty to several offenses after threatening the Kane County courts last year, according to a p ...
    July 28, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Geneva man accused of using guitar as weapon

    GENEVA – A Geneva man who has other charges pending was charged with misdemeanor aggravated assault on public property. Police said he used his guitar ...
    July 26, 2014 - 7:22 am
  • Accused doctor's attorney objects to cameras in the courtroom

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The attorney for a Geneva doctor accused of criminal sexual assault objected to media cameras being allowed in the courtroom Fr ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Family of late Geneva woman objects to accused husband’s legal fund

    GENEVA – The supporters of a Geneva man accused of killing his wife have set up an online fundraiser for his legal fees over the objections of his wif ...
    July 24, 2014 - 6:58 am
  • Campton residents find threatening note on windshield

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – At least two households in and near Campton Hills recently received threatening letters demanding they leave thousands of dollars a ...
    July 23, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • Geneva man accused in fatal Naperville crash gets out of jail

    A Geneva man who was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless homicide after a crash that killed two people was rel ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • An unknown offender took more than $800 worth of items on Saturday, July 12, from Target, 115 N. Randall Road.
    July 18, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Courtroom struggle leads to more charges for S. Elgin man

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A South Elgin man who refused to approach the bench during a court hearing this week injured security officers as they struggle ...
    July 19, 2014 - 6:23 am
  • Judge allows phone records in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A judge on Thursday granted the Kane County State’s Attorney’s motion for cellphone tower registration records in a murder case ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Two men staying at St. Charles hotel face felony drug charges

    ST. CHARLES – Two men who were staying at a St. Charles hotel face felony drug charges following an investigation into illegal drug distribution, acco ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • State seeks phone records in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office wants cellphone tower records in connection to the case of a Geneva man accused of ki ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Two men staying at St. Charles hotel face drug charges

    ST. CHARLES – Two men who were staying at a St. Charles hotel face felony drug charges following an investigation into illegal drug distribution, acco ...
    July 16, 2014 - 12:14 pm
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