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  • Geneva murder case returns to court May 26

    ST. CHARLES – The sentencing for a Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife has been pushed back to late May, according to court records.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Federal charges filed in 2011 synthetic marijuana case involving teen who died after crashing car into house in Batavia Township

    Federal prosecutors have brought charges against the store owner who sold synthetic marijuana to 19-year-old Max Dobner of Aurora, who later died cras ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • State’s attorney, prosecutor testimony sought in domestic battery case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The prosecutor in a domestic battery trial wants to issue subpoenas to Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon and Assistant S ...
    April 23, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Batavia-based grocery company seeks police help with bad checks

    BATAVIA – A Batavia-based grocery store company sought police assistance last week with a case involving more than $1,000 in bounced checks, according ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Aurora man charged in Batavia car burglaries

    BATAVIA – A 22-year-old Aurora man has been charged with burglary. Police said he was caught breaking into a car in Batavia early Saturday.
    April 23, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Officials seek seizure of dogs in Batavia animal cruelty case

    BATAVIA – Authorities are trying to seize dogs from a Batavia woman charged with animal cruelty. Jul ...
    April 21, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • Kramer campaign manager faces trial on domestic battery charges

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The man who served as campaign manager for Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer’s successful election Nov. 4 is facing a jury tria ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Attorney contests guilty verdict in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Public Defender this week formally challenged the guilty verdict in a Geneva man’s first-degree murder case.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Multi-car crash leads to discovery of stolen registration stickers

    ST. CHARLES – A multivehicle crash last week led to felony charges against a 51-year-old woman after police discovered she had stolen license plate re ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Jordan M. Hale, 23, of the 400 block of Union Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Sunday, April 12, with driving under the influence, driving with a bl ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • North Aurora man among those charged in reverse prostitution sting

    AURORA – A 29-year-old North Aurora man was among 13 men charged this week in a reverse prostitution sting conducted by the Aurora Police Special Oper ...
    April 17, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Geneva woman makes court appearance in foiled Canadian shooting plot case

    GENEVA – The Geneva woman charged in a foiled Valentine’s Day shooting plot made a brief appearance in a Canadian courtroom last week.
    April 13, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Leslie Deville-Benedyk, 53, of the 0S600 block of Robbins Street, Winfield Township, was charged Friday, April 3, with driving under the influence, ...
    April 10, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Geneva man charged with felony domestic battery

    GENEVA – A Geneva man has been charged with two counts of felony aggravated domestic battery, according to police reports and court records.
    April 10, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • DUI charges authorized in Blackberry Township crash

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Charges have been authorized against a 29-year-old DeKalb man who lost control of a vehicle in Blackberry Township, causing it t ...
    April 10, 2015 - 9:58 pm