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Crime & Courts

  • Aurora priest faces sex abuse charges

    An Aurora priest and former DeKalb minster remained at the Kane County jail as of Friday afternoon on criminal sexual abuse charges.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged w ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Burglars target 3 houses on Geneva's east side

    GENEVA – Three houses on Geneva's east side recently were burglarized, police stated in an email.Acc ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • March court date set for Geneva woman accused in husband's death

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Geneva woman charged with fatally poisoning her husband with sleeping pills should know next month the date of her prelimin ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Driver cited after hitting 3 pedestrians in Batavia crosswalk

    BATAVIA – A woman and two children were injured, and a driver was cited for failure to stop in a crosswalk in an incident that took place Saturday in ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • North Aurora police issue advisory about possible child lure

    NORTH AURORA – North Aurora police issued an advisory of a possible attempted luring of a child just before 4 p.m. Tuesday near Dee Road and Linn Cour ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Aurora man charged in theft from photo booth in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A 24-year-old Aurora man has been charged with criminal damage to property and theft in a November incident that involved a photo booth at F ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • St. Charles man charged with trespassing at Geneva home

    GENEVA – Geneva police arrested a 44-year-old St. Charles man early Friday morning after he allegedly broke into a home in the 2900 block of Adamson D ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Jury convicts St. Charles Township man of weapons charges, aggravated assault

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles Township man faces up to 10 years in prison after a jury on Wednesday convicted him of possessing a handgun and p ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:27 pm
  • Teens face numerous additional charges in Campton Hills burglaries

    CAMPTON HILLS – The three teens accused of causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage to St. Charles Park District facilities now collectively fac ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:18 am
  • Say cheese! Batavia police seek man suspected of robbing photo booth

    BATAVIA – A man suspected of robbing a photo booth at Funway in Batavia neglected to consider one important detail – the potential of leaving behind p ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:17 am
  • Judge: Geneva murder case 'strikingly similar' to 2002 incident

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Geneva woman charged in her husband’s death was denied bond Wednesday and placed on suicide watch at the Kane County jail.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Wife charged in Geneva man's death, accused of poisoning him

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman is accused of fatally poisoning her husband of 31 years last week, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s At ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Geneva police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged w ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Police: Teens ID'd in burglary at St. Charles school

    ST. CHARLES – Three bored teens spent their Saturday night at a St. Charles middle school, where they caused at least $2,500 in damage, police said.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 6:38 am