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  • Chicago man pleads guilty in Batavia armed robbery

    BATAVIA – A Chicago man will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to felony armed violence in connection with an armed robbery in January at ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Former St. Charles man gets 15 years for sexual assault

    A former St. Charles man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a child in his family, accordi ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Police: Motorist refuses to believe he was hit by train

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An injured motorist who sought help at a gas station last week knew his vehicle had been struck by something but refused to bel ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Bradley Olsen case to be on TV

    DeKALB – Almost eight years after Bradley Olsen disappeared, his mother hopes to shed light on his case with a segment on TV. On Saturday, a 15-minute ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • St. Charles police investigate stolen mail

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department has an open investigation into several pieces of stolen mail, the department announced Monday in a new ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • Campton Hills police reports

    • Two mailboxes in the 40W200 block of Ancient Oak Court, Campton Hills, were reportedly damaged between Saturday, Dec. 6, and Monday, Dec. 12.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Brian D. Didonato, 20, of the 39W200 block of Warner Lane, Blackberry Township, was charged Sunday, Nov. 30, with illegal possession of drug equipme ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • William J. Pineda, 23, of the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Aurora, was charged Thursday, Dec. 11, with unlawful possession of drug paraphernal ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Geneva man charged with impersonating officer

    GENEVA – A Geneva man was charged with felony impersonation of a police officer after police said he went to a neighbor’s house and told several peopl ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Appellate court rules in favor of woman sentenced in 2009 fatal crash

    The Illinois Appellate Court has ruled that Alia Bernard – sentenced in a 2009 crash that killed a St. Charles couple – can file a new motion to withd ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Police: IRS scam hits St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An IRS scam has affected St. Charles residents, police announced Tuesday in a news release.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • State’s attorney applauds suspect lineup law

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon is hopeful a new state law that takes effect Jan. 1 and will set forth new procedures for suspe ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:38 pm
  • St. Charles man charged in fatal crash appears in court

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles man charged in a Nov. 28 crash that killed a 65-year-old St. Charles woman had his preliminary court hearing Wednesday.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Second lawsuit filed in 2012 fatal Campton Hills crash

    A former Elburn woman who was injured in a fatal 2012 head-on Campton Hills crash has sued the estate of a Wisconsin woman who died in the crash, as w ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Elburn police reports

    • A Christmas light projector valued at $100 was reported stolen Friday, Nov. 28, from the 400 block of East Reader Street, Elburn.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:51 pm
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