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  • St. Charles woman pleads guilty to shoplifting

    A St. Charles woman who faced felony charges in connection to an armed robbery at a Batavia retailer has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, according ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Shadwick King wants murder sentence reduced

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife wants his 30-year prison sentence to be reconsidered, according to court records.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Police: Man charged after threatening to blow up Kane County building

    ST. CHARLES – A 21-year-old man faces felony charges after he threatened to blow up the Kane County Circuit Clerk's Office in St. Charles, according t ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • St. Charles Township street targeted in recent burglaries

    ST. CHARLES – A residential street in far eastern St. Charles Township recently was targeted for burglaries or attempted burglaries, according to Kane ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • St. Charles police probe 2 child incidents involving male strangers

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police said Monday they are continuing to investigate reports of two 13-year-old girls who encountered a male stranger in th ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 7:47 pm
  • Weapon found after fight in Kane County Jail

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – After a fight among inmates, a Kane County Jail detainee was found with a weapon, making it the “first actual weapon” found in ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • St. Charles police report second child incident with male stranger

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police early Sunday reported its second incident in as many days of a 13-year-old girl who encountered a male stranger in he ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • St. Charles police report man followed girl, 13, after school

    ST. CHARLES – A 13-year-old girl was followed home from school Friday in the 1500 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles police said in a child incident ...
    Aug. 29, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Geneva man charged with aggravated domestic battery

    GENEVA – A Geneva man is being held on $30,000 bond in the Kane County Jail on a charge of aggravated domestic battery – a felony – records show.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Adults, juvenile charged in 'one-night crime spree' in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A “one-night crime spree” on the city’s southeast side in June has resulted in multiple felony charges against a juvenile and two men, S ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • A radar detector valued at $550 was reported stolen Saturday, Aug. 8, from an unlocked 2014 Chevrolet Suburban in the driveway of a house in the 800 ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:32 pm
  • Ex-St. Charles North staffer pleads not guilty in sex assault

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles North High School dean’s assistant accused of sexually assaulting a minor-age student of the school pleade ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Judge to consider new trial motion for man convicted of child battery

    Kane County Circuit Judge John Barsanti on Dec. 4 is set to hear a motion for a new trial from a former Batavia resident who was convicted in July of ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Batavia, DeKalb police compare armed robbery cases

    BATAVIA – Batavia police are working with authorities in DeKalb to determine whether armed robberies in the two communities are related, police said T ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Kane prosecutor charged with DUI resigns

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHP – A Kane County assistant state's attorney, who was charged with driving under the influence on Aug. 15, resigned this afternoon, ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 6:39 am