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  • Driver charged with DUI after crashing near Hotel Baker

    ST. CHARLES – A motorist who crashed near Hotel Baker last week claimed he was having a diabetic reaction before police determined he was driving drun ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Police: Teen cited after forcing train to stop

    ELBURN – An Elburn teenager received a citation last week after he forced a train to stop and asked for a ride, according to a Kane County Sheriff’s O ...
    July 20, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Deputy finds Batavia house trashed on eviction call

    BATAVIA – A sheriff’s deputy responding to a house in Batavia for an eviction arrived to find the house trashed, according to a Kane County Sheriff’s ...
    July 20, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Daniel Garcia-Pacheco, 28, of the 1400 block of South 14th Street, St. Charles, was charged Thursday, June 25, with driving under the influence and ...
    July 17, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Batavia woman convicted of stealing money from mother

    BATAVIA – A Batavia woman has been convicted of stealing money from her elderly mother’s bank account.
    July 16, 2015 - 6:49 am
  • State officials refuse to disclose how teen escaped from Illinois Youth Center

    ST. CHARLES – The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice won’t say how a 19-year-old man escaped last month from the Illinois Youth Center at 3825 Ca ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Dogs left in car, St. Charles man charged

    ELGIN – One dog is dead and another remained hospitalized Tuesday after a St. Charles man left the animals in a parked car, according to a news releas ...
    July 15, 2015 - 6:48 am
  • Police: Golf club worker crashes golf cart, gets DUI

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – A golf club employee was charged with drunken driving July 4 after crashing a golf cart into a residential fence, according to a ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Police: North Aurora man found with heroin, cocaine

    NORTH AURORA – A search of a North Aurora man brought to jail on a drug charge uncovered cocaine hidden in his clothes and in his buttocks, according ...
    July 13, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • $8K in batteries reported stolen from Batavia cell tower

    BATAVIA TOWNSHIP – Thousands of dollars in batteries were discovered missing this month from a cell tower site in Batavia Township, according to a Kan ...
    July 14, 2015 - 6:56 am
  • Former St. Charles North staffer indicted in sexual assault case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles North High School dean’s assistant this week was indicted on charges of sexually assaulting a minor-age st ...
    July 12, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • St. Charles police arrest 7, cite 27 during traffic campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made seven arrests and issued 27 citations during a two-week enforcement period that ended Sunday, according to a new ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Gabriel Salazar-Gutierrez, 46, of the 400 block of North Highland Avenue, Aurora, was charged Saturday, July 4, with driving under the influence, dr ...
    July 8, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Street, parking lot closures for Cruise Nites

    ST. CHARLES – One parking lot and a few streets in downtown St. Charles will be closed for a few hours every Tuesday this summer, according to a news ...
    July 8, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Elburn woman sues, alleges injury from pie sold in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An Elburn woman has sued a St. Charles business after claiming she was injured by a slice of cherry pie sold there, according to court r ...
    July 8, 2015 - 7:30 pm