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Crime & Courts

  • Man who burglarized St. Charles business to return to prison

    A Bartlett man who has a 30-year felony history will return to prison for twice burglarizing a St. Charles business.
    March 27, 2017 - 3:52 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Lisa Marie Escatel, 38, of the 0-99 block of Old Post Road, Montgomery, and Daniel Miller, 37, of the 900 block of Sard Avenue, Aurora, were charged ...
    March 25, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Myles L. Sheahan, 19, of the 500 block of West Stearns Road, Bartlett, was charged March 16, with being underage and possessing a fake ID.
    March 24, 2017 - 2:47 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Michele M. Fairbanks, 47, of the 400 block of Ridgeland Avenue, West Chicago, was charged March 10 with retail theft.
    March 23, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • John P. Barbour, 46, of the 1700 block of West State Street, Geneva, was charged March 11 with two counts of domestic battery and one count of inter ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Mugs in the News: March 2017 in the Kane County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    March 20, 2017 - 3:53 pm
  • St. Charles father in murder-suicide had previously talked about killing twin girls

    ST. CHARLES – Randall Coffland had talked to his wife about killing his daughters in the past, and about killing himself the same day he took his own ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:22 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • Stephanie K.D. Macklin, 19, of the 0-99 block of West 112th Place, Chicago, was arrested March 8 on Kirk Road on a warrant issued by the South Holla ...
    March 19, 2017 - 9:18 am
  • Jury convicts Sugar Grove man in sexual assault of child

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A jury convicted a Sugar Grove man on three counts of felony predatory criminal sexual assault of a child March 17 after a five ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • Four Tri-Cities men charged in drug-related death

    ST. CHARLES – Four men from St. Charles and Batavia have been charged with drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, in the February overdose of a Suga ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Two charged after armed robbery in Elburn

    ELBURN – Two people have been charged with armed robbery after an incident in Elburn on March 10.Tha ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:54 pm
  • Kane County state's attorney lauds special police training, academy to introduce youth to careers

    ST. CHARLES – Law enforcement officers from across Kane County learned how to deal with violent incidents resulting in mass casualties at a recent pol ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:06 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Jeffrey N. Ward, 58, of the 100 block of Abbey Lane, was charged Jan. 6 with disorderly conduct for allegedly calling 911 and saying he had a gun in ...
    March 13, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • Man charged with felony DUI in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A Winfield Township man was charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence, according to police reports released under the F ...
    March 13, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • Man charged with DUI on a backhoe in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man, who was charged with driving under the influence, was not driving a car but an orange backhoe on city property in the ...
    March 13, 2017 - 3:30 pm