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  • Man found living in Elburn Metra station faces criminal charges

    ELBURN – A Chicago man who treated the Elburn Metra warming house as his own faces criminal charges after an altercation with police, according to Elb ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Police: Batavia AT&T store robbed at gunpoint Monday

    BATAVIA – Batavia police are in search of two male suspects following an armed robbery Monday night on the city's west side.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Ex-Batavia resident convicted of child battery seeks new trial

    BATAVIA – A former Batavia resident, who was convicted in July of aggravated battery to a child, is requesting a new trial.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • North Aurora police asking public's help to identify suspect

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora police department is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect in a report of an aggravated battery to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:28 pm
  • Maple Park man sent to prison on drug conviction

    A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house must serve nearly 20 years in prison, according to a news release from the Kane Co ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • St. Charles man accused of dealing Ecstasy at hotel

    ST. CHARLES – A 27-year-old St. Charles man faces drug-related charges in connection to his activity at a local hotel, according to police and court r ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Police: Man faces felony after destroying evidence at St. Charles traffic stop

    ST. CHARLES – A West Chicago man driving with a fake registration sticker on his license plate faces a felony charge after eating the sticker during a ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 7:39 pm
  • Kramer campaign manager Harper pleads guilty to domestic battery charge

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Dennis Harper, the campaign manager for Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer's successful race, pleaded guilty Thursday to one cou ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • AC units damaged in Geneva Township

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP – Four Geneva Township residents were without air conditioning after someone cut and removed wires from their AC units, according to K ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Kane County police respond to multiple vehicle burglaries

    Several vehicles throughout the area were reported burglarized within the last week, according to Kane County Sheriff's Office reports.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over Prairie State electric project

    A federal judge recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought by nine utility users and ratepayers from Batavia over the city’s investment in the ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • A dozen Dior Palette Couture items valued at $744 were reported stolen Wednesday, July 29, from Sephora, 406 Commons Drive.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • St. Charles man faces fraud charges

    A St. Charles man, who is the former president of a Chicago-area construction company, was indicted in a $1.9 million fraud scheme, according to a new ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 7:09 pm
  • St. Charles man charged in string of Geneva car burglaries

    GENEVA – A St. Charles man has been charged in a string of burglaries to Geneva cars that occurred Monday.
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Geneva woman awaits trial date in Canada

    The Geneva woman charged with conspiracy to commit murder in Canada must continue to wait for a trial date.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 9:46 pm