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  • Son charged in theft from family home in St. Charles Township

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles Township man is accused of selling his parents’ televisions, computers, videos, music and sports equipment – even ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • A cream-colored mink coat with fox trim, valued at $5,000, was reported stolen Dec. 27. Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports stated that the coat’s ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • Campton Hills woman found asleep in car charged with DUI

    ELBURN – A Campton Hills woman was charged with driving under the influence Dec. 27 after police found her asleep in the driver’s seat of a car that w ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 2:48 pm
  • Teens lead Sugar Grove police on wild Christmas night ride

    SUGAR GROVE – A trio of teenagers allegedly in a stolen car led police on a Christmas night chase resulting in the capture of two of them – one from a ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Kyle L. Straumann, 30, of the 1300 block of Hawkins Court, St. Charles, was charged Jan. 1 with driving under the influence, driving with a blood al ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Elburn police reports

    • Quinn M. Gabnay, 24, of the 42W900 block of Hughes Road, Elburn, was charged Dec. 22 with two counts of domestic battery and one count of interferin ...
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • A resident of East Galena Boulevard reported Jan. 3 that $750 in fraudulent withdrawals were taken from his account in December.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 8:06 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Benjamin M. Williams, 26, of the 1200 block of Pomeroy Court, St Charles, was charged Dec. 16 with DUI, improper lane use and driving without insura ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Cop injured; Geneva man faces felonies

    GENEVA – A 31-year-old Geneva man was charged with two felonies in connection with resisting arrest that resulted in injuries to an officer, police an ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s reports

    • A house in the 42W500 block of Star Lane in Sugar Grove Township was burglarized Dec. 21. Jewelry and four handguns valued at $6,350 were reported t ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Zachary F. Giangrego, 24, of the 300 block of West Main Street, St Charles, was charged Dec. 25 with DUI, improper lane use, failure to reduce speed ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:22 pm
  • Newsmakers of the Year: Ex-Elburn cop pleads guilty to child sexual assault

    Former Elburn police Officer David Wright, in the second day of his jury trial on 33 counts of sexual assault and abuse of a child, changed his plea t ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Newsmakers of the Year: Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert goes to prison

    One of the highest-ranking politicians in U.S. history to be sentenced to prison, former Republican U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, 74, began servi ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Newsmakers of the Year: Michael Szot found dead in Waubonsee library

    Michael Szot, 23, of Geneva, who was found unresponsive in the library at Waubonsee Community College, was later determined to have died from drug int ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Newsmakers of the Year: Geneva woman charged in husband's poisoning death

    Geneva resident Julia Gutierrez, 54, was accused of two counts of first-degree murder in the death of her husband, Eduardo.
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am