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  • Teen who escaped from Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles captured

    ST. CHARLES – A 19-year-old man who escaped from the Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles, was apprehended Wednesday afterno ...
    June 10, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Aurora man charged in major heroin seizure

    AURORA – An Aurora man was charged in connection to a Sunday heroin seizure, the Kane County Sheriff's Office announced today in a news release.
    June 10, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Teen who escaped from Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles captured

    ST. CHARLES – A 19-year-old man who escaped from the Illinois Youth Center, 3825 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles was apprehended Wednesday afternoon w ...
    June 10, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Hastert pleads not guilty to criminal charges

    CHICAGO – Former House speaker J. Dennis Hastert – stooped, silent and trailed by cameras – pleaded not guilty in federal court Tuesday, responding to ...
    June 9, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Search continues for teen who escaped from Illinois Youth Center

    ST. CHARLES – The search continues for a 19-year-old who escaped from the Illinois Youth Center, 3825 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles.
    June 9, 2015 - 6:29 pm
  • St. Charles police officers honored for saving lives

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles police sergeant and two officers this week were honored for saving the lives of two people.
    June 6, 2015 - 8:44 am
  • Aurora man charged in North Aurora home invasion, burglary Thursday

    NORTH AURORA – An Aurora man has been charged with home invasion and burglary after police said he broke into an apartment Thursday morning in the 200 ...
    June 4, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Geneva woman charged with possession of heroin

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman, who still was under court supervision for a felony burglary charge, was charged in Geneva with two counts of felony possessio ...
    June 4, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Police: Man kept marijuana in jars in car

    GENEVA – An Elgin man was charged with felony possession of marijuana after police said they found two large Mason jars of marijuana in his car, after ...
    June 5, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • Geneva doctor’s $25K bond money continues to be held

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva doctor’s $25,000 bond on sexual assault charges will continue to be held, a judge ruled Thursday, despite a request by ...
    June 4, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Woman sentenced in 2009 fatal crash wants to withdraw guilty plea

    ST. CHARLES – A woman sentenced in a 2009 crash that killed a St. Charles couple wants to withdraw her guilty plea, claiming the state did not use an ...
    June 5, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Nathan A. Gay, 19, of the 1000 block of DeShannon Court, Batavia, was charged Saturday, May 23, with underage drinking and obstruction by giving an ...
    June 3, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • St. Charles police to hold traffic safety campaign Thursday

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police on Thursday will launch a traffic safety campaign as the school year comes to a close, according to a news release.
    June 2, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Hastert to appear in federal court

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert is scheduled to appear Thursday in a federal court in Chicago on charges he violated banking laws and lied abou ...
    June 2, 2015 - 6:39 am