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  • No plea deal yet in zoo cruelty case

    ST. CHARLES – The attorney for the owner of a traveling zoo charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty and neglect said she hopes a plea offer will be ma ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Batavia woman pleads guilty in robbery case

    A 21-year-old Batavia woman accused of robbing an acquaintance has pleaded guilty to one of the felonies she faced, according to Kane County court rec ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • 'It's heartbreaking': shock over crash that killed St. Charles woman

    ST. CHARLES – A neighbor of a woman killed Friday afternoon in a crash reacted with shock Saturday after a 23-year-old St. Charles man was charged wit ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 7:49 am
  • Batavia Police Reports

    • Austin R. Runde, 26, of the 2200 block of Countryside, Montgomery, was charged Wednesday, Nov. 26, with driving under the influence of alcohol and i ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • An aluminum light pole in the area of East Ridgewood Drive and Timber Ridge Court in St. Charles Township was reported damaged Monday, Nov. 17. A ve ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:39 pm
  • Blue Island man still in jail after escape from Batavia police car

    BATAVIA – A Blue Island man remains in Kane County Jail after he briefly escaped Saturday from Batavia police custody. Bond was set at $20,000.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Priscilla Lachica, 22, of the 1100 block of West Wilson Street, Batavia, was charged Wednesday, Nov. 19, with making two fraudulent purchases valued ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Dispute between brothers leads to 2 arrests

    GENEVA – A dispute between brothers led to domestic battery charges for one and felony possession of marijuana for the other, according to Geneva poli ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Ex-St. Charles man accepts 5 years in prison on marijuana charges

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles man has pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of marijuana, a felony, and was sentenced to five years in pri ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • St. Charles man charged with felony after resisting arrest

    GENEVA – A St. Charles man who was being processed for a drunken driving offense was charged with a felony when police said he resisted arrest, result ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Judge denies bond reduction in marijuana case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Kane County judge on Monday denied a motion to reduce bond for a man accused of having a large-scale indoor marijuana grow op ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Trial date canceled for woman charged in Batavia murder

    A jury trial date has been stricken in the case of a woman charged in a 2012 stabbing death at the Batavia Apartments complex.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • Money returned to man who dropped $100 bill at Batavia Shell gas station

    BATAVIA – Batavia police officers no longer are looking for the man who picked up a $100 bill off the floor of the Shell gas station at 164 S. Randall ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Campton Hills police report

    • Nicholas Stephen Floro, 23, of the 4N000 block of LaFox Road, Campton Hills, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 18, with simple assault and battery.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • A resident in the 6N900 block of Riverside Drive, St. Charles Township, on Monday, Nov. 17, reported a BB gun damaged the home's windows.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:55 pm
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