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  • St. Charles police warns residents of phone scam Mar 28, 2015 8:46 AM
    Police in St. Charles are warning residents about a scam in which people posing as Internal Revenue Service agents are demanding money.

  • Aurora police seek man charged with attempted murder Mar 28, 2015 4:05 PM
    Aurora police need help finding a man wanted for attempted murder after a shooting critically injured another man this weekend. Police say Enrique B. Jaquez, 35, whose last known address is the 300 block of Pearl Street in Montgomery, has been charged with multiple felonies as a result of with what they called a domestic-related shooting Friday on Aurora’s west side.

  • Northwest suburban police blotter Mar 27, 2015 10:54 AM

  • Medical examiner: 22-day-old baby girl starved to death Mar 27, 2015 4:12 PM
    Medical examiner testifies that 22-day-old baby starved to death, had no food in her system

  • Police: Man crashed car, fought with officer Mar 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Beach Park man is facing charges after crashing his car and then fighting with a Zion police officer, authorities said.

  • Fox Valley area police reports Mar 27, 2015 4:19 PM
    Jacob J. Fink, 19, of Batavia, was charged with possession of a fraudulent driver’s license, illegal possession of alcohol by a minor and speeding at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday at Main Street and Deerpath Road, according to a police report.

  • Prosecutors: Employee stole $3,600 from Rosemont restaurant Mar 27, 2015 2:25 PM
    A Chicago man who worked last summer for Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in Rosemont was charged with theft and wire fraud. Eugene Rogers was ordered held on $30,000 bond by Judge Joseph Cataldo.

  • Rolling Meadows man charged with convenience store robbery Mar 27, 2015 4:36 PM
    A Rolling Meadows man was ordered held on $100,000 bail Friday after authorities said he robbed an Arlington Heights 7-Eleven. Giovani Tapia, 23, told police he did it to help support his family, prosecutors said.

  • Elgin man again charged with selling heroin near school Mar 27, 2015 1:44 PM
    A 21-year-old Elgin man faces a minimum of six years in prison after being charged with selling heroin near an Elgin school in November 2014. An arrest warrant was served on Anthony J. Galarza, who is being held at the Kane County jail on another matter. Galarza has two previous DUI arrests and was sentenced to boot camp instead of prison after another heroin arrest in 2013 in Carpentersville.

  • Elgin man gets 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting girl Mar 27, 2015 1:55 PM
    A former Elgin man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a girl he knew in February 2005. Robert Shachter, 50, of Glendale Heights, will get credit for nearly 300 days spent in jail since his May 2014 arrest. Authorities also found child pornography in a storage locker rented by Shachter, records show.

  • Wheaton man charged with stealing from Downers Grove charity Mar 27, 2015 9:21 PM
    Youth Pastor accused of theft from Charity

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison for halfway house Mar 26, 2015 12:01 PM
    Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves federal prison in Alabama for halfway house in DC

  • Three injured when truck crashes through Big Rock Café Mar 26, 2015 4:00 PM
    A driver who hit the gas when he meant to brake ended up smashing through the front wall of the Big Rock Café on Thursday afternoon in Big Rock, injuring himself and two restaurant employees, authorities said. The first Kane County sheriff’s deputies on the scene found that the large black truck, which was driven by 71-year-old Richard Mayer of Somonauk, had burst through the wall before coming to a stop in the kitchen.

  • Elgin man who sold heroin to undercover cops pleads guilty Mar 26, 2015 5:27 PM
    An Elgin man is headed to prison for his role in the delivery of heroin near an Elgin park. Rinnell Mallory, 43, of the 500 block of Van Street, agreed to a 13½ year prison sentence in exchange for a guilty plea to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park, a Class X felony. Mallory sold heroin or arranged for heroin to be sold to undercover officers on at least six occasions during a 2013 police investigation. The sale that took place in the vicinity of a park happened near Foundry Park in the 100 block of North State Street. “Heroin overdoses are at epidemic levels in the Chicago area and across the county,” Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said in a statement. “It is of critical importance that we send a strong message that peddling this poison in Kane County will not be tolerated. Charges against two other co-defendants picked up in the same police investigation are pending. One is charged with five counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. The other is charged with one count of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. The case was prosecuted by Kane County Assistant State’s Attorney Kelly Orland. Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles accepted the plea.

  • Northwest suburban police blotter Mar 26, 2015 5:11 PM
    Two males left a taxicab around 12:55 a.m. March 19 on the 800 block of East Old Willow Road, Prospect Heights, without paying the $100 fare.

  • Volo woman charged after bank robbery in Grayslake Mar 26, 2015 2:43 PM
    A Volo woman suspected in two Northwest suburban bank robberies and an attempted robbery is in McHenry County jail facing felony charges, authorities said Thursday. Teresa Marie Knowles, 39, of Autumn Grove Court in Volo, has been charged with felony burglary and felony unlawful possession or use of a registration plate. More charges at the federal level could be coming as well for Knowles as the FBI investigates Chase bank robberies in Crystal Lake and Grayslake and an attempted bank robbery in Johnsburg.

  • Suburbs’ first OD awareness clinic opens in Arlington Hts. Mar 26, 2015 10:17 AM
    Need naloxone? The drug celebrated for saving the lives of people who overdose on heroin and other opiates will be available at the suburbs' first clinic, opening Thursday in Arlington Hts.

  • Case continued for Virginia student in bloody arrest Mar 26, 2015 7:52 PM
    Case continued for University of Virginia student in bloody arrest; supporters crowd courtroom

  • Chicago couple's Bali trial delayed after baby gets sick Mar 26, 2015 11:08 AM
    The trial of a Chicago couple accused of killing the woman's mother in Indonesia adjourned after their newborn baby fell ill in prison, a prosecutor and a doctor said Thursday. Heather Mack, 19, gave birth to a daughter, Stella, last week and returned with the baby to prison after several days' stay in the hospital.

  • Aurora cousins accused of plotting to bring 'flames of war' to suburbs Mar 27, 2015 11:03 AM
    Two Aurora men, including an Army National Guard specialist who was about to leave the country, are accused of conspiring to attack a military installation in Joliet and provide support to Islamic State militants.

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