| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:59 AM
A Cary man has been charged with orchestrating a series of bank robberies in the suburbs over a 10 day period earlier this month, FBI officials said.
Evan L. Hall, 26, of the 100 block of River Drive, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mary M. Rowland...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:52 PM
A DuPage County judge this afternoon found two women not guilty of charges they committed forgery to help the son of one of the women fight accusations that he sexually abused young female gymnasts he coached in Aurora.
Judge Robert Kleeman said the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Authorities in west suburban Aurora are asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of an SUV that hit and seriously injured a 13-year-old boy before fleeing the scene Wednesday afternoon, police said.
The boy was trying to cross Talma...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:55 AM
An Aurora man was sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a child, Kane County prosecutors said Thursday.
In a negotiated plea, Federico Lopez-Ortiz, 39, of the 100 block of North Kendall Street, admitted guilt to...
| Jun 23, 2013
When Gareng Deng pleaded guilty in 2009 to killing an Aurora counseling center worker, the Sudanese immigrant was sentenced to 35 years in prison, seemingly bringing an end to the yearslong legal saga.
But this month an appeals court vacated Deng's plea...
| May 29, 2013
| 11:01 AM
How can the person who caused a hit-run crash that killed a motorcyclist last year live with the guilt?
Aurora police posed that question today when again asking for the public's help in finding the driver who caused the May 11, 2012 crash that killed...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two banks were robbed this afternoon by repeat suspects, authorities said.
A bank in Wicker Park was robbed by a man who the FBI said is on a “spree,” hitting a fourth bank today, and another man who held up a bank in west suburban Lombard is...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Randy Travis was arrested Monday on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication in Texas. Randy Travis' car was spotted parked in front of a church, and an officer checking it out found the country singer was allegedly slurring his words, smelled of...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:58 PM
A year ago, Gregg Bernstein was a week into his new role as Baltimore's state's attorney, having narrowly unseated the incumbent, who held the job for 15 years.
He was a relative unknown, and so self-confident he sometimes bordered on cocky. His...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:44 PM
LAPORTE -- A judge has upheld charges against two LaPorte school officials who could go to jail on allegations they helped cover up a sexual relationship between a now-former volleyball coach and player.
Former LaPorte High School junior varsity...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Well, well, well, what an, ahem “busy” weekend it seems we've had in Tallahassee. There was not just one arrest, but two; a little gas thrown on the fire that is FSU's assistant coaching drama; some recruiting intrigue … yep. It was...