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13 hrs ago | via Daily Herald
A former Geneva doctor accused of a 2012 sex assault and a sophisticated marijuana growing operation at his home is in search of a new attorney. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via WLS-AM Chicago
A 17-year-old Aurora boy is facing felony weapons charges in connection with two incidents in the western suburb over the last week. The teen, whose name was not released because he is a juvenile, is charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and one count of possession of a stolen firearm, according to a statement from Aurora police. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 30 | via Daily Herald
The 17-year-old male, who is being held at the Kane County Juvenile Detention Center in St. Charles, is charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and one count of possession of a stolen firearm, according to a news release. Because of his age, the boy's name has not been released. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 30 | via Patch.com
A 17-year-old Aurora teen is facing three felony weapons charges in connection with two separate incidents that took place on June 28 and 29 on Aurora's West Side. Since the teen is charged as a juvenile, police cannot release his name, but he is currently in the Kane County Juvenile Detention Center in St. Charles charged with two counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and a single count of possession of a stolen firearm. Comment?
Monday Jun 29 | via Patch.com
Jorge Gaytan-Dimas , 21 , of Naperville, was arrested June 25 on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia at 2811 Patriots Ln. and North Aurora Rd. Victoria Colon , 26 , of Aurora, was arrested June 25 on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia at 15 S. Naper Bl. Comment?
Friday Jun 26 | via Daily Herald
A 24-year-old Carpentersville woman who received probation for stabbing and killing an uninvited and violent guest at her sister's birthday party in 2010 may have used up her second chance. Jacqueline S. Loyola admitted to violating her probation, and a hearing is scheduled for Aug. 20, during which she could be sent to prison. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via KHQA-TV Quincy
Sheriff's deputies and Macomb Police conducted a follow up investigation that led to the arrest of Ryan B. Aldridge, 28, with last known address being Aurora, Illinois. Comment?
Sunday Jun 21 | via Daily Herald
A Nov. 2 trial date is set for a Gilberts man accused of murdering a South Korean national he took into his home after they met at church. Su Won Kil, 47, has been free on bond since being charged in the fatal shooting of Dae Hae Kwak in August 2010. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via WAND-TV Decatur
The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated the conviction of man who is serving prison time for fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy as he slept in his grandparents' house. The Daily Herald reports a state appeals court previously vacated 39-year-old Mark Downs' conviction on the grounds that the judge in his 2009 trial gave improper jury instructions about the definition of "reasonable doubt." Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via Kane Co. Chronicle
The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday reversed an appellate decision, upholding a Kane County verdict in which a gang member was sentenced to 70 years in prison for the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy in 1996. In 2010, a jury convicted Mark Downs, formerly of Montgomery, of first-degree murder in the death of Nicholas “Nico” Contreras as Nico slept at his grandmother's house in Aurora. Comment?
Monday Jun 15 | via Patch.com
The Kendall County State's Attorney's Office has filed charges on four people for two separate incidents that occurred on June 12, 2015. Corey John Gorges, 20, from the 100 block of West Main Street in Yorkville, Thomas Joseph Gallagher, 21, from 2200 block of Highland Avenue in Aurora, Zachary Ryan Barthel, 26, from the 200 block of Woodford Road in Oswego, and Kathryn Patricia Fyfe, 25, from the 300 block of Spring Street in Aurora, were all charged with Home Invasion , Residential Burglary and Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapons. Comment?
Monday Jun 15 | via The Legal Record
Aurora's Betsy Wisdom and Peggy Brown, second and third from left, were among hundreds of cancer survivors, caregivers and friends who walked at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Kane County at Geneva's Fifth Third Bank Ballpark Friday, June 12. Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora was the sponsor. A $20,020 donation was presented by St. Charles East and North high school drill teams. Comment?
Friday Jun 5 | via Patch.com
The Joliet man was arrested when he came back to the store three days later to steal some more, police said. A Joliet man Maced a New Lenox Walmart worker when he got caught shoplifting and was arrested when he came back to the store three days later to steal some more, police said. 1 comment
Jun 3, 2015 | via Daily Herald
Nine total thefts and an attempted theft all happened during the night on all different makes and models of cars parked on North Marywood Avenue, North Marywood Court, Tollview Avenue and North Farnsworth Avenue, police said in a news release. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Comment?
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