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Nicholas Muniz is charged with misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct. (Photo provided by St. Charles police)

Glen Ellyn man accused of touching girls in stores faces more charges

A Glen Ellyn man faces additional charges of inappropriately touching young girls shopping at a St. Charles Target store after one of the girls learned … Read more ›

Nicholas Muniz of Glen Ellyn is charged with battery and disorderly conduct. (Photo provided by St. Charles police)

Man accused of touching teens at St. Charles store

A Glen Ellyn man has been arrested and accused of inappropriately touching teen girls who were shopping at a St. Charles store on two occasions, … Read more ›

Pair charged with beating St. Charles man, girlfriend

Two women face home invasion charges after police say they broke into a St. Charles man’s apartment and beat him and his girlfriend. Around 4:19 … Read more ›

Yard waste set on fire, and more

Batavia A purse containing a cell phone, credit cards and $50 was reported stolen from The Lodge on the Fox, 35 N. Water St., on … Read more ›

Man heads to prison for beating toddler

A St. Charles man pleaded guilty Friday to beating a toddler and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. James C. Cooper, 28, formerly of … Read more ›

Major crimes down in St. Charles

St. Charles continued to see a decrease in most major crimes last year, including those typically associated with a bad economy, but other less severe … Read more ›

Lloyd E. Wilkison was sentenced to 15 years in prison for St. Charles robbery. (Photo provided by Kane County State's Attorney's Office)

Man sentenced to prison for St. Charles robbery

A former Kane County man pleaded guilty to an armed robbery at a St. Charles convenience store. Lloyd E. Wilkison, 33, now of Racine, Wis., … Read more ›

Afternoon blaze damages St. Charles home

Daily Herald reports: Firefighters from three departments battled a blaze and at least three ambulances were called to a St. Charles home that caught fire … Read more ›

A driver uses a cellphone in Evanston in 2010. (Chris Walker, Chicago Tribune)

Ban on cell use while driving could go statewide

Drivers throughout Illinois would not be able to use hand-held cell phones when behind the wheel under a measure making its way through the Illinois … Read more ›

Single-vehicle crash claims life of 22-year-old

Daily Herald reports: A 22-year-old St. Charles woman who crashed into a utility pole and died on New Years’s Eve in Campton Hills had a … Read more ›