St. Charles

Emily Czajkowski

Police Locate Missing Girl From St. Charles

A missing teenager from St. Charles has been found, police confirmed on Tuesday morning.


Emily Czajkowski

St. Charles Girl, 14, Vanishes After Missing Dance Class

Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl from west suburban St. Charles who has not been seen since missing a dance class last week.


Denzell Walker (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Teen Escapes Juvenile Detention Facility In St. Charles

Denzell Walker escaped the medium-security Illinois Youth Center, at 3825 Campton Hills Dr., around 10 p.m., according to the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice.


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Fire Official: One Killed In St. Charles Blaze

The fire started about 7:30 a.m. Sunday at a home in the 0-100 block of South Third Avenues, the St. Charles Fire Department said in a statement. A man who lived on the first floor of the rental building called 911 after smelling, and later seeing, heavy smoke.


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Man Charged With DUI After Fatal Head-On Crash

A man is charged with DUI for a head-on crash that killed a 65-year-old woman Friday afternoon in west suburban St. Charles.


The Office Dining & Spirits in St. Charles. (Credit: Facebook)

Fire Causes Major Damage At St. Charles Restaurant

The fire alarm sounded at The Office Dining & Spirits, at 201 E. Main St. in St. Charles, around 6 a.m. Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet said firefighters arrived within a minute, and saw smoke coming from the roof, which was closed at the time.


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4 Kids Drown In 3 Weekend Accidents

The victims included two brothers who drowned in a pit filled with water in Hobart, Ind., Saturday night, prompting their grieving mother to call for more security on the private property where they died.


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Someone You Should Know: Ride Janie Ride Foundation

Eight years ago, a procession of motorcycles gave birth to a tradition that will be celebrated again this weekend. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.


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St. Charles Massage Parlor Worker Charged With Prostitution

Chang-Li Wang was arrested for allegedly offering to perform a sexual act for money on an undercover official who went to the business on behalf of police.


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Man Gets 25 Years For West Suburban Murder

Arthur Manning spoke softly Wednesday as he, once again, placed the blame for Naromi Mannery’s death on Mannery himself.


Michael Huston (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Burglary After Homeowner Shoots Intruder

Michael Huston, 26, faces one count of residential burglary and one count of possession of burglary tools, both felonies.


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Homeowner Shoots Intruder In West Suburbs

A 26-year-old St. Charles man ended up in the hospital Monday when he broke into the wrong house.


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Local Kid Comedian Going For Laughs On ‘America’s Got Talent’

Trevor Burke, a 6th grader at Wredling Middle School, sounded pretty self-confident about his appearance, but he said he’s still a little nervous.

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Police Warn Of Bogus Computer Help Calls

If you get an unsolicited call offering help with your computer – hang up.


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Suburban Man Avoids Bank Account Scam From Phone Hackers

A St. Charles man has avoided being scammed by hackers who apparently commandeered an Alabama telephone number to try to raid bank accounts nationwide.


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Cops: Smash-And-Grab Suspect Couldn’t Keep Track Of Burglaries

A 49-year-old Aurora man told investigators he couldn’t remember all the businesses he broke into because “he had committed so many burglaries.”


Alejandro Garcia. (Credit: Kane County Sheriff's office)

Cops: Man Accidentally Shot Brother, With 2-Year-Old In The Room

Alejandro Garcia of unincorporated South Elgin, told investigators the shooting took place in a bedroom while the child was present, a statement from the Kane County Sheriff’s office said. The 28-year-old now faces multiple felony charges.


"We were all delighted, we all realized we were leaving confusion and nonsense behind and performing our one noble function of the time, move." - Jack Kerouac, On the Road, Part 2, Ch. 6

Drivers Get Eyeful After Electronic Road Sign Is Hacked

The sign near Route 25 and Pearson Road displayed the “B-word,” on one side. And on the other: something about snakes – we’ll leave it at that.


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Missing St. Charles Woman Last Seen In Michigan

Police in St. Charles say a disoriented 89-year-old woman has been missing from her home since yesterday morning – and was last seen this morning in Michigan.


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Police: Man Hit By Truck After Beating Wife’s Friend

A northwest suburban Elgin man was ordered held without bond after he allegedly invaded the home of his estranged wife, used a pipe to beat a man he found there and later was hit by a truck — all on the night of Valentine’s Day.