Crime and Courts news
A Sterling man who was shot multiple times Aug. 9 in Rock Falls was arrested Thursday and charged with home invasion and criminal trespass, Chief Dave Pilgrim said in a news release.
A former Sterling man who is facing a felony weapons charge in Whiteside County also was charged Wednesday with threatening to kill two Reagan Middle School students over social media.
The family of a Dixon man who died Saturday of injuries suffered when he exited a moving car during a fight with the driver has set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for his funeral expenses.
Police Monday identified a Dixon man who they say “exited” a moving vehicle during a fight with the impaired driver early Saturday and died of his injuries.
The investigation into the murder of two men at Gippers Sports Pub and Eatery in unincorporated Coal City early Saturday morning remains ongoing.
The body of a 69-year-old Chicago man was recovered Friday following a search begun after he last was seen Sept. 17 on his motorcycle on U.S. 6 east of the mobile home park in Seneca, the Grundy County Coroner’s Office said in a press release issued Saturday.
A man who “exited” a moving vehicle during a fight with the impaired driver early Saturday died of his injuries, and the driver is in custody, Dixon police said in a news release.
Two people were killed in a shooting Saturday morning at Gippers Sports Club & Eatery in Coal City, according to police.
A 67-year-old bicyclist from Clinton, Iowa was hit and killed Wednesday on state Route 78/Waller Road near Fulton, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release Friday.
A Minooka man has been charged with possession of child pornography after a tip from the National Center for missing and exploited children, according to police.
A Milledgeville man's trial is postponed three more months.
Homeowners and renters in the unincorporated neighborhood of Yeowardsville, off U.S. Route 30 just east of Rock Falls city limits, could be facing misdemeanor charges if they don’t clean up their trashy yards.
Officers found the guns inside the man's vehicle outside McBride’s Pub and Grille after responding to a report of him violating a protective order from a woman he's charged with battering, police said.
The trial of a Milledgeville man accused of driving with a BAC nearly three times the legal limit when hit a car in August 2018, resulting in the death of the driver three days later, is postponed three more months.
An 18-year-old Polo man pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of having pornographic photos and videos of children younger than 13 on his cellphone.