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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Geneva Man Charged Following Swat Incident

Geneva Man Charged Following Swat Incident

Jacob S. Danmar is accused of firing a gun outside his home on Sept. 3.
Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Girls Gone Wild for a Place to Sleep, Some Tacos and a Guy's Car: OMGPD

Swatting a YouTube celeb, communion juice thievery and a punch-drunk flirter this week in the annals of Chicagoland crime-n-shame.
Aurora Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Aurora Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Victim was shot multiple times, including in the face, police said.
Second Bird Tests Positive This Year for West Nile Virus in Kane Co.

Second Bird Tests Positive This Year for West Nile Virus in Kane Co.

The first bird to test positive for West Nile Virus was found in June in Campton Township.
KFC Robber Shot Employees Who Couldn't Open Cash Register: Police

KFC Robber Shot Employees Who Couldn't Open Cash Register: Police

Three men are charged in connection with the Sept. 4 robbery; investigation also led to the arrest of a woman for two other crimes.
2 Horses Die in Kane Co. Barn Fire

2 Horses Die in Kane Co. Barn Fire

A barn in unincorporated Elgin was destroyed in a Friday afternoon blaze.
Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Woman Swings on Cops with Urine-Soaked Pants: OMGPD

Homeless man steals a Corvette, a mama protects her jailbird son and the peek-from-behind-the-curtain crew this week in crime-n-shame.
Third Suspect Arrested in Aurora KFC Shooting

Third Suspect Arrested in Aurora KFC Shooting

Three male employees were wounded, and a female worker was able to hide before the shooting at the fast-food restaurant, police said.
Three Shot in Attempted Robbery at Aurora KFC: Police

Three Shot in Attempted Robbery at Aurora KFC: Police

Two victims are critically wounded, Aurora police said.
Geneva Man Ends Standoff with Cops Peacefully Wednesday

Geneva Man Ends Standoff with Cops Peacefully Wednesday

Charges may be filed in the Syril Drive incident.
Man Killed in Aurora Motorcycle Crash: Police

Man Killed in Aurora Motorcycle Crash: Police

A 37-year-old woman who was a passenger on the motorcycle was seriously hurt.
Check Your Cheese: Recalled Kraft Slices Could Make You Sick

Check Your Cheese: Recalled Kraft Slices Could Make You Sick

Company says no illnesses have been reported but that a risk exists.
Two Men Attempted to Lure 12-Year-Old Girl in Aurora: Police

Two Men Attempted to Lure 12-Year-Old Girl in Aurora: Police

Two men in a red "beater"-type car approached the girl as she walked to school.
Police: Geneva Man Lied, Said Friends Behind Wheel in Fatal Quarry Crash

Police: Geneva Man Lied, Said Friends Behind Wheel in Fatal Quarry Crash

Mihirtej Boddupalli, 21, of Lisle, and Sajaad Safiullah Syed, 21, of Naperville, were killed in the crash on July 19.
Fire Causes Extensive Damage to St. Charles Restaurant

Fire Causes Extensive Damage to St. Charles Restaurant

The Office Dining and Spirits in St. Charles is expected to be closed for awhile following a Wednesday morning blaze, fire officials said.
More Charges Filed Against Geneva Man in Naperville Drowning Deaths

More Charges Filed Against Geneva Man in Naperville Drowning Deaths

Michael T. Szot now faces nine aggravated DUI charges.
Aurora University Student Sexually Abused Teen in Her Dorm Room: Police

Aurora University Student Sexually Abused Teen in Her Dorm Room: Police

Kelly Moore, 22, alleged abused student during after university "meet and greet."
Coolant Leak Forces St. Charles Meijer to Evacuate

Coolant Leak Forces St. Charles Meijer to Evacuate

The evacuation occurred Wednesday morning at Meijer, 855 S. Randall Road in St. Charles.
Police: Man Drinks Wine on Soccer Field, Drives Vehicle Onto Playground

Police: Man Drinks Wine on Soccer Field, Drives Vehicle Onto Playground

Stephen A. Wake, 65, of Aurora, faces DUI charges following the Monday afternoon incident.
Roadside Safety Check to be Held This Week in Kane Co.

Roadside Safety Check to be Held This Week in Kane Co.

The safety check will be held from 11 p.m. on Aug. 23 until 4 a.m. on Aug. 24 on the I-88 ramp that carries traffic to Route 31.