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Charges dropped against St. Charles brothers over indoor marijuana farm
By Harry Hitzeman
Chicago Daily Herald
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Judge: Search illegal in St. Charles brothers marijuana case
By Harry Hitzeman
Chicago Daily Herald
Friday, July 22, 2016

Trio released while Kane appeals illegal vehicle stop, search
Chicago Daily Herald
Thursday, June 2, 2016
By Harry Hitzeman

Another drug arrest by Kane County deputy declared illegal
By Harry Hitzeman, Chicago Daily Herald
Friday, May 6, 2016

Defense: Kane deputy shows 'sheer bias' in drug traffic stops
Chicago Daily Herald
Harry Hitzeman
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Lawsuit: Kane County police using 'investigative holds,
' asset forfeiture to run racketeering enterprise
Dan Churney
Feb. 19, 2016

Charges dropped in Elgin meth case because of illegal strip search
By Harry Hitzeman
Chicago Daily Herald
February 24, 2016

3 fighting heroin arrest om I-90 in Huntley
By Harry Hitzeman
Kane County Chronicle
February 4, 2016

Defendant asks for special prosecutor in Kane strip search case
By Harry Hitzeman
Defendant asks for special prosecutor in Kane strip search case

Defense attorney: Kane strip-search 'affront' to 4th Amendment
By Harry Hitzeman
Chicago Daily Herald, July 2, 2015

Suspect argues search during Elgin traffic stop was not justified
By Harry Hitzeman
Chicago Daily Herald, July 1, 2015

Charges dropped in $216,000 money laundering arrest in Aurora
By Harry Hitzeman
May 30, 2013

State wants $216,000 seized in Aurora investigation forfeited
By Harry Hitzeman
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Not guilty verdict in 2001 Aurora gang murder case
Chicago Daily Herald, May 8, 2013
By Harry Hitzeman

Aguilar found not guilty of Aurora cold case murder
Aurora Beacon News​
By Erika Wurst, May 8, 2013

Not guilty verdict in Aurora murder trial
By Clifford Ward, May 8, 2013
Special to the Tribune

Auroran found not guilty in 2011 drug sweep
By Matt Hanley
September 30, 2012

Attorney will appeal Vasquez sentence to state Supreme Court
By Matt Hanley
Last Modified: Jun 29, 2012 02:38AM

No matter how you define extraordinary, Vasquez case ‘once in a blue moon’
By Denise Crosby
Aurora Beacon News, Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Drunken driving accident that killed 5 Oswego teens back in court
By Clifford Ward
Special to the Tribune

Woman convicted of killing 5 teens in DUI crash seeks new hearing
By Clifford Ward
Special to the Tribune, May 14, 2012

Woman who killed 5 Oswego teens in 2007 DUI crash appeals sentence
By Harry Hitzeman 
Chicago Daily Herald, May 15, 2012

Vasquez’s attorney appeals for reduced sentence in Oswego crash
By Erika Wurst
Aurora Beacon News, May 15, 2012

Court to hear appeal of Sandra Vasquez sentencing
By Denise Crosby - Aurora Beacon News
Last Modified: Apr 13, 2012 02:36AM

Deja vu in Kane Attempt murder by SUV cases
By Harry Hitzeman
Chicago Daily Herald, October 24, 2011

Aurora not returning money it seized, despite court order
By Clifford Ward, Special to the Tribune
Chicago Tribune, December 8, 2010

Aurora seized $190,000 linked to drug case
By Clifford Ward, Special to the Tribune
Chicago Tribune, December 9, 2010

Aurora: Cash was part of drug probe
By Steve Lord
Aurora Beacon News, December 9, 2010

Aurora brothers claim life saving stolen by police
By Harry Heitzman
Chicago Daily Herald, December 9, 2010

Teen gets probation in death of mom who fell from truck
By Clifford Ward
Chicago Tribune, October 22, 2010

The Sandra Vasquez Case
Extraordinary law leaves DUI sentencing debate wide open
by Denise Crosby - Aurora Beacon, August 22, 2010

The Sandra Vasquez Case
A comprehensive detailed account of the trial
By Tony Scott - The Sentinel-Ledger

The Sandra Vasquez Case
"She is a good person"​
By Erika Wurst - Aurora Beacon News

The Sandra Vasquez Case
"There are no winners"
By Denise Crosby - Columnist, Aurora Beacon News

The Sandra Vasquez Case
"Mistakes add up to tragedy"
By Denise Crosby - Columnist, Aurora Beacon News

Teen acquitted in Huntley Bank robbery
By Charles Keeshan
Chicago Daily Herald, January 29, 2010

Teen acquitted in Huntley bank robbery
By Jillian Duchnowski & Sarah Sutschek
Northwest Herald, January 29, 2010

Batavia man's conviction reversed
Kane County Chronicle
May 26, 2009

Charges dropped in baby's 1996 death
Aurora Beacon News
Saturday, April 25, 2009

St. Charles man porn conviction overturned
Aurora Beacon News
Saturday, April 25, 2009

Court overturns St.Charles man conviction
Kane County Chronicle
Saturday, April 25, 2009

Aurora Murder Trial Continues
Kane County Chronicle
April 5, 2008

Romantic Rival is cleared of weapons charges
Chicago Tribune, January 17, 2008




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