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  • Family sues driver in alleged DUI death of McHenry 17-year-old

    WOODSTOCK – The surviving family members of a 17-year-old killed by an alleged drunken driver has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit.
    April 17, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Judge: McHenry County Sheriff's Office keeps seized Outlaws leather vests, patches

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sided with the government in its forfeiture case against the Outlaw Motorcycle Club, although the attorney for the ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Judicial system wants feedback from McHenry County Courthouse users

    WOODSTOCK – The 22nd Judicial Circuit is joining a statewide effort to gauge the fairness and effectiveness of the court system by conducting a survey ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • 40 years for Lake in the Hills man's 'systematic' sex abuse

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man will spend the next three decades behind bars under a sentence issued Thursday for what a prosecutor described as ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Cary man charged with robbing Fifth Third Bank in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 45-year-old Cary man was charged Thursday with robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Woodstock, after local police arrested him inside a ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Huntley man guilty of body-slamming girlfriend in drug-fueled encounter

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge convicted a 24-year-old Huntley man Wednesday on charges of aggravated domestic battery.
    April 16, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Vandalism leads to water damage, McHenry volunteer-run thrift store closed for repairs

    McHENRY – The Pink Door Thrift Shop is closed because of water damage caused by vandalism to the building’s roof, the property owner said.
    April 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock police searching for Fifth Third Bank robbery suspect (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – The man suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank in Crystal Lake last month robbed a Fifth Third branch in Woodstock on Wednesday, the FBI ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Crystal Lake South teacher charged with soliciting sex in prostitution sting resigns

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake South High School teacher has resigned two months after he was charged with soliciting sex during a prostitution sting i ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Probation, 10-year registry ordered in Wonder Lake sex offense

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man received a two-year term of probation after pleading guilty to charges that he had sexual contact with a minor.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • McHenry County deputies sue Scott Peters, aunt over shooting injuries

    WOODSTOCK – Two McHenry County sheriff’s deputies injured in the line of duty are suing the man accused of shooting them and the woman who allegedly g ...
    April 11, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Harvard man gets 22 years for sex act with girl

    WOODSTOCK – Standing before a packed courtroom, a Harvard man convicted of sexually assaulting a young girl told the judge he loved the victim and he ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • 38 years ordered for former Crystal Lake man's pornography, sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – In sentencing a former Crystal Lake man to more than three decades behind bars, a McHenry County judge called the sex crimes he committed ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Prairie Grove police warn of phone scam

    PRAIRIE GROVE – An alert has been released by the Prairie Grove Police Department warning residents about a phone scam, according to a Nixle alert.
    April 9, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Scott Peters defense: No uniformed cops at trial for allegedly shooting deputies

    WOODSTOCK – Defense attorneys for the man accused of firing at and injuring McHenry County sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday the presence of uniformed ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:33 am
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