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  • 2 charged in Algonquin motorcycle crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    ALGONQUIN – Two have been charged with a variety of driving under the influence of alcohol charges after October’s fatal Route 31 crash, Algonquin pol ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • Crystal Lake man gets probation on child pornography charge

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Crystal Lake man to probation after he admitted to possessing child pornography.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Crystal Lake Central High School choir director accused of sex with former students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A former Crystal Lake high school choir director is under investigation for allegedly having sex with former students, police said.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Woodstock police issue dozens of citations during Click It or Ticket campaign

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted Nov. 14 to 27 designed to crack down on drivers ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • 2016 has become a bloody year for American police officers

    Forty-one police officers were killed in the line of duty last year as the result of an intentional act.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:55 pm
  • McHenry man arrested for DUI after ATV crash seriously injures passenger

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was arrested for driving under the influence Tuesday afternoon after an ATV crash sent his passenger to the hospital, accord ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Wonder Lake man gets 6 months jail for killing McHenry teen in DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – In a packed courtroom on the day before Thanksgiving, Carrie Kilpatrick saw the man who admitted to killing her son sentenced to six month ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Chicago man will spend 56 years in prison for killing Island Lake woman in 2014

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Chicago man to 56 years in prison for the “brutal” murder of 48-year-old Karen Scavelli in 2014.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • McHenry man arrested in Lake County on armed violence charge

    McHENRY – A McHenry man facing serious charges in Lake County was arrested by members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team last week.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Judge sentences Huntley man to 9 years in prison for wife's murder

    WOODSTOCK – A Huntley man was sentenced to nine years in prison after he admitted to the second-degree murder of his wife.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake woman charged with stealing purses from shopping carts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake woman has been charged with theft after police said she stole purses from shopping carts at several area stores.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 5:37 pm
  • Woodstock police officer accused of illegal search, traffic stop resigns from department

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock police officer accused of performing an illegally prolonged traffic stop and search in August has left the department.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Judge to decide how long Huntley husband will be in prison for murdering wife

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge soon will decide the fate of a Huntley man who pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of his wife.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Sentencing hearing continues for Huntley man in wife's murder

    WOODSTOCK – Testimony at a sentencing hearing for a Huntley man charged in the first-degree murder of his wife revealed a volatile relationship betwee ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:06 am
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