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  • Ingleside man charged with drug induced homicide of Spring Grove woman

    SPRING GROVE – An Ingleside man has been charged with drug induced homicide related to the death of a Spring Grove woman in November.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Investigation Discovery TV special will feature Crystal Lake Bosworth murder

    A 22-year-old McHenry County murder will be featured this weekend on the Investigation Discovery channel.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Bond increased for drug-induced homicide defendant in Port Barrington man's death

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge increased the bond for a man accused of selling a fatal dose of heroin that killed a Port Barrington man.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Former coroner Marlene Lantz's attorney says forgery case has 'political undertones'

    WOODSTOCK – The attorney defending the former McHenry County coroner on official misconduct and forgery charges says the case is “overshadowed with po ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Former McHenry County coroner indicted on official misconduct, forgery charges

    WOODSTOCK – Former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz was indicted Thursday on allegations that for more than 15 years, she never disposed of the re ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Algonquin woman awarded $2.6 million in wrongful death suit

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin woman has been awarded $2.6 million in a wrongful death lawsuit she filed after the death of her husband. Jacqueline Kotlarz ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Richmond man denies putting camera in McHenry Target changing room

    WOODSTOCK – A Richmond man pleaded not guilty Thursday to allegations he placed a video camera in a changing room at the McHenry Target.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Former McHenry County man pleads guilty to 20-year-old sex crime

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man pleaded guilty Thursday to sex crimes that were nearly 20 years old, but his defense attorney said Nathan R. T ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • McHenry man charged with beating, theft near Woodstock bar (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – Police arrested a McHenry man for an attack outside a Woodstock bar that left a Woodstock man with several facial fractures.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Former Crystal Lake man admits to sex abuse, child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – The catalyst for a number of sex charges filed against a former Crystal Lake man turned out to be a computer he sold, prosecutors said.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Fox Lake police, FBI investigate PNC Bank robbery (with video)

    FOX LAKE – A man wearing a surgical mask and dressed in a blue hoodie robbed the PNC Bank in Fox Lake on Tuesday and fled the scene in a red van, auth ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • McHenry County budget vs. higher jury pay: Weighing the scales

    WOODSTOCK – Every Monday, about 130 McHenry County residents are summoned to the courthouse in Woodstock, where on the third floor they line up outsid ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • 5-year-old Hampshire girl killed, Carpentersville teen cited in multi-vehicle crash, police say

    A 5-year-old girl from Hampshire died after a multi-vehicle crash Friday in unincorporated Rutland Township, police said.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Crystal Lake teen: Workout supplement caused false positive drug screen

    WOODSTOCK – A 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman was ordered to spend a weekend in jail after a drug screen turned up positive for cocaine.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • 2 men linked to Algonquin heroin overdose death deny charges

    WOODSTOCK – Two men linked to a fatal heroin overdose both denied the allegations against them Friday morning in McHenry County court.
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:22 am
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