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  • Police looking for info on rural McHenry burglaries

    McHENRY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of McHenry County are looking for information regarding several recent burglaries in ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • McHenry man admits to sex act with girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man admitted to a sex act with a young girl and will remain free on bond until his sentencing.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Chicago thieves adopt 'crash-and-grab' tactics to rob stores

    CHICAGO — All the burglars use the same audacious tactics: A vehicle crashes through a storefront in the wee hours and up to six people in dark clothi ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:32 pm
  • Elgin man remains unfit for trial on Woodstock motel rape allegations

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge determined that an Elgin man remains unfit for trial, although his defense attorney argued that Timothy Levis can a ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:11 am
  • Shane Lamb's request for new venue, new prosecutor denied

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected two court filings by Shane Lamb in which he requested that new prosecutors try his case, and that it be mo ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:15 am
  • 2 adults, 1 juvenile charged after Woodstock thrift store burglarized, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Two adults and a juvenile were arrested this week after a Woodstock thrift store was reportedly burglarized Tuesday night, police said.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Holiday Hills man accused of shooting deputies complains of leg injury

    WOODSTOCK – Shackled at the waist, flanked by two corrections officers and wheeled before a judge Friday, Scott B. Peters wailed at the bench asking f ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Rockford man gets 4 years in armed robbery attempt near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – A 30-year-old Rockford man was sentenced Thursday to four years behind bars for his role in an armed robbery attempt gone wrong.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:37 am
  • Crystal Lake man allowed back home after gun incident, police standoff

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man accused of holding a gun to his wife's head, eventually firing the weapon inside the house and conducting what prosecut ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Woodstock woman among 3 charged with robbing man in Carpentersville responding to prostitution ad

    CARPENTERSVILLE – Three people, including a Woodstock woman, were charged Monday after allegedly robbing a man who was responding to a prostitution ad ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Family seeks $1.1M in damages against McHenry County funeral director

    WOODSTOCK – A family is suing the director of a 20-year-old’s funeral for what they called “tragic errors, mistakes, omissions and intentional acts.”
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • Fifth Third Bank robbed in Cary, police say; suspect still at large

    CARY – The hunt for a man who robbed a Cary bank was unsuccessful Monday evening, police said. The C ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • McHenry County Grand Jury Indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State's Attorney's Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Probation, public service ordered in Woodstock horse cruelty case

    WOODSTOCK – In finding a Woodstock woman guilty of animal cruelty, a McHenry County judge determined that she was the only one responsible for its car ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Ex-lawmaker Keith Farnham pleads guilty in child porn case

    CHICAGO – A former Illinois state representative changed his plea to guilty Friday in a child pornography case, admitting that he traded in images o ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:53 pm
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