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Crime and Courts

  • Crystal Lake woman gets new puppy after dog was killed by drunken driver

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Laura Johnson’s new best friend is fearless.She’s also covered in fur, weighs about 1 ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Woodstock-area Baptist ex-pastor denies child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former Woodstock-area pastor was arraigned Tuesday on charges that he possessed child pornography on his computer.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Cary police receive reports of vehicle burglaries

    CARY – The Cary Police Department is reminding residents to keep their vehicles locked at all times after several vehicle burglaries were reported ove ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:03 am
  • Crystal Lake attorney selected as McHenry County associate judge

    WOODSTOCK – Crystal Lake attorney Michael E. Coppedge was selected to fill one of two vacancies on the local bench.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Richmond man admits to fracturing infant daughter's legs, rib

    WOODSTOCK – A Richmond man admitted Monday to fracturing his daughter’s legs and ribs, although he maintains the injuries were the result of an accide ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Police: McHenry man shot to death in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Chicago police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old McHenry man. Hector ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Lake in the Hills' extra Labor Day enforcement results in 7 arrests

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Seven people were arrested, and 42 tickets were issued over the days leading up to the Labor Day holiday, the village said.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County courts avoiding lack of court reporters with technology

    WOODSTOCK – An early embrace of recording technology helped McHenry County’s courts avoid the court reporter shortage that is hamstringing other judic ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Lakemoor police use naloxone to save man suspected of heroin overdose

    LAKEMOOR – Lakemoor police used naloxone to save a 27-year-old man suspected of overdosing on heroin Thursday, police said.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Ex-ISU student found guilty of DUI in death of CLS grad

    A former Illinois State University student faces up to 29 years in prison after he was found guilty this week of felony aggravated driving under the i ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Man busted after signing up for Binny's card while buying $3,600 in alcohol on stolen credit card, police say

    ST. CHARLES – A man who bought more than $3,600 in alcohol from a St. Charles shop faces felony charges on accusations he did so with a stolen credit ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Ex-Algonquin man found guilty of murdering parents in Cary-area home

    WOODSTOCK – Michael W. Romano knew details only the killer would know, a juror said after the jury handed down a guilty verdict Thursday morning.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Fox Lake police officer shot with his own gun, signs of struggle at scene, investigators say

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was shot twice with his own gun, Lake County investigators said Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 12:49 am
  • Crystal Lake man charged with burglary in jewelry store break-in

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 49-year-old Crystal Lake man is charged with breaking into Nelson's Jewelry and stealing several pieces of jewelry from the store's d ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Jury begins deliberations in ex-Algonquin man's double-murder trial

    After closing arguments late Wednesday afternoon, the jury began deliberations on the four counts of first-degree murder the former Algonquin man face ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:07 am
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