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  • McHenry man fails to appear for sex crime sentencing, judge gives 24 years

    WOODSTOCK – A no-bond warrant was issued for a McHenry man who, if apprehended, will spend the next 20 years in prison for sex acts committed with a y ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man's child pornography charges reduced, autism treatment ordered

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man must attend treatment for his autism diagnosis, as part of a sentencing agreement stemming from child pornography ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Algonquin, Lake in the Hills police looking for information on graffiti

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills and Algonquin police departments are looking for information on those responsible for a series of blue spray ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court takes on Crystal Lake South bleachers case

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case between the city of Crystal Lake and Community High School District 155 over the ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Harvard man found guilty of predatory sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 37-year-old Harvard man faces 15 to 67 years in prison after he was found guilty on Wednesday of predatory sexual assault and aggravated ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • McHenry Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer charged with child pornography

    McHENRY – A Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer is facing child porn charges after a months-long investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Trial for Harvard man accused of sexually assaulting 9-year-old girl begins with recorded call

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys prosecuting sex crime allegations against a Harvard man involving a 9-year-old girl played for a judge Tuesday a recorded cellph ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Guilty plea entered in Crystal Lake man's sex abuse case

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man set to stand trial Monday instead pleaded guilty to a sex charge against him.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Man accused of sex crimes after impregnating Marengo teen gets probation

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old man was given two years of probation after he admitted to a sex crime involving a teenager.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Judge revokes bond for Harvard man facing charges in alleged drug ring out of bar

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sent a Harvard man with an extensive criminal history back to jail after police said he violated the terms of his p ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 10:25 am
  • Crystal Lake South grad, 20, hit by car at Illinois State University remains on life support

    A 2012 graduate of Crystal Lake South High School remains on life support as of Tuesday morning after being struck by a car Saturday at Illinois State ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Woodstock police investigating gunshots fired in possible gang-related incident

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department is investigating after gunshots were fired through a front window of a residence in an incident believed t ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Woodstock police investigating shots fired

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock Police are investigating a call for shots fired toward a home. There were no i ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 8:21 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 ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:16 am
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