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  • Huntley police investigating reported armed robbery of 7-11

    HUNTLEY – Authorities are investigating the reported armed robbery of a local 7-11 that occurred early Saturday morning, according to a news release f ...
    April 30, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Woodstock's 9 siblings join him in animal shelter care in Gilberts

    WOODSTOCK – The puppy reportedly discovered in a duct-taped pillow case near Route 14 last week is not an only child.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Wonder Lake woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – A 23-year-old Crystal Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected morphine overdose death in Wonde ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Hebron Village President John Jacobson pleads not guilty to drug, firearms charges

    WOODSTOCK – Hebron Village President John Jacobson on Tuesday formally denied drug and firearms charges based on allegations that police found cocaine ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Marengo man accused of shooting Woodstock man with BB gun at golf course

    MARENGO – A Marengo man was charged with battery in a Monday incident in which another man was shot twice in the hand with a BB gun at the 18th hole o ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Woodstock man pleads guilty to cyberstalking 16-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man to one year of probation after he admitted to cyberstalking a 16-year-old girl.
    April 25, 2016 - 6:38 pm
  • Cary police charge homeowner with arson of house in pre-foreclosure

    CARY — A Cary man is charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire that left a vacant two-story home uninhabitable, police said.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock police: Puppy abandoned in sealed pillowcase near Route 14

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a puppy was placed in a pillowcase secured with duct tape and abandoned near Route ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:54 pm
  • McHenry County sheriff will handle Bull Valley 911 calls when police are off

    BULL VALLEY – Two weeks after eliminating the police chief position, Bull Valley officials are letting residents know their emergency calls will recei ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • McHenry County sheriff continues overhaul of jail operations

    WOODSTOCK – An ongoing overhaul of McHenry County Jail operations that included slashing the number of staff, reducing the cost of contracts and incre ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Florida fugitive fatally shot near Antioch shot himself in head, Lake County Coroner's Office says

    ANTIOCH – The Florida fugitive fatally shot outside an Antioch-area tavern last weekend shot himself in the head during an incident involving four McH ...
    April 23, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Wonder Lake man accused of shooting neighbor's cat with BB gun

    WONDER LAKE – A Wonder Lake man was charged with animal cruelty this week stemming from an April 6 incident where he allegedly shot his neighbor's cat ...
    April 25, 2016 - 1:20 pm
  • Judge may dismiss misconduct charges against ex-McHenry County coroner

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will decide whether to dismiss official misconduct charges against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz.
    April 21, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Cary man fired gun into the ground as scare tactic, police say

    CARY – A 27-year-old Cary man faces a misdemeanor charge after police said he fired three bullets into the ground to scare a man who had been outside ...
    April 22, 2016 - 1:01 am
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