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  • Defense seeks dismissal of drug-induced homicide charge against Zion man

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a Zion man charged with drug-induced homicide is seeking to have the charge against his client dropped.
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 2:43 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man gets supervision, public service for threatening rap video

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man once facing a felony charge of threatening a police officer received six months of supervision under a recent plea ...
    Oct. 9, 2015 - 10:50 am
  • Judge won’t reduce bond for McHenry man charged with sexually assaulting girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man charged with sexually assaulting a minor will stay in jail until he posts $8,000, a judge decided Wednesday.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:06 am
  • Woodstock lawyer selected as McHenry County Associate Judge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County's 22nd Judicial Circuit judges have selected a Woodstock attorney to fill the second vacancy on the local bench.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:06 am
  • Marengo police investigate possible heroin OD death

    MARENGO – Marengo police say they are investigating the possible heroin overdose death of a woman who was found unconscious in a home Tuesday night.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 1:08 am
  • 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 ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • 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
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