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  • Rohm and Haas settles with McCullom Lake-area brain cancer cluster plaintiffs

    Rohm and Haas has settled the 33 cancer cluster lawsuits brought against it by McCullom Lake-area residents, ending a legal fight that began more than ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Island Lake man charged with peyote, heroin possession

    WOODSTOCK – An Island Lake man faces multiple drug charges after police officers seized 228 grams of peyote and bags of heroin from his residence.
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Woodstock 18-year-old, 2 juveniles face charges in burglaries

    WOODSTOCK – Three Woodstock residents, one 18-year-old and two juveniles, each were recently charged with multiple offenses after numerous burglaries ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Jury duty raise could mean financial hit for McHenry County

    A new state law raising jury pay to slightly above a pittance could mean big budget headaches for McHenry County.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • ARDC investigates Mario Casciaro prosecutors after witness complains, declines to act further

    WOODSTOCK – The state oversight committee in charge of disciplining lawyers declined to further investigate the McHenry County prosecutors who tried M ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Release McHenry County sheriff's summary of Andrew Zinke report, judge orders

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge ordered the sheriff’s office to release part of an internal investigation report on the office’s former undersherif ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Bond set for Marengo woman in alleged car, poodle theft

    WOODSTOCK – A family dog was caught in the center of a car robbery, but has since been returned to its owners, a McHenry County prosecutor said.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • 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
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