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  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this past week indicted these people on these charges:• Edwa ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Woodstock police officer facing DUI charge from Lake County crash placed on leave

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer facing a drunken driving charge after a crash in Round Lake Beach has been put on administrative leave.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 5:51 pm
  • Zion man gets 28 years in prison for providing fatal dose of heroin to Algonquin woman

    WOODSTOCK — A Zion man was sentenced to 28 years in prison Friday for the drug-induced homicide of 21-year-old Algonquin resident Danielle Barzyk.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Crime mugs for February 2017 in the McHenry County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Woodstock man found dead amid child sex investigation

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock man found dead in his apartment earlier this week with a self-inflicted injury was being investigated by the Woodstock Police ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 6:06 pm
  • Ex-Carpentersville man convicted after threatening woman with gun

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A former Carpentersville man faces six to 60 years in prison after he was found guilty of threatening to kill a woman and shooting a ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:42 am
  • Elgin man arrested in Cary battery where man put hand over woman's mouth, said 'go to sleep'

    CARY – An Elgin man has been arrested after allegations that he entered a woman’s Cary business, put his hand over her mouth and told her to “go to sl ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • 7 Algonquin businesses fined for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Seven Algonquin businesses were fined for selling alcohol to minors, Algonquin Police Chief John Bucci said.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Woodstock police officer faces DUI charge after Lake County crash

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in a single-vehicle crash that knocked over a utility pole ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:53 am
  • Police accuse Fox River Grove brothers of selling drugs

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Two Fox River Grove men face felony drug charges after a monthlong investigation by the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Ta ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Ex-Oakwood Hills man faces child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man will be in court Thursday facing 10 counts of child pornography charges.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this past week indicted these people on these charges:• Jaso ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets will not be criminally charged

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets in school will not be criminally charged, the McHenry County State’s Attorney ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Court overturns Elmhurst man's conviction in McHenry County arson case

    ELGIN – The Illinois Appellate Court has overturned the 2014 arson conviction of an Elmhurst man found guilty of setting a fire that destroyed two car ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
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