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  • Woodstock man faces felony battery charge after allegedly spitting in judge's face

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man faces a felony aggravated battery charge after spitting in a judge's face Wednesday morning, police said.
    May 25, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Pension Board: Village can weigh in on Joe Gliniewicz's widow's request

    FOX LAKE — The village will have a say in whether the board should award a pension to the widow of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, the Fox Lake ...
    May 25, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • Cary homeowner pleads not guilty to arson charge; judge denies bond reduction

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man is denying allegations that he set fire to a vacant two-story home he owned, leaving it uninhabitable.
    May 24, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • Illinois bill pushes for legal aid for juveniles in murder cases

    SPRINGFIELD – A lawyer would have to be present when police question juveniles younger than 15 in murder or sex offense investigations under a measure ...
    May 24, 2016 - 9:40 pm
  • Fox Lake police warning residents after series of vehicle burglaries

    FOX LAKE – Police are warning residents after a series of burglaries to motor vehicles over the past several weeks.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Tennessee man accused of firing gun during CL dispute

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 23-year-old Tennessee man is being held in McHenry County Jail without bond after police said he fired several shots Monday during an ...
    May 24, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Former Wonder Lake man guilty of sexually assaulting young family member agrees to let conviction stand

    WOODSTOCK – A former Wonder Lake man convicted of sexually assaulting a young family member has agreed to let the conviction stand.
    May 24, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Illinois court could reinstate McHenry County State's Attorney malicious prosecution suit

    WOODSTOCK – An Illinois appellate court panel could reinstate McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s malicious prosecution lawsuit.
    May 22, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Ex-Johnsburg High School employee admits to sex abuse against students

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former Johnsburg High School employee to prison after he admitted in court to having inappropriate cont ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Algonquin woman sentenced to prison for selling heroin

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin woman is headed to prison after she admitted to selling heroin earlier this year.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin overdose pleads guilty to drug charges

    WOODSTOCK — An Algonquin man admitted to selling and possessing heroin, charges that stemmed from the January 2015 drug overdose death of his 21-year- ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Harvard police ID vehicle man may have used to flee from armed robbery

    HARVARD – Police announced Thursday they have identified the vehicle they believe a man used to flee from a Harvard bank after he robbed it at gunpoin ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Recovering addicts offer safe haven at Woodstock sober living home

    WOODSTOCK – When Robin Kellogg walked into a small house on the outskirts of Woodstock last year, he was kicking a heroin addiction and trying to repa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Woodstock rapist who videotaped girl's gang rape resentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge resentenced a Woodstock sex offender to prison after he did not seek recommended treatment and failed to disclose a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Woodstock mother dies after McHenry motorcycle crash

    WOODSTOCK – Before the McHenry crash that ultimately claimed her life, Amy Thornton had been on an excursion with her husband of nearly 19 years discu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
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