Crime and Courts

  • Round Lake Beach man found not guilty but insane in murder case

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found that a Round Lake Beach man was legally insane when he crossed into oncoming traffic and drove head on into a ...
    April 24, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Woodstock sex offender arrested for giving police wrong address

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday after providing police with false information regarding his address.
    April 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Elgin man charged with sexual assault, Woodstock police say

    WOODSTOCK –An Elgin man was charged with felony sexual assault for an incident at a Woodstock motel, Woodstock police said.
    April 22, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Probation ordered after police standoff

    WOODSTOCK – A man who authorities said pointed a gun at McHenry County Sheriff's deputies and then was shot at by police, avoided jail time under an a ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Three arrested following marijuana seizure

    UNION – Two Union residents and a Barrington man were arrested following the seizure of six pounds of marijuana.
    April 18, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Sorenson found guilty of armed robbery

    WOODSTOCK – After an hour of deliberation, jurors Wednesday returned a guilty verdict for a 2012 armed robbery.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • Former girlfriend: surveillance photo was Crystal Lake man

    WOODSTOCK – The former girlfriend of Eric Sorenson took one look at a surveillance photo believed to be the Crystal Lake man – gun in hand, standing a ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Man charged with vehicle burglary in McHenry

    McHENRY – A 20-year-old man has been charged with four counts of burglary to a motor vehicle, police said in a news release.
    April 15, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Man charged with criminal trespass in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 20-year-old man has been charged with criminal trespass to a residence after he broke into two houses Saturday, police said in a news ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Jury selection finished in CL armed robbery trial

    WOODSTOCK – Jury selection wrapped up Monday for a Crystal Lake man accused of robbing a CVS pharmacy at gunpoint.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Petting zoo owner gives up last 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Bond remains at $80,000 for Woodstock teen accused of sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge rejected a bond reduction for one of four teens accused in a sexual assault; a video of which was later posted to F ...
    April 15, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Settlement reached in jail suicide lawsuit

    A report dated March 14, 2005, gave insight into Hassiba Belbachir’s mental state while the Algerian-born asylum seeker was detained at the McHenry Co ...
    April 12, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Petting zoo owner might have to post cash for care of 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES –A hearing is scheduled next week on whether a petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty should have to post $3,555 for 30 days of ca ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:48 am
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