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  • Loaded 9mm handgun found in Woodstock post office

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police responded Friday to the U.S. Post Office to investigate a loaded handgun that was found in the lobby, Woodstock Police Ch ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • Crystal Lake joins drunken driving crackdown over Super Bowl weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Special patrols will be on the lookout for impaired drivers this Super Bowl weekend, the Crystal Lake Police Department said in a news ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake to pursue fines over Crystal Lake South bleacher zoning violations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The multi-year lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers has cost the city of Crystal Lake about $250,000.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Ex-McHenry County assistant state's attorney charged with felony theft

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County assistant state's attorney faces felony theft charges after she allegedly stole more than $10,000 from several acc ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • Crime mugs for February 2016 in McHenry County area

    McHenry County-area crime mugs for February 2016 ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Ex-Prairie Grove cop indicted on official misconduct for on-duty DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – The former Prairie Grove police officer accused of crashing his patrol SUV into a pole while drunk on duty has been charged with official ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Wauconda man charged with 3 misdemeanors after 5-hour police standoff

    WAUCONDA – The 26-year-old Wauconda man who sparked a five-hour standoff with police Wednesday faces three misdemeanor charges, police said.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Huntley High School student removed from school after threat overheard

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student was removed from school Thursday after a conversation involving a student threatening to bring a weapon to sch ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • Police discover child pornography, drugs in Fox Lake couple's home

    FOX LAKE – An investigation spanning several weeks led to Lake County authorities discovering hundreds of child pornography videos, an array of drugs ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty

    FOX LAKE – The widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty to felony money laundering and misuse of charitable funds c ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake business owner sentenced for hiding $80K during bankruptcy

    ROCKFORD – A former Bull Valley man and Crystal Lake business owner was sentenced to nine months in federal prison for hiding more than $80,000 in ass ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • McHenry teens accused of kidnapping boy in plot to recover stolen pot

    McHENRY – Three 19-year-old men from McHenry allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old boy in what police said was a plot to persuade the boy’s 13-year-old fr ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Fox River Grove man charged with DUI after crashing into building with girl in van

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Fox River Grove man was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the life of a child after he drove 4 feet into a bui ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man accused of mailing 18 pounds of pot from California sentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A former Crystal Lake man accused of shipping marijuana through the mail was sentenced to prison and recommended for boot camp as part of ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Fox Lake woman cited after striking ambulance, gas meter on home

    FOX LAKE – A Fox Lake woman was cited after police said she drove away after striking the gas meter on a home and struck an ambulance while returning ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:26 pm
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