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  • Crime mugs for May 2016 in McHenry County area

    McHenry County-area crime mugs for May 2016 ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Hebron village president facing cocaine charges could lose his home

    HEBRON – Village President John Jacobson could lose his home this summer after failing to pay three years of property taxes, according to information ...
    May 3, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • McHenry County men arrested after selling cocaine in Lake in the Hills bar, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Four McHenry County men are facing felony drug charges after a joint police investigation found the men were selling narcotics out ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Huntley man gets 2 years in prison for stealing gun vault, credit card

    WOODSTOCK – A Huntley man was sentenced to two years in prison after he admitted to stealing a gun vault and a Discover credit card.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Former employee files civil suit against McHenry County Clerk alleging assault

    WOODSTOCK – A former employee of McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan has sued her for assault, although she made no physical contact with her.
    May 3, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office warns of caller posing as dispatcher

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a recent incident in which a male caller posing as a sheriff's dispatcher left a voic ...
    May 3, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Huntley police investigating reported armed robbery of 7-11

    HUNTLEY – Authorities are investigating the reported armed robbery of a local 7-11 that occurred early Saturday morning, according to a news release f ...
    April 30, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Woodstock's 9 siblings join him in animal shelter care in Gilberts

    WOODSTOCK – The puppy reportedly discovered in a duct-taped pillow case near Route 14 last week is not an only child.
    April 29, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Wonder Lake woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – A 23-year-old Crystal Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected morphine overdose death in Wonde ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Hebron Village President John Jacobson pleads not guilty to drug, firearms charges

    WOODSTOCK – Hebron Village President John Jacobson on Tuesday formally denied drug and firearms charges based on allegations that police found cocaine ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:28 pm
  • Marengo man accused of shooting Woodstock man with BB gun at golf course

    MARENGO – A Marengo man was charged with battery in a Monday incident in which another man was shot twice in the hand with a BB gun at the 18th hole o ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Woodstock man pleads guilty to cyberstalking 16-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man to one year of probation after he admitted to cyberstalking a 16-year-old girl.
    April 25, 2016 - 6:38 pm
  • Cary police charge homeowner with arson of house in pre-foreclosure

    CARY — A Cary man is charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire that left a vacant two-story home uninhabitable, police said.
    April 26, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock police: Puppy abandoned in sealed pillowcase near Route 14

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a puppy was placed in a pillowcase secured with duct tape and abandoned near Route ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:54 pm
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