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  • Deadly Cairo bank holdup hearing set for Illinois man

    BENTON, Ill. — A man accused of fatally stabbing two southern Illinois bank workers and critically wounding a third during a botched robbery has been ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Former Hebron police officer denies new drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former Hebron police officer already facing weapons charges, denied new allegations that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with DUI after car vs. motorcycle crash

    A Crystal Lake man was charged with driving under the influence and improper lane usage after his car crashed into a motorcycle on Saturday evening in ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • Former sheriff's sergeant faces sentencing this week; feds ask for 50 years

    ROCKFORD – Ahead of a sentencing hearing next week, federal prosecutors are asking a former McHenry County Sheriff’s sergeant be sentenced to 50 years ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • 2 Woodstock residents charged with burglarizing Crystal Lake church

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two Woodstock residents were charged with breaking into and stealing from a Crystal Lake church, police said.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • McHenry man guilty in domestic battery trial

    WOODSTOCK – It took jurors about an hour Wednesday to find a McHenry man guilty of aggravated domestic battery.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Oakwood Hills power plant opposition attorney hurt in McHenry pit bull attack

    McHENRY – The attorney representing Oakwood Hills residents in their lawsuit against a proposed natural gas power plant was injured Tuesday evening in ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Woodstock man accused of stealing breast pumps from Medela, selling them on eBay

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man is facing felony charges for allegedly stealing a few hundred thousand dollars worth of breast pumps and accessories from ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Police bust Wonder Lake home for alleged indoor pot operation

    WOODSTOCK – Three Wonder Lake residents are facing felony drug charges after police allege they were growing marijuana out of their home.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Appellate court tosses McHenry County sex conviction; former Big Brother can't be retried

    WOODSTOCK — In a rare decision, the Illinois Appellate Court overturned a McHenry County sex abuse case, and said that because the evidence leading to ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Lake in the Hills man denies child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man is denying allegations he possessed child pornography. Joseph N ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 12:50 am
  • Facing weapons charges, former Hebron cop indicted for allegedly selling drugs

    WOODSTOCK – An embattled former police officer is facing new felony charges alleging that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Marengo man charged with aggravated sexual abuse

    MARENGO – After about a monthlong investigation, a 24-year-old man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, police said Friday.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • District 155 must go through Crystal Lake zoning process for bleachers

    WOODSTOCK – The Gators were allowed to play football in Crystal Lake South’s home opener Friday despite a judge’s determination that bleachers at the ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Belvidere man admits to role in attempted armed robbery near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – A Belvidere man admitted to his role in an attempt to rob a Garden Prairie man that ended in an exchange of gunfire near Marengo.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
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