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  • Harvard man accused of fondling minor

    HARVARD – A Harvard man is accused of fondling an underage female.According to blotter provided by H ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Former Cary man admits fondling 4-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old faces three to seven years in prison after admitting Thursday to allegations that he fondled a young girl.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • McHenry County Circuit court to start e-file for criminal case documents

    WOODSTOCK – Beginning next month, McHenry County's Circuit Clerk will accept electronic filings in criminal cases, making it one of only a handful of ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Woodstock teen found drunk with loaded handgun, police say

    WOODSTOCK –A Woodstock teen was charged after being found with a handgun during a police response Sunday, Woodstock police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Woodstock man allegedly strangled teen he accused of stealing medication, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A 29-year-old Woodstock man faces battery charges after allegedly choking someone he accused of stealing medication.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Woodstock police: Wisconsin registered child sex offender preyed on girl

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, man with two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a girl younger than 17 ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Eighteen apply for second open McHenry County judgeship

    WOODSTOCK – Eighteen attorneys have filed petitions for the second vacancy on the local bench as interviewing for both open spots will begin this week ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Former Hebron police sergeant found guilty on weapons charge

    WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department's leadership " ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Trial begins for former Hebron officer accused of possessing guns from evidence room

    WOODSTOCK – In rendering guilty verdicts for a former Hebron police sergeant, a McHenry County judge called the small police department’s leadership “ ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • McHenry man sentenced for predatory sexual assault of 12-year-old girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced to six years in prison for a sex act with a minor. Ciriaco J ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Man killed in Wauconda convenience store robbery, police say

    WAUCONDA – A Wauconda convenience store clerk fatally shot a masked man attempting to rob the store Sunday, police said.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • McHenry County minister arrested on child porn charges in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area pastor was arrested Friday after police found child pornography on his computer, McHenry County Sheriff’s Office official ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Kane County to represent McHenry County in battle over ex-coroner’s legal fees

    WOODSTOCK – The presumed attorney for former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz blasted the legal system for what he described as dragging its feet ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Fox Lake police chief, officer placed on leave after investigation into altercation

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Police Chief Michael Behan and a Fox Lake police officer have been placed on paid administrative leave after a village investigati ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Former Algonquin resident charged in 2014 murder, taken into custody in Colorado

    ALGONQUIN – Two men, formerly of Algonquin and Lake in the Hills, have been charged in a case involving the murdering and robbing of a Bartlett man, a ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 2:04 pm
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