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  • Huntley man charged with sending inappropriate messages to teen girl

    LAKE IN THE HILLS –A 24-year-old Huntley man is facing felony charges after police say he sent inappropriate messages to a 15-year-old girl.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 6:47 pm
  • Bong sparked argument that led to Crystal Lake kitten's death, hearing reveals

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge denied a bond reduction and ordered a psychological evaluation for a Crystal Lake man accused of squeezing to death ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Defense in McHenry fatal DUI case wants to introduce teen victim's toxicology

    WOODSTOCK – Defense attorneys for a man accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a McHenry teen are seeking to introduce evidence that the te ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • IDOT safety instructor, ex-cop charged with arson in Algonquin fires

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator for the Illinois Department of Transportation has been suspended after police charged him with setting a string ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Crystal Lake animal rescue's future unclear after teen accused of killing kitten

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of a Crystal Lake animal rescue is uncertain whether it will stay open as Illinois Department of Agriculture officials review ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Freeze on Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow's bank accounts extended

    WAUKEGAN – The freeze on Melodie Gliniewicz’s bank account was extended Friday, as attorneys issue subpoenas and the ongoing investigation of her late ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Ex-Illinois State University student sentenced for Crystal Lake man's death

    BLOOMINGTON – A former Illinois State University student was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a 20-year-old ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's secret stash of surplus military equipment

    FOX LAKE – The basement that is home to the Fox Lake Police Explorers post looks like disgraced Lt. Joe Gliniewicz was preparing for a zombie apocalyp ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man gets life in prison for Cary-area murder of his parents

    WOODSTOCK – For the death of his parents, Michael W. Romano will never see life outside of prison's walls.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • 3 Chicago men charged in Woodstock residential burglary

    WOODSTOCK – All three suspects believed to be involved in a residential burglary in Woodstock on Wednesday are in custody after the search for the thi ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Defense seeks to ban McHenry-area murder suspect's police interview

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a McHenry-area man accused of murdering his former girlfriend has asked a judge to bar statements he made to auth ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow asking judge to unfreeze bank accounts

    FOX LAKE – A hearing will be Friday on a motion from Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, asking for a judge to rem ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Crystal Lake to participate in statewide Thanksgiving crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE –The Crystal Lake Police Department will be participating in a statewide crackdown on drunken driving and seat belt violations this Than ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Woodstock police looking for burglary suspect, school District 200 lockdown lifted

    WOODSTOCK – Schools were put on soft lockdown Wednesday as Woodstock police searched for a man they say was one of three involved in a residential bur ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:41 am
  • Fox Lake police union responds to Lt. Joe Gliniewicz investigation

    FOX LAKE – The president of the Fox Lake police union spoke out Tuesday on behalf of the department amid the investigation into Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:08 am
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