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  • Crystal Lake man jailed on child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A 33-year-old Crystal Lake man remains jailed on allegations that he possessed and reproduced images of child pornography.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Crystal Lake teen accused of intentionally killing kitten during argument

    CRYSTAL LAKE  – An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man is in custody after being arrested for intentionally killing a newborn kitten during an fight with fam ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Ex-Chicago police officer accused of threats in Joe Gliniewicz case pleads not guilty

    The retired Chicago police officer accused of threatening police investigating the death of Fox Lake Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty in Lake ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • $80,000 worth of heroin found near Hampshire in I-90 traffic stop

    HAMPSHIRE – Three individuals from Minnesota were arrested Wednesday after a traffic stop on Interstate 90 yielded 400 grams of heroin, two guns and $ ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Woodstock teen who was stabbed by 16-year-old in fight faces charges

    WOODSTOCK – A week after being stabbed in a fight in the 200 block of Madison Street, a 19-year-old Woodstock man was arrested on charges of attempted ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Fox Lake man suing village says he was targeted in Joe Gliniewicz investigation

    FOX LAKE – A man who claims he was one of several targeted as suspects in the death of police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz has filed a federal civil rights laws ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • 2 Crystal Lake registered sex offenders violate registration laws

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In a recent round of compliance checks, the Crystal Lake Police Department found two registered sex offenders in violation of Illinois' ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:15 pm
  • McHenry County Bar Association celebrates 100 years

    McHenry County’s lawyers appear to have shown their grit from the very beginning.When the local bar ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 12:29 am
  • Bank freezes Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz memorial account

    FOX LAKE – The main memorial bank account created for Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz’s family has been frozen pending the results of the ongoin ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • Michael Coppedge, Jeffrey Hirsch sworn in as McHenry County judges

    WOODSTOCK – Two longtime lawyers stood before their family and peers, rose their right hands and took an oath of office to become McHenry County's new ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Wonder Lake woman charged with drug-induced homicide in Marengo death

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake woman charged with drug-induced homicide is being held in the McHenry County Jail on $1 million bond.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Woodstock teen stabbing victim in stable condition; no charges filed

    WOODSTOCK –  The 19-year-old who was stabbed after an after-school fight Friday is in stable condition and will be reinterviewed by police once he is ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's personnel report highlights 'failure in leadership'

    FOX LAKE – The release of Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz’s personnel file last week not only highlighted a series of disturbing misdeeds by the officer, but it ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Those who donated to Joe Gliniewicz's family deal with Fox Lake fallout

    FOX LAKE – Some of the scores of ribbons and posters have come down in Fox Lake as residents deal with the fallout over news their once beloved “G.I. ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Lake County Sheriff's Office taking over Joe Gliniewicz-tied Fox Lake theft investigation

    FOX LAKE – After the shocking conclusion to the death investigation of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has tak ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:10 am
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