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  • Algonquin man arrested on heroin, morphine charges

    An Algonquin man was arrested this week in Kane County for possession of heroin and morphine.Antoni ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Chicago torture case: 'Where was the sense of decency?' Judge orders defendants held without bond

    CHICAGO – Four defendants accused of taunting and torturing a mentally ill Crystal Lake man and streaming it live on Facebook will be held without bon ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:39 am
  • Ex-Woodstock cop accused of illegal search won't face perjury charge

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office will not pursue perjury charges against an ex-Woodstock police officer who is being sued for ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Trial set for Wauconda man facing drug-induced homicide charge in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – A Wauconda man who allegedly sold a fatal dose of heroin that killed a Port Barrington man will face a jury in March.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • Police arrest 2 in Woodstock car burglary investigation

    WOODSTOCK – Two men were charged Tuesday with allegedly burglarizing motor vehicles in Woodstock.Woo ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 12:29 am
  • McHenry man killed in Wisconsin shooting; 2 in custody

    McHENRY – A McHenry man and an East Troy, Wisconsin, man are in custody at the Walworth County Jail in Wisconsin for their alleged connection to an Ea ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • Crystal Lake teen assaulted on Facebook Live likely not targeted because of his race, Chicago Police say

    Chicago police said Thursday they don't believe a man beaten in an assault broadcast live on Facebook was targeted because he was white despite profan ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 2:48 pm
  • Woodstock man admits to shaking 4-month-old son

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man could be headed to prison after he admitted to "violently" shaking his 4-month-old son.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake police snag impaired, distracted drivers during holiday traffic enforcement

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police snagged one impaired driver and about three dozen distracted ones during a holiday safety crackdown.
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • New Year's is worst day for drunken driving of year, group says

    Sunday could be a busy day for McHenry County police departments as they crack down on impaired driving offenses over the holidays.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Pedestrian dies after Lake in the Hills police sergeant, Hebron trustee accused of DUI

    A Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, woman who authorities said was struck by an intoxicated Lake in the Hills police sergeant and Hebron trustee has died.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Crystal Lake police investigating GameStop armed robbery

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night at GameStop.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Lake in the Hills police sergeant, Hebron trustee accused of drunken driving, hitting pedestrian

    A Lake in the Hills police sergeant and candidate for Hebron village president has been accused of driving while intoxicated and striking a pedestrian ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 11:44 pm
  • McHenry County native killed in Libertyville shooting remembered as talented athlete, hard worker

    Friends and loved ones are remembering a Marian Central Catholic High School graduate and Libertyville resident who was fatally shot last weekend.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • St. Charles man headed to prison after buying Huntley business

    A St. Charles man charged with wire fraud and evading income taxes was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday after a transaction involving a Huntley b ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:04 am
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