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  • Island Lake man gets probation for growing peyote

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced an Island Lake man to one year of probation after he admitted to manufacturing peyote.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Crystal Lake drug dealer gets 10 years in prison on drug, burglary charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug and burglary charges.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man formally denied allegations that he sexually abused a female family member on several occasions.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for sexually assaulting 3 children in Carpentersville

    HAMPSHIRE – A Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for repeatedly sexually assaulting three children. 
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Facebook Live case: 4 deny torturing mentally ill Crystal Lake teen

    CHICAGO – The four defendants charged with torturing a Crystal Lake teen who is mentally ill and then broadcasting the incident on Facebook Live all e ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:28 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man faces DUI charge after Crystal Lake crash that damaged dealership

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Lake in the Hills man faces multiple charges after allegedly causing a crash that injured another driver and damaged cars at a local ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake youth baseball coach gets time served for sex offender registry offense

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach Thursday to time served for failing to register as a sex offen ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Judge increases bond to $3M for Spring Grove man accused of murdering wife

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge increased the bond for a Spring Grove man charged with the first-degree murder of his wife.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:23 am
  • Wonder Lake man facing two sets of heroin charges has bond revoked

    WOODSTOCK — A Wonder Lake man facing serious drug charges from two arrests in less than seven months will remain in custody without bond until his cas ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 3:11 pm
  • Woodstock man sentenced to 2 years in prison for fondling woman in lingerie store

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was sentenced to two years in prison after he admitted to fondling a woman in a lingerie store last year.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer found guilty of child porn for recording girl in Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found a Crystal Lake lawyer guilty of a child pornography charge after he found that the lawyer recorded a young te ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Wauconda man charged after 8-hour standoff with police

    WAUCONDA – A Wauconda man who barricaded himself in his home and surrendered after an eight-hour standoff with police was charged Monday. 
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:02 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:59 pm
  • McHenry man facing drug-induced homicide charges

    McHENRY – A 65-year-old McHenry man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with the death of a man who may have ingested heroin bef ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:02 am
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