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  • 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
  • Harvard man arrested in 6th DUI charge after Marengo incident

    WOODSTOCK – A Harvard man with a history of DUI convictions was arrested this week on an outstanding warrant for an alleged sixth offense.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Jared Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

    INDIANAPOLIS – Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Full court won't rehear ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal

    CHICAGO — A full appellate court in Chicago will not rehear the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption convictions.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Woodstock city councilman, bar owner Dan Hart acquitted of DUI charge

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock city councilman and local bar owner was acquitted Tuesday on a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge, but a judge fou ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Lawyer: Alleged assault prompted by Prophet Muhammed cartoon

    CHICAGO – A 21-year-old suburban Chicago man awaiting trial on terrorism charges faced new allegations Tuesday that he attacked a fellow inmate who hi ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • Michael Jordan tells jury he values his image, likeness 'preciously'

    CHICAGO — Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan testified Tuesday that his image is precious to him, which is why he filed a lawsuit against a grocery st ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 1:40 pm
  • Grafton Township violated Freedom of Information Act, Lake in the Hills resident says

    WOODSTOCK – A Grafton Township official violated the Freedom of Information Act, a Lake in the Hills resident claims in civil lawsuit recently filed i ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Police investigating armed robbery of McHenry liquor store

    McHENRY – No one was injured during an armed robbery at a McHenry liquor store Saturday, police said.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • New Illinois law changes procedure for inmates with psychological issues

    WOODSTOCK – A new law will end what a local legislator calls an “unproductive and expensive cycle” within the state’s criminal courts.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Iron Justice fundraiser to benefit McHenry boy with eye cancer

    WOODSTOCK – Iron Justice Motorcycle Club is hosting a fundraising ride Saturday to benefit a local boy diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Michael Jordan lawyer: Star's name worth $480M to Nike

    CHICAGO — Michael Jordan's lawyer told jurors Wednesday at a civil trial over the unauthorized use of the star's name in a steak ad that the market va ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 5:17 pm
  • Ruling overturning Woodstock murder conviction in pimped wife case challenged

    The appellate ruling that overturned a murder conviction for a former Woodstock man faces a legal challenge now that prosecutors have asked for recons ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 12:16 am
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