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  • Lakemoor plans Super Bowl weekend driving crackdown

    LAKEMOOR – The police department will conduct special patrols for Super Bowl weekend, cracking down on alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers, Chief David ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • Island Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Mundelein man's death

    A 28-year-old Island Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected heroin overdose death in Mundelein, police an ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • Harvard police seek help after string of car damages, break-ins

    HARVARD – Harvard police are investigating a string of crimes that involved six cars being damaged, broken into and, in one case, stolen over the cour ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • McHenry County police train to assist residents with mental illness

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The calls are common at the Crystal Lake Police Department: A man is walking in circles talking to himself.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's pension could still go to widow, expert says

    FOX LAKE – Despite her recent indictment on felony money laundering charges, the widow of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz could still ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Ex-Prairie Grove cop charged with DUI after crashing patrol SUV on duty

    PRAIRIE GROVE – A part-time Prairie Grove police officer resigned after he allegedly crashed his patrol SUV into a pole while drunk and on duty, an in ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Not enough evidence to charge Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's son

    CHICAGO – Investigators did not find enough evidence to charge the son of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz with financial crimes even t ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • Dennis Hastert’s hush-money sentencing delayed until April

    CHICAGO – A federal judge agreed Thursday to delay Dennis Hastert’s sentencing in a hush-money case after his attorney said the former U.S. House Spea ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Crime mugs for January 2016 in McHenry County area

    McHenry County-area crime mugs for January 2016 ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Wonder Lake man charged with predatory criminal sexual assault

    WONDER LAKE – A 21-year-old man from Wonder Lake was arrested Jan. 22 for multiple counts of predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow indicted in money laundering investigation

    A grand jury has indicted Melodie Gliniewicz, widow of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, for a role investigators say she played launderin ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Man who stole 22 pallets of beer from McHenry distributor in 2012 sentenced

    A few years after 22 pallets of Miller beer were stolen from a McHenry distributor, a Melrose Park man was sentenced to three years in prison after pl ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Huntley police asking for help in suspicious incident involving child

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident in which a girl was asked to get into a car, according to a Nixle alert ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Crystal Lake cop involved in police shooting is McHenry County Officer of the Year

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In a time when the use of police force is under high levels of scrutiny nationwide, the actions of a Crystal Lake officer in a recent p ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Fox Lake to appoint interim deputy police chief who worked in Roselle

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake trustees are slated to take another step in restructuring the village's police department by appointing a retired police officer w ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
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