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  • Ex-Johnsburg High School employee admits to sex abuse against students

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former Johnsburg High School employee to prison after he admitted in court to having inappropriate cont ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Algonquin woman sentenced to prison for selling heroin

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin woman is headed to prison after she admitted to selling heroin earlier this year.
    May 20, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin overdose pleads guilty to drug charges

    WOODSTOCK — An Algonquin man admitted to selling and possessing heroin, charges that stemmed from the January 2015 drug overdose death of his 21-year- ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Harvard police ID vehicle man may have used to flee from armed robbery

    HARVARD – Police announced Thursday they have identified the vehicle they believe a man used to flee from a Harvard bank after he robbed it at gunpoin ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Recovering addicts offer safe haven at Woodstock sober living home

    WOODSTOCK – When Robin Kellogg walked into a small house on the outskirts of Woodstock last year, he was kicking a heroin addiction and trying to repa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Woodstock rapist who videotaped girl's gang rape resentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge resentenced a Woodstock sex offender to prison after he did not seek recommended treatment and failed to disclose a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • Woodstock mother dies after McHenry motorcycle crash

    WOODSTOCK – Before the McHenry crash that ultimately claimed her life, Amy Thornton had been on an excursion with her husband of nearly 19 years discu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Crystal Lake man accused of drug-induced homicide of Wonder Lake woman gets bond cut in half

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge granted a bond reduction for a Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected m ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Lawyer for disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow seeks dismissal of charges

    WAUKEGAN — A Lake County judge says he will rule next month on a motion to dismiss criminal charges against the widow a suburban Chicago police office ...
    May 17, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • Lake in the Hills teen arrested in Mexico in Elgin kidnapping, torture case, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills teen wanted in connection with the alleged kidnapping and torturing of his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend was arrested and ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Florida man charged with money laundering in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK — A statewide grand jury has indicted a Florida man on money laundering charges in McHenry County.
    May 13, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • Woodstock father accused of shaking 4-month-old gets jail for having contact with son

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man facing aggravated battery charges after police said he violently shook his 4-month-old son will spend two weekends in the ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Undocumented McHenry County-area man maintains innocence ahead of June sentencing

    WOODSTOCK – An undocumented man living in McHenry County who entered a stipulated guilty plea to a charge of raping a family member last year maintain ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Surge of scam calls hit McHenry County households

    Authorities are warning residents of phone scammers impersonating the Internal Revenue Service, and Illinois State Police after seeing a surge in comp ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Moretti's, Lake in the Hills officials talk concerns over cocaine dealing

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials are in communication with Moretti's restaurant representatives about their security concerns after fou ...
    May 12, 2016 - 1:01 am
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