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  • Lakewood man charged with sexual exploitation of Crystal Lake minor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Lakewood man has been charged with felony grooming after he solicited sexual conduct from a minor, according to police department new ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Chicago man charged with heroin possession close to Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A Chicago man faces felony drug possession charges after Kane County sheriff's police said they found him with more than 200 grams of heroin ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Hampshire woman accused of using beer bottle as weapon in St. Charles bar fight

    ST. CHARLES – A Hampshire woman faces felony charges after she injured another woman’s face with a glass beer bottle at a downtown establishment, acco ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:19 am
  • Woodstock Police to conduct special enforcement on distracted drivers

    WOODSTOCK – Police in Woodstock will be on the lookout for distracted drivers during a special enforcement this month.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Woodstock teen sent to jail for arrest while on bond for sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock High School teenager accused of sexually assaulting a girl and posting footage online will spend 48 hours behind bars for pick ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • Spring Grove man beaten; 2 Kenosha men arrested after Halloween weekend altercation

    KENOSHA – A 48-year-old Spring Grove man was beaten and two Wisconsin men arrested after an altercation early Sunday morning at a Kenosha, Wisconsin, ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • Bolingbrook soccer coach accused of sending inappropriate texts

    BOLINGBROOK (AP) — Authorities have charged a northwest Illinois girls soccer coach who they say sent inappropriate text messages to a juvenile.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Crystal Lake woman gets probation for using elderly woman's credit card

    A Crystal Lake woman, who used an elderly woman's credit card, has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution, according to Kane Count ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Rockford man gets 16 years for Marengo-area home invasion

    WOODSTOCK – A Rockford man allegedly armed with a weapon during a McHenry County robbery attempt gone awry was sentenced to 16 years in prison.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police seeking Hobby Lobby shoplifters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department and Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help in solving a retail theft that occurred Thursday.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Former Algonquin man accused of double homicide in parents' shooting blasts attorneys

    WOODSTOCK – Against the advice of his attorney, and warnings from the judge, a former Algonquin man facing a possible life sentence on double homicide ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Psych evaluation set for Holiday Hills man in McHenry County shooting

    WOODSTOCK – An independent psychological evaluation was ordered by the defense team for the man accused of ambushing and wounding two Sheriff's deputi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant gets 45 years for sex crimes with young boy

    WOODSTOCK – A once well-regarded Sheriff's sergeant admitted to sex crimes with a young boy, bringing to an end a crime prosecutors called "despicable ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Off-duty Chicago police officer beaten, robbed

    CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer has been hospitalized with serious injuries after he was beaten and robbed while off duty.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 21-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges, following a two-month investigation that caused police to seize n ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:33 pm
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