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  • Forum in Fox Lake to focus on crime victims' rights, Marsy's Law

    FOX LAKE – An upcoming public forum will help victims of crimes understand their rights when they step foot into a courtroom.
    June 21, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • More charges for ex-McHenry County coroner over unburied fetuses

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury Thursday indicted embattled former coroner Marlene Lantz on allegations that she failed to bury an additional ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Woodstock man charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of teen

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse Thursday, according to a news release from Woodstock pol ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Woodstock wife charged with harassing girl in husband's sexual assault case

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock woman is accused of harassing the minor witness in a sex case involving her husband.
    June 19, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • McHenry man takes plea deal for beating man outside Woodstock bar

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced to four years in prison for beating a man outside a Woodstock bar.
    June 19, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • McHenry County court costs balloon fines with variety of fees

    Tom Venezio tends to drive a little too fast. His lead foot caught up with him in January 2014, when ...
    June 18, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court: 22nd Circuit can fill McHenry County judge vacancy

    WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Supreme Court has authorized the 22nd Judicial Circuit to fill an associate judge vacancy.
    June 18, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Lake in the Hills man admits to attempted armed robbery

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man will be sentenced next month on charges that he attempted to rob a man, but he was subdued by the victim and event ...
    June 17, 2015 - 1:05 am
  • Former nursing assistant takes plea in Crystal Lake nursing home sex case

    WOODSTOCK – After four years and two mistrials, a former health care worker accused of sexually assaulting an elderly patient at a Crystal Lake nursin ...
    June 16, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Hampshire man charged with public indecency in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A Hampshire man was charged Thursday in connection with two incidents during which he exposed himself to a female, according to a Batavia po ...
    June 14, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • McHenry County judge honored for Illinois State Bar Association work

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge has been honored by the Illinois State Bar Association.Circuit Ju ...
    June 13, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Algonquin man jailed on allegations of 'systematic' sexual abuse

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man whom prosecutors said carried out the "systematic" sexual abuse of two family members over a period of 17 years, will rem ...
    June 17, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit enforcing new boating laws

    McHENRY – Deputy Bill Wacaser was in a good mood. It's hot, but not too hot. The sun was shining, and he had just started his shift on the McHenry Cou ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Judge: Holiday Hills shooter Scott Peters' motion for new trial is without merit

    WOODSTOCK – Line by line, a McHenry County judge went over Scott Peters' motion for a new trial, but eventually determined that none of the Holiday Hi ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Indiana man charged in Woodstock sex case unfit to stand trial

    WOODSTOCK – A Gary, Indiana, man indicted on serious sex allegations will not stand trial after a psychological evaluation determined he is unfit to d ...
    June 12, 2015 - 12:11 am
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