Crime and Courts

  • Huntley man guilty of body-slamming girlfriend in drug-fueled encounter

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge convicted a 24-year-old Huntley man Wednesday on charges of aggravated domestic battery.
    April 16, 2015 - 3:42 pm
  • Vandalism leads to water damage, McHenry volunteer-run thrift store closed for repairs

    McHENRY –The Pink Door Thrift Shop is closed because of water damage caused by vandalism to the building’s roof, the property owner said.
    April 16, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock police searching for Fifth Third Bank robbery suspect (with video)

    WOODSTOCK – The man suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank in Crystal Lake last month robbed a Fifth Third branch in Woodstock on Wednesday, the FBI ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Crystal Lake South teacher charged with soliciting sex in prostitution sting resigns

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A Crystal Lake South High School teacher has resigned two months after he was charged with soliciting sex during a prostitution sting i ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Probation, 10-year registry ordered in Wonder Lake sex offense

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man received a two-year term of probation after pleading guilty to charges that he had sexual contact with a minor.
    April 13, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • McHenry County deputies sue Scott Peters, aunt over shooting injuries

    WOODSTOCK – Two McHenry County sheriff’s deputies injured in the line of duty are suing the man accused of shooting them and the woman who allegedly g ...
    April 11, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Harvard man gets 22 years for sex act with girl

    WOODSTOCK – Standing before a packed courtroom, a Harvard man convicted of sexually assaulting a young girl told the judge he loved the victim and he ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • 38 years ordered for former Crystal Lake man's pornography, sex crimes

    WOODSTOCK – In sentencing a former Crystal Lake man to more than three decades behind bars, a McHenry County judge called the sex crimes he committed ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Prairie Grove police warn of phone scam

    PRAIRIE GROVE – An alert has been released by the Prairie Grove Police Department warning residents about a phone scam, according to a Nixle alert.
    April 9, 2015 - 12:47 am
  • Scott Peters defense: No uniformed cops at trial for allegedly shooting deputies

    WOODSTOCK – Defense attorneys for the man accused of firing at and injuring McHenry County sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday the presence of uniformed ...
    April 9, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Juvenile's felony charge stems from Woodstock car burglaries

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock police are urging citizens to lock their car doors after a series of car burglaries occurred in town.
    April 8, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • Wrongful termination suit against Harvard District 50 revived by appellate court

    HARVARD – The federal appellate court breathed new life into a lawsuit involving a former District 50 psychologist who alleges that he was fired in re ...
    April 8, 2015 - 1:12 am
  • Lake in the Hills man accused of sexual abuse at Barrington massage therapy business

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man previously charged with sexually assaulting a client at his Barrington massage therapy business now is acc ...
    April 6, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • Woodstock rape charges dismissed for Elgin man

    WOODSTOCK – An uncooperative accuser meant dropped charges for a man once accused of serious sex crimes.
    April 10, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Woodstock dad enters guilty plea for threatening students

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man pleaded guilty Monday to disorderly conduct charges after prosecutors said he threatened violence to middle school student ...
    April 6, 2015 - 5:26 pm
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