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Crime and Courts

  • Judge rejects new trial request for Holiday Hills shooter

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County judge who presided over the criminal proceedings for Scott B. Peters rejected Peters’ request for a new trial.
    May 14, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Police charge 20-year-old, juvenile in string of Marengo car burglaries

    MARENGO – Police have charged a 20-year-old Marengo man and a juvenile in connection with a string of car burglaries in Marengo that happened earlier ...
    May 14, 2015 - 12:53 am
  • Teen pleads guilty but mentally ill in Lake in the Hills arson case

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills teenager with "severe" mental illness was sentenced to prison time for setting fire to his parent's home.
    May 12, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • Elgin man flees police, crashes near Santa's Village in East Dundee

    EAST DUNDEE – An Elgin man faces a litany of charges after police said his car flipped and caught on fire in front of Santa’s Village while he was fle ...
    May 7, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Crystal Lake nursing assistant granted mistrial for 2nd time in sex assault case

    WOODSTOCK – Once again, a U.S. Secret Service agent has mentioned the polygraph test administered on a former health care worker accused of sexually a ...
    May 7, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Marengo police investigate string of car burglaries

    MARENGO – Marengo police are investigating a string of car burglaries on Marengo’s north side. Resid ...
    May 7, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Former Crystal Lake woman found guilty of animal cruelty in starved horse case

    WOODSTOCK – For a second time, a McHenry County jury convicted a former Crystal Lake woman on multiple counts of animal cruelty.
    May 7, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Crystal Lake sex trial for former Woodstock nursing assistant underway

    WOODSTOCK – A former health care worker is standing trial this week on allegations that he sexually assaulted a patient, although he won’t be able to ...
    May 7, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Police seek 2 men who hit residents in Harvard home invasion

    HARVARD – Harvard police are searching for two men who struck four people during a home invasion Tuesday night.
    May 6, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Former Woodstock nursing assistant's Crystal Lake sex charges trial begins for 2nd time

    WOODSTOCK – For a second time, a former health care worker is standing trial on allegations of sexually assaulting a patient.
    May 5, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • DEA agents raid Huntley home in investigation of drug trafficker

    HUNTLEY – Officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration and local agencies raided a Huntley home Tuesday as part of a long-term narcotics investig ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Crystal Lake woman on trial for animal cruelty starved 4 horses, prosecutors say

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a Crystal Lake woman so severely starved four horses that they were a “bag of bones” when authorities seized them.
    May 5, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Indiana man accused of sexually assaulting Woodstock girl

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police have charged a 34-year-old Indiana man with sexually assaulting his girlfriend's daughter.
    May 4, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • Woodstock man charged with felony of recording minor in bathroom

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man faces felony charges of recording a minor in a bathroom, Woodstock police announced Friday.
    May 1, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Woodstock teen accused of sex with 8-year-old girl pleads not guilty

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock teen charged as an adult pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he had sex with an 8-year-old girl.
    May 1, 2015 - 11:01 pm
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