Crime and Courts
WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for sexually abusing a family member.
WOODSTOCK – A 49-year-old Marengo man was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting an underage family member for more than a decade.
WOODSTOCK – Calling him a danger to the public, McHenry County Judge Sharon Prather on Thursday rejected a request to reduce the bond for a Wisconsin man charged with his 10th DUI.
WOODSTOCK – A Harvard teen, whom prosecutors said was a gang member was denied a reduction in his bail.
The inmate population at the McHenry County Jail has remained relatively flat in recent years compared to a number of collar county correctional facilities nearing capacity.
CHICAGO – A sometimes prickly, sometimes boastful Donald Trump testified Tuesday at a civil trial where the developer-turned-TV personality is accused of using false promises to entice an 87-year-old investor into buying condos at his namesake Chicago skyscraper.
WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday seized approximately 2,000 marijuana plants from a campsite in Hebron, according to a news release.
ROCKFORD – A Cary business owner faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday in federal court to wire fraud for stealing more than $1 million, federal prosecutors said.
CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man was arrested Saturday after offering a teen money to perform a sexual act, Crystal Lake police said.
McHENRY – To Liz Koch, Buck was a 127-pound gentle giant. But to police who arrested her, the German shepherd-Rottweiler mix was a threat.
DIXON – The city of Dixon is citing a deposition by a former branch manager in its lawsuit against the bank, where former city Comptroller Rita Crundwell had a secret account that she used in her theft of nearly $54 million.
RICHMOND – Two men were charged with attempted bank robbery after FBI agents tracked them from Chicago and cornered them in a parking lot of a Richmond bank, where agents killed their accomplice Friday.
WOODSTOCK – A Cary teen who failed the county’s drug court program and violated his probation is headed to prison.
CRYSTAL LAKE – A 19-year-old Crystal Lake man has been charged with abusing a family or household member, police said.
WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge denied a motion for a new trial for a man convicted of first-degree murder.