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  • Joseph Gliniewicz tried to 'put a hit' on Fox Lake administrator, had cocaine in desk, police say

    FOX LAKE – Months before his staged suicide, Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz requested a meeting with a motorcycle gang member to “put a hit” on ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Jury deadlocked on Wonder Lake child molestation case; judge declares mistrial

    WOODSTOCK – After five hours of deliberations, a jury weighing the case of a Wonder Lake man accused of molesting a young girl was unable to reach a u ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Fox Lake reacts to revelations about police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz's death, life

    FOX LAKE – Blue banners and signs declaring Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz a hero still clung to street signs and buildings around Fox Lake on ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • In police interview, Wonder Lake man denies molesting girls he baby-sat

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man’s trial on sex allegations continued Wednesday with a video of his police interrogation, in which he repeatedly denied m ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Florida man charged in hit-and-run that killed Lake in the Hills couple

    CLEARWATER, Fla. – A Florida man was charged Tuesday in the October hit-and-run crash that killed tourists and Lake in the Hills residents Viola G. Fl ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Trial begins for Wonder Lake man accused of molesting girl he baby-sat

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man on trial this week is accused of molesting a young girl he often would baby-sit.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Crystal Lake Halloween crackdown results in 51 tickets, 4 underage drinking citations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A police crackdown over the Halloween weekend led to the Crystal Lake Police Department issuing 51 tickets, according to a news release ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • Johnsburg woman accused of drunken driving, punching cop after Halloween crash in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 32-year-old Johnsburg woman faces a slew of charges after police said she crashed her car into a pole, hid, and punched an officer in the ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sex charges dismissed for ex-Marengo man accused of assaulting young relative

    WOODSTOCK – The sexual abuse allegations against a former Marengo man have been dropped.Brian T. Erb ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Lake in the Hills father recovering after losing part of leg in crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Juan Martinez peered down the set of stairs in his aunt’s Lake in the Hills home and gradually lowered himself to the landing.
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Few answers 2 months after Fox Lake police officer shot, killed

    FOX LAKE – Nearly two months have passed since Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was fatally shot, and a few more weeks could pass before investig ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Ex-Carpentersville man convicted after threatening woman with gun, state's attorney says

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A former Carpentersville man was convicted of unlawfully possessing a handgun Wednesday in connection with a March incident in which ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Horse dies after animals seized in Huntley animal cruelty investigation

    HUNTLEY – A horse that was among several animals seized from a Huntley property died on the way to a veterinary hospital, a McHenry County official sa ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:38 am
  • Madison police talked to Woodstock murder suspect twice hours before arrest

    WOODSTOCK – Police in Madison, Wisconsin, had contact with Branden M. Napolitan on two separate occasions before authorities knew he was wanted in Ill ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Murderer Jack McCullough gets more time to make a case

    SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge said Wednesday that he saw no reason at this point to reconsider murderer Jack McCullough’s request for another trial ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 12:47 am
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