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Crime and Courts

  • McHenry man arrested on child porn charges

    MCHENRY – A McHenry man is facing charges for allegedly possessing and disseminating child pornography.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Spring Grove man charged with wife's murder threatened to kill her in 2015, documents show

    SPRING GROVE – Elizabeth Volberding sought an order of protection against her husband, Lorin Volberding, in January 2015 after he threatened to kill h ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Algonquin businessman gets 6 years' prison for selling synthetic marijuana

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin businessman will serve prison time for the possession and selling of synthetic narcotics.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • CNBC's 'American Greed' to feature Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz case

    FOX LAKE – A national TV network will feature the case of disgraced Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 1:16 am
  • Retired Chicago cop killed in Spring Grove; husband accused of murder

    SPRING GROVE – Elizabeth Volberding, 68, would occasionally telephone her daughter and son-in-law in tears, asking for a place to stay for the night b ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • Wonder Lake man accused of selling heroin while out on bond for drug charges

    WOODSTOCK — A Wonder Lake man facing serious drug charges was arrested again after he allegedly sold heroin while free on bond.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake lawyer facing DUI and gun charges, seeks treatment, may get special prosecutor

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake lawyer accused of illegally possessing firearms and driving under the influence of alcohol is seeking substance abuse treat ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • Woodstock man accused of firing handgun through dartboard, hitting neighbor's vehicle

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man is facing charges after allegedly firing a handgun at a dartboard during a party Sunday, police said.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary police investigate aggravated assault involving handgun near grocery store

    CARY – Cary police are investigating an aggravated assault in which a handgun was displayed to a person outside of Jewel-Osco. 
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Wauconda man gets 8 years in prison for drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A Wauconda man was sentenced to eight years in prison after he admitted to delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a Port Barrington man.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man charged in connection with girlfriend's heroin OD death headed to prison

    WOODSTOCK – A former Algonquin man charged in connection with his 21-year-old girlfriend’s heroin overdose death will spend time behind bars now that ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Huntley man facing drug-induced homicide charges after LITH death

    WOODSTOCK – A 27-year-old Huntley man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected heroin overdose death in Lake in the ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • Lake County judge delays trial for disgraced Fox Lake police officer's widow

    WAUKEGAN – A northern Illinois judge has again delayed the felony trial for the widow of a Fox Lake police officer who killed himself and made it look ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads not guilty to DUI in connection with crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man formally denied allegations that he was driving under the influence of alcohol in a multiple-vehicle crash that ki ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Police: Volo man arrested after aggravated assault, waving knife at sheriff's deputies

    A Volo man was arrested Saturday evening after a domestic disturbance and an encounter in which he waved a knife at sheriff’s deputies, according to a ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:51 am
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