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  • Man who stole 22 pallets of beer from McHenry distributor in 2012 sentenced

    A few years after 22 pallets of Miller beer were stolen from a McHenry distributor, a Melrose Park man was sentenced to three years in prison after pl ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Huntley police asking for help in suspicious incident involving child

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident in which a girl was asked to get into a car, according to a Nixle alert ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Crystal Lake cop involved in police shooting is McHenry County Officer of the Year

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In a time when the use of police force is under high levels of scrutiny nationwide, the actions of a Crystal Lake officer in a recent p ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Fox Lake to appoint interim deputy police chief who worked in Roselle

    FOX LAKE – Fox Lake trustees are slated to take another step in restructuring the village's police department by appointing a retired police officer w ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Ex-Centegra ER technician stole drugs from McHenry hospital, ambulance, police say

    McHENRY – A Huntley man and former Centegra Hospital employee has been arrested in connection with a burglary of an ambulance and Centegra Hospital – ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • SUV, valuables stolen during 2 residential burglaries in Cary

    CARY – Cary police are asking for the public's help after an SUV and several small valuable items were stolen from two homes on Monday.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Woodstock North offering support after 16-year-old student killed in Phoenix

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock North High School is offering extra support to students coping with the death of a sophomore who was shot in Arizona over the we ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Missing 16-year-old Woodstock girl shot in Phoenix dies in Arizona; remembered for creativity, kindness

    WOODSTOCK – The 16-year-old girl from Woodstock who died after being found shot in Phoenix was an artist, a leader and a source of happiness for whoev ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • McHenry trio arrested on drug charges after $3,500 worth of marijuana found, police say

    McHENRY – Three McHenry residents were arrested Friday on drug charges in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation by the McHenry Police Depa ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Missing McHenry County teen found shot in Phoenix; suspect dead

    PHOENIX – Police say a teenage girl from McHenry County reported missing was found shot in Phoenix a ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • VIDEO: Barrington man accused of shooting wife over coffee maker argument, reports say

    BARRINGTON — Police investigate the scene at 439 North Cook St. on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in Barrington.
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Maria Ridulph's convicted killer Jack McCullough returns to Sycamore for hearing

    SYCAMORE –A judge could decide in March if convicted child murderer Jack McCullough will get another chance to prove his innocence.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Huntley homes seized in drug ring investigation worth more than $250,000

    HUNTLEY – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office each received more than $30,000 after two Huntley prope ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Spring Grove-area pair charged with kidnapping

    SPRING GROVE – A man and woman from unincorporated Spring Grove have been charged with aggravated kidnapping after police said they beat up a woman an ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Wisconsin man found guilty of 8th DUI in Spring Grove drunken driving incident

    A 54-year-old Wisconsin man could spend up to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of a DUI incident that occurred in Spring Grove, the McHenry ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:41 pm
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