Crime and Courts

  • Judge: Holiday Hills shooter Scott Peters' motion for new trial is without merit

    WOODSTOCK – Line by line, a McHenry County judge went over Scott Peters' motion for a new trial, but eventually determined that none of the Holiday Hi ...
    June 12, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • Indiana man charged in Woodstock sex case unfit to stand trial

    WOODSTOCK – A Gary, Indiana, man indicted on serious sex allegations will not stand trial after a psychological evaluation determined he is unfit to d ...
    June 12, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Trial set for Algonquin mom accused of shooting TV as kids watched Primus video

    WOODSTOCK – A trial date has been set for a woman accused of firing multiple rounds into the television her children were watching.
    June 11, 2015 - 12:51 am
  • Woodstock police charged 2 teens for recent burglaries

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police are investigating several June burglaries and have linked two juveniles to one, according to a news release.
    June 11, 2015 - 12:54 am
  • Second McHenry County judge says he'll retire

    WOODSTOCK – It appears there could be two openings on the bench after a second McHenry County judge announced his retirement this week.
    June 11, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Dennis Hastert makes 1st court appearance in Illinois hush-money case

    CHICAGO – A somber Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since he was indicted, pleading not guilty to charges that he violated ...
    June 10, 2015 - 12:58 am
  • Former Woodstock substance abuse counselor admits to fondling boy

    WOODSTOCK – A former substance abuse counselor will spend the next four months in the McHenry County Jail and three years on probation after admitting ...
    June 9, 2015 - 12:20 am
  • Supreme Court ruling has implications in McHenry County rap video case, defense attorney says

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney representing a Lake in the Hills man accused of threatening a police officer says a recent U.S. Supreme Court decisio ...
    June 6, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County felony Judge Gordon Graham to retire this fall

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Judge Gordon Graham will retire this fall just shy of 20 years on the bench, and before his term expires.
    June 6, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Holiday Hills shooter claims abuse, unfair trial, ineffective counsel

    WOODSTOCK – In court documents filed without the assistance of his attorneys, Scott Peters alleges he was abused in jail, his attorneys "botched" his ...
    June 5, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Richmond police search for cigarette thief

    RICHMOND – Richmond police are asking for the public's help in finding a a man they say stole a carton of cigarettes from a convenience store.
    June 5, 2015 - 11:27 pm
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