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  • McHenry County law enforcement weigh in on asset forfeitures

    As the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and other area police departments make moves to take property and cash, as they put it, “away from criminals,” ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Schaumburg woman who fired gun at police officers ordered held on $2.5M

    ROLLING MEADOWS — A judge has set bond at $2.5 million for a suburban Chicago woman accused of attempted murder for firing shots last week at two poli ...
    Aug. 8, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Ex-McHenry County coroner's criminal case delayed again

    WOODSTOCK – There still is no answer on who will represent the former coroner on the criminal allegations she’s facing in McHenry County court.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Former Wonder Lake man guilty of sexual assault of young family member

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors returned a guilty verdict for former Wonder Lake man convicted of molesting a young family member.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Juror misconduct leads to dismissal in ex-Wonder Lake man's sex case

    WOODSTOCK – A juror weighing the evidence in the sex case on trial this week nearly caused a mistrial when he brought in a booklet and passed it out t ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Crystal Lake man accused of drunken driving stolen car in hit-and-run

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man is being held on $165,000 bond after authorities said he drove a stolen car while he was under the influence and was in ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Accused former Wonder Lake man takes stand in sex trial

    WOODSTOCK – The man accused of molesting his underage female family members took the witness stand Wednesday and denied all allegations against him.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Marengo man faces DUI, weapons charges in DeKalb County

    DeKALB –A Marengo man faces charges of driving under the influence after police said they found him drunk in his car with a loaded revolver.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Former Wonder Lake man's sexual assault trial begins

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said a former Wonder Lake man standing trial this week began molesting a young girl when she was 5 years old.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Trial starts for ex-Wonder Lake man accused of sexually assaulting girl

    WOODSTOCK – Opening statements are set to begin Tuesday morning for the trial of a former Wonder Lake man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Volo man charged with unlawful use of a weapon

    A Volo man faces two felony charges after the Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired call Saturday night in Volo.
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Report found many cyber security breaches start with weak password

    Stop reading this article.Stop, right now and go change the passwords on your sensitive accounts. (B ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:55 pm
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