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  • Woodstock woman charged in home invasion related to prostitution ads in Kane, Cook counties

    ROLLING MEADOWS – Two people, including a Woodstock woman, have been charged with a second home invasion, in which they allegedly targeted people who ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Illinois man's life sentence to be vacated in Park Forest teen's 1984 death

    CHICAGO — A man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for the 1984 sexual assault and slaying of a 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl left prison a free ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:24 pm
  • In case featuring Chicago mobster, Stradivarius violin, priest pleads guilty

    CHICAGO — A plot twist in a legal drama featuring a mobster and a violin played out Wednesday when a prison chaplain announced in court minutes before ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Hoffman Estates man charged with DUI in crash injuring Algonquin man

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A Hoffman Estates man was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol for an early Sunday crash that left an Algonqu ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Wisconsin man accused of trying to take McHenry County deputy's weapon

    RICHMOND – A Wisconsin man is facing multiple charges after allegedly battering two McHenry County Sheriff's deputies and trying to remove a deputy's ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Woodstock police investigating 3 armed robberies at convenience stores over weekend

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department, along with the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, is investigating three armed robberies that occurred at t ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Drew Peterson facing charges he tried to solicit a murder

    JOLIET – Drew Peterson is facing felony charges of solicitation of a murder.Online records for the R ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:28 pm
  • Lake in the Hills rapper accused of threatening Crystal Lake police officer granted reduced bond

    WOODSTOCK — Gerard Golston, the Lake in the Hills man accused of threatening a Crystal Lake police officer in a rap video, was granted a reduced bond ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm
  • Three reported robberies in Woodstock since Saturday

    WOODSTOCK – Three robberies were reported in Woodstock since Saturday night. Woodstock police invest ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    The following people were indicted by a McHenry County grand jury, according to the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office. The charges are allegati ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 9:03 pm
  • Crystal Lake man charged with drunken driving in Algonquin Road crash

    ALGONQUIN – A Crystal Lake man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a head-on crash sent him and two other people to are ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Chicago man charged after donated Christmas gifts stolen in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – A 28-year-old Chicago resident was charged with burglary Wednesday after Christmas presents for children, donated by the Christmas Clearin ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Man gets 31 years for sexual assault of child

    A 54-year-old Carpentersville man was sentenced Wednesday to 31 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew, the Kane County State’s Attor ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • McHenry man charged with child porn possession, reproduction

    McHENRY –A McHenry man was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he had thousands of child pornography images and movies, the McHenry County Sheriff's ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who police say died in heroin-induced homicide faces drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – The boyfriend of the 21-year-old Algonquin woman who authorities believe died of an apparent drug overdose is facing felony drug charges.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:52 am
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