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  • West Chicago man denies selling heroin to Crystal Lake man in drug-induced homicide case

    WOODSTOCK – A West Chicago man is denying allegations he sold an unknown amount of black tar heroin to a Crystal Lake man who overdosed and died days ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Joliet trio charged in Barrington car shooting

    Three Joliet men have been charged in a vehicular shooting in Barrington.At 3:09 a.m. Sunday, Barrin ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake teen charged after shooting near University of Kentucky

    An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man was charged this week for his role in an alleged robbery that led to a man being fatally shot near the University of K ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • State's attorney's latest filing says drop murder charge, free Jack McCullough

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County State’s Attorney Richard Schmack filed a response Tuesday asking a judge to vacate Jack McCullough’s murder conviction and di ...
    April 13, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Crystal Lake police: Scammers asking residents to pay fines by phone

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are warning residents to be cautious of scammers asking people to pay a fine with a credit card over the phone.
    April 12, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • University Park man admits to trying to sell cocaine in McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a University Park man to two years in prison after he admitted to attempting to sell cocaine.
    April 13, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Judge dismisses charges against Cary man accused of selling heroin

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man no longer faces charges of selling and possessing heroin – at least not in McHenry County.
    April 12, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Chicago duo face charges in attempted Marengo Guns burglary

    MARENGO – Two Chicago men face felony charges after police said Monday that they received a tip that Marengo Guns was the target of a burglary.
    April 12, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • McHenry County Probation Department using anklet to monitor alcohol use in high-risk offenders

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Probation and Court Services department has a new tool to supervise its high-risk alcohol offenders.
    April 11, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Legally blind McHenry woman, guide dog recovering after pit bull bite

    McHENRY – Adria Hanus remembers only the sounds of a man yelling and metal clanking before she was able to make out the dark shape of what she thought ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Barrington man had more than 10,000 child porn videos, images, police say

    BARRINGTON – A 45-year-old Barrington man faces felony child pornography charges after police said a search of several of electronic devices in his ho ...
    April 8, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty to conspiracy charges

    The widow of disgraced Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty Wednesday to additional misuse of charitable funds and conspiracy char ...
    April 7, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Michigan man cited after crashing into tree in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police cited one man Wednesday morning after he crashed his car into a tree, officials said.
    April 6, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • Domestic violence past OK'd for McHenry-area man's murder trial

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry County judge will allow two past instances of police contact with a McHenry-area man who stands accused of murdering his ex-girl ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Woodstock police warn residents of scammers posing as city employees

    WOODSTOCK – Police are investigating two recent incidents in which unknown men posing as employees of the city have solicited local businesses for don ...
    April 6, 2016 - 12:32 am
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