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  • Those who donated to Joe Gliniewicz's family deal with Fox Lake fallout

    FOX LAKE – Some of the scores of ribbons and posters have come down in Fox Lake as residents deal with the fallout over news their once beloved “G.I. ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Lake County Sheriff's Office taking over Joe Gliniewicz-tied Fox Lake theft investigation

    FOX LAKE – After the shocking conclusion to the death investigation of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office has tak ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Fox Lake police officers wrote mayor about Joe Gliniewicz's misconduct

    FOX LAKE – A February 2009 letter authored by anonymous members of the Fox Lake Police Department revealed Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz’s col ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was subject of sexual harassment lawsuit

    In the wake of Wednesday's explosive news conference, it was discovered Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz also was the subject of a sexual harassm ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Joseph Gliniewicz tried to 'put a hit' on Fox Lake administrator, had cocaine in desk, police say

    FOX LAKE – Months before his staged suicide, Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz requested a meeting with a motorcycle gang member to “put a hit” on ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Jury deadlocked on Wonder Lake child molestation case; judge declares mistrial

    WOODSTOCK – After five hours of deliberations, a jury weighing the case of a Wonder Lake man accused of molesting a young girl was unable to reach a u ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Fox Lake reacts to revelations about police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz's death, life

    FOX LAKE – Blue banners and signs declaring Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz a hero still clung to street signs and buildings around Fox Lake on ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • In police interview, Wonder Lake man denies molesting girls he baby-sat

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man’s trial on sex allegations continued Wednesday with a video of his police interrogation, in which he repeatedly denied m ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • Florida man charged in hit-and-run that killed Lake in the Hills couple

    CLEARWATER, Fla. – A Florida man was charged Tuesday in the October hit-and-run crash that killed tourists and Lake in the Hills residents Viola G. Fl ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Trial begins for Wonder Lake man accused of molesting girl he baby-sat

    WOODSTOCK – A Wonder Lake man on trial this week is accused of molesting a young girl he often would baby-sit.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Crystal Lake Halloween crackdown results in 51 tickets, 4 underage drinking citations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A police crackdown over the Halloween weekend led to the Crystal Lake Police Department issuing 51 tickets, according to a news release ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 2:13 pm
  • Johnsburg woman accused of drunken driving, punching cop after Halloween crash in Harvard

    HARVARD – A 32-year-old Johnsburg woman faces a slew of charges after police said she crashed her car into a pole, hid, and punched an officer in the ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Sex charges dismissed for ex-Marengo man accused of assaulting young relative

    WOODSTOCK – The sexual abuse allegations against a former Marengo man have been dropped.Brian T. Erb ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Lake in the Hills father recovering after losing part of leg in crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Juan Martinez peered down the set of stairs in his aunt’s Lake in the Hills home and gradually lowered himself to the landing.
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Few answers 2 months after Fox Lake police officer shot, killed

    FOX LAKE – Nearly two months have passed since Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was fatally shot, and a few more weeks could pass before investig ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 11:55 pm
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