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  • Rockford man gets 16 years for Marengo-area home invasion

    WOODSTOCK – A Rockford man allegedly armed with a weapon during a McHenry County robbery attempt gone awry was sentenced to 16 years in prison.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Crystal Lake Police seeking Hobby Lobby shoplifters

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department and Crime Stoppers are asking the public for help in solving a retail theft that occurred Thursday.
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Former Algonquin man accused of double homicide in parents' shooting blasts attorneys

    WOODSTOCK – Against the advice of his attorney, and warnings from the judge, a former Algonquin man facing a possible life sentence on double homicide ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Psych evaluation set for Holiday Hills man in McHenry County shooting

    WOODSTOCK – An independent psychological evaluation was ordered by the defense team for the man accused of ambushing and wounding two Sheriff's deputi ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Former McHenry County sergeant gets 45 years for sex crimes with young boy

    WOODSTOCK – A once well-regarded Sheriff's sergeant admitted to sex crimes with a young boy, bringing to an end a crime prosecutors called "despicable ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Off-duty Chicago police officer beaten, robbed

    CHICAGO — A Chicago police officer has been hospitalized with serious injuries after he was beaten and robbed while off duty.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 21-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges, following a two-month investigation that caused police to seize n ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Wonder Lake man denies charges in McHenry crash that killed teen skateboarder

    WOODSTOCK – A 21-year-old Wonder Lake man accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a McHenry teenager denied all allegations against him.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 11:59 pm
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