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  • Crystal Lake lawyer facing DUI and gun charges, seeks treatment, may get special prosecutor

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake lawyer accused of illegally possessing firearms and driving under the influence of alcohol is seeking substance abuse treat ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:39 pm
  • Woodstock man accused of firing handgun through dartboard, hitting neighbor's vehicle

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man is facing charges after allegedly firing a handgun at a dartboard during a party Sunday, police said.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:57 pm
  • Cary police investigate aggravated assault involving handgun near grocery store

    CARY – Cary police are investigating an aggravated assault in which a handgun was displayed to a person outside of Jewel-Osco. 
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Wauconda man gets 8 years in prison for drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A Wauconda man was sentenced to eight years in prison after he admitted to delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a Port Barrington man.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Ex-Algonquin man charged in connection with girlfriend's heroin OD death headed to prison

    WOODSTOCK – A former Algonquin man charged in connection with his 21-year-old girlfriend’s heroin overdose death will spend time behind bars now that ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Huntley man facing drug-induced homicide charges after LITH death

    WOODSTOCK – A 27-year-old Huntley man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected heroin overdose death in Lake in the ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • Lake County judge delays trial for disgraced Fox Lake police officer's widow

    WAUKEGAN – A northern Illinois judge has again delayed the felony trial for the widow of a Fox Lake police officer who killed himself and made it look ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads not guilty to DUI in connection with crash that killed Crystal Lake man

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man formally denied allegations that he was driving under the influence of alcohol in a multiple-vehicle crash that ki ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:26 am
  • Police: Volo man arrested after aggravated assault, waving knife at sheriff's deputies

    A Volo man was arrested Saturday evening after a domestic disturbance and an encounter in which he waved a knife at sheriff’s deputies, according to a ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • McHenry County grand jury indictments

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County grand jury this week indicted the following people on the following charges:
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 11:07 pm
  • Defendants charged with torturing Crystal Lake teen in Chicago on livestream facing threats, lawyers say

    CHICAGO – Lawyers for the defendants charged with torturing a mentally ill Crystal Lake teen and broadcasting it on Facebook Live said Friday that the ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Chicago man charged in Carpentersville shooting

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The Carpentersville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Service arrested a Chicago man Wednesday morning for his alleged connecti ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:59 am
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin OD faces prison for probation violation

    WOODSTOCK – A former Algonquin man now faces prison time in connection with the overdose death of 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk after he admitted to a p ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Police confiscate arsenal from Crystal Lake lawyer charged with DUI, assaulting officer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Police searched the home of a Crystal Lake lawyer facing charges of driving under the influence and aggravated battery, and they seized ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Chicago man gets 9 months in celebrity nude photo hack

    CHICAGO – A Chicago man was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in prison for hacking the electronic accounts of 30 celebrities and stealing private info ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:38 pm
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