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Crime and Courts

  • Legal Advice from Herb Franks, Lawyer in Marengo, IL – Interview with Northwest Herald

    Herb Franks opened his law office in Marengo 50 years ago he now heads FGM Law - Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, a firm of 9 lawyers, plus a staff of 13.
    July 22, 2014 - 8:13 am
  • Two Algonquin men arrested for multiple drug charges

    ALGONQUIN — Two Algonquin men were arrested Friday for multiple drug charges, according to a news release from the McHenry County Sheriff's Office.
    July 1, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Psych report: accused rapist unfit for trial

    WOODSTOCK – An Elgin man accused of raping a woman at a Woodstock motel was deemed unfit to stand trial, according to a psychologist's report.
    July 1, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Wonder Lake man awaiting sentencing picks up new charges

    A Wonder Lake man awaiting sentencing on drug charges was re-arrested for what officials said was aiding and abetting a fugitive.
    June 27, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Harvard man to be re-sentenced on aggravated DUI charge

    WOODSTOCK – A Harvard man will have his probation revoked after admitting Friday that he tested positive for drugs multiple times since being placed o ...
    June 27, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Defendants taking plea deals in Harvard drug ring

    WOODSTOCK – One by one, the defendants in what authorities have called a drug ring run out of a Harvard bar are taking plea deals and being sent to th ...
    June 26, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Man found guilty on sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – Thomas G. Reed sat stoically in a McHenry County courtroom, but tears began falling immediately from the victim as the judge read a jury’s ...
    June 25, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Algonquin man guilty on all sex charges

    WOODSTOCK – Thomas G. Reed sat stoic in a McHenry County courtroom, but tears began falling immediately from the victim as the judge read a jury's gui ...
    June 25, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • McHenry sex case trial begins, closing arguments expected Wednesday

    WOODSTOCK – Taking the witness stand on Tuesday, a 23-year old woman told jurors the explicit details of alleged sexual encounters that happened more ...
    June 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Crystal Lake robbery reported on Facebook is false, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Information reported on Facebook that police impersonators robbed a male driver of $100 during a traffic stop in Crystal Lake turned ou ...
    June 24, 2014 - 5:39 pm
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