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  • Mario Casciaro's attorneys waiting on DNA results in Johnsburg murder case

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys for Mario Casciaro are expecting DNA results on never-before tested evidence to return from a crime lab next week.
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 5:19 pm
  • Elgin man accused of touching 14-year-old girl in Cary gets jail, probation

    WOODSTOCK – An Elgin man will spend 49 days in the McHenry County Jail after admitting to allegations that he committed a sexual act with a young girl ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • Woodstock woman accused of setting landlord's garage on fire gets probation in arson case

    WOODSTOCK – A woman once facing eviction admitted Wednesday to setting fire to her landlord's garage.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 9:42 am
  • Dow Chemical settles brain cancer lawsuits that spurred McCullom Lake suits

    Dow Chemical Co. has quietly settled lawsuits filed by the next-of-kin of two chemists whose brain cancer deaths after working at a Rohm and Haas rese ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Shane Lamb pleads out on aggravated possession of stolen firearms charges

    WOODSTOCK – Shane Lamb, the man at the center of controversy surrounding the prosecution of Mario Casciaro, pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated posses ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Positions filled, created in McHenry County court

    WOODSTOCK – There will be a few new faces in key roles around the McHenry County Courthouse in 2015.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 4:27 pm
  • McHenry County jail inmate road crew picked up trash on more than 300 miles

    WOODSTOCK – The past year meant another successful one for the McHenry County Sheriff's Office jail inmate road crew program, officials said.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Multiple businesses broken into in Spring Grove, building owner says

    SPRING GROVE — Susan Soine on Wednesday morning went to her Spring Grove property, which houses a number of businesses in its 12 units, to find broken ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • 3 Huntley men, 1 Woodstock teen charged with aggravated robbery

    WOODSTOCK – Four people, three men from Huntley and a Woodstock 19-year-old, have been charged after an apparent drug-related incident allegedly ended ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 12:19 am
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