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  • Facing weapons charges, former Hebron cop indicted for allegedly selling drugs

    WOODSTOCK – An embattled former police officer is facing new felony charges alleging that he sold drugs while on duty.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Marengo man charged with aggravated sexual abuse

    MARENGO – After about a monthlong investigation, a 24-year-old man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, police said Friday.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:12 am
  • District 155 must go through Crystal Lake zoning process for bleachers

    WOODSTOCK – The Gators were allowed to play football in Crystal Lake South’s home opener Friday despite a judge’s determination that bleachers at the ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Belvidere man admits to role in attempted armed robbery near Marengo

    WOODSTOCK – A Belvidere man admitted to his role in an attempt to rob a Garden Prairie man that ended in an exchange of gunfire near Marengo.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Carpentersville man sentenced to 18 years in prison for shooting

    A Carpentersville man on Thursday was sentenced to 18 years in prison for shooting a man he thought was a gang member.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Lawsuit over McHenry County sheriff's internal investigation continues

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s undersheriff likely will be called to testify to shed light on who provided a Northwest Herald reporter with the copy of ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Pimped wife from Woodstock murder accused of violating parole, faces new charges

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors are seeking to revoke the probation of a woman who was at the center of a 2011 shooting death.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Wrongful death lawsuit targets The Broken Oar

    WOODSTOCK – The family of a man killed in car crash has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in McHenry County against the bar that sold alcohol to his driv ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:46 pm
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