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  • FBI seeks 2 men in Carpentersville bank robbery

    CARPENTERSVILLE – The FBI is searching for two men who robbed a Carpentersville bank on Friday, officials said Tuesday.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Ex-Chicago cop accused of threats in Fox Lake police shooting case released on bond

    CHICAGO – A retired Chicago police officer accused of making phone calls threatening to hurt investigators of a Fox Lake police officer’s fatal shooti ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Fox Lake police shooting: Investigators treating case as homicide, not ruling anything out

    FOX LAKE – More than two weeks after Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed, investigators continue to sort through evidence as que ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Coroner: McHenry County Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Maness died from blood clot in lungs

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Maness’ death was caused by a blood clot in his lungs, the coroner ruled Tuesday.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Johnsburg man arrested in McHenry McDonald's robbery attempt

    WOODSTOCK – A Johnsburg man faces felony charges stemming from an attempted armed robbery at a McDonald’s.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Higher jury pay forces depleted McHenry County budget to transfer funds

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board has to transfer money to replenish a fund that was prematurely depleted by a state-mandated increase in jury pay.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • DNA evidence could 'make or break' Fox Lake police shooting investigation, experts say

    FOX LAKE – Police investigating the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz have hopes that DNA evidence recovered at the scene will b ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry police seek suspect after attempted robbery at McDonald’s

    McHENRY – McHenry police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a McDonald’s early Friday morning, Deputy Chief John Birk said.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • McHenry pit bulls who attacked neighbor's dog spared death sentence

    WOODSTOCK – Two pit bulls who attacked a puppy last year staved off euthanasia, were returned home and will live to see another day.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 8:51 am
  • Lake County investigators won’t confirm Fox Lake police shooting details

    FOX LAKE – The Associated Press reported Friday that Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz was shot twice: once in his bulletproof vest and once at an ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Fox Lake police shooting: Task force leader slams coroner over media comments

    FOX LAKE – Authorities leading the investigation into the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz are condemning the Lake County coron ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • Crystal Lake police investigate burglaries near Main Beach

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake police are asking for the public’s help to solve a rash of car burglaries that happened early Thursday morning.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:48 am
  • Judge James Cowlin officially sworn in as McHenry County Circuit Judge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County’s 22nd Judicial Circuit officially has a full bench of circuit judges with the swearing in of Judge James Cowlin on Thursda ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:45 am
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with DUI after 2 flown from crash

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 45-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces felony charges after he allegedly drove drunk and crashed into two Lake in the Hills men ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:47 am
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