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  • Man shot by Crystal Lake police officer faces prison after admitting to assault, burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A man shot by police in 2015 after prosecutors said he lunged at a Crystal Lake officer faces prison time after he admitted to assault and ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Trial date for Material Service Corporation lawsuit against La Grange may be set soon

    LA GRANGE – A lawsuit over a major flood control project in La Grange may be headed to a trial soon, La Grange Village President Tom Livingston said.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Zion man found guilty of drug-induced homicide in Algonquin woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors found a Zion man guilty on Friday of the drug-induced homicide of 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Chicago man charged with threatening governor, DuPage County sheriff

    A Chicago man has been charged with sending threatening letters and emails to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Glen Ellyn police investigate armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department continues to investigate an armed robbery that occurred shortly after 9 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Starbucks st ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Medical experts differ how Algonquin woman died in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Medical experts testifying before McHenry County jurors in a drug-induced homicide trial Thursday had differing opinions on what caused th ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Jurors see texts in connection with Algonquin drug overdose death

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors presented a series of text messages and recorded phone calls to the jury Wednesday documenting alleged narcotic ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead Tuesday in ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Lakemoor man and ex-Buffalo Grove teacher gets 13 years for child porn

    BUFFALO GROVE – A former Buffalo Grove middle school teacher was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison Tuesday for accessing child pornography and e ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Gunshots audible on phone calls during fatal police shooting near Villa Park

    Three recently released calls to 911 display the panic surrounding the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old by a DuPage County Sheriff's Office deputy Jan. ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:38 pm
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who overdosed testifies in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said James Linder was profiting off the addiction of a McHenry County couple when he allegedly sold heroin to the boyfriend of ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • 3 people found dead in Lake in the Hills home, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are investigating the deaths of three people in what police said appears to be an isolated incident.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Jury selection continues in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Attorneys on Monday selected four jurors in the trial for a Zion man who prosecutors allege provided a fatal dose of heroin to an Algonqui ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 5:02 pm
  • Glen Ellyn person of interest in Batavia woman's death now in custody

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man who is a person of interest in the suspicious death of a Batavia woman is now in custody in the DuPage County Jail on un ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Trial to begin for Zion man facing drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A trial will begin Monday for a Zion man accused of providing a fatal dose of heroin to 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:23 pm
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