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  • Berwyn man's kidnap ordeal ends in arrest of 5, officials say

    CHICAGO – A Berwyn man who spent more than a day being held against his will in an SUV and later at an auto body shop by five men was ultimately freed ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Investigation continues into Bolingbrook shooting that left one dead, one injured

    BOLINGBROOK – A 21-year-old Bolingbrook man has been identified as the person killed in a shooting Saturday evening.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 5:08 pm
  • Crystal Lake joins drunken driving crackdown over Super Bowl weekend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Special patrols will be on the lookout this Super Bowl weekend for impaired drivers, the Crystal Lake Police Department said in a news ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Crystal Lake to pursue fines over Crystal Lake South bleacher zoning violations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The multiyear lawsuit over the Crystal Lake South High School bleachers has cost the city of Crystal Lake about $250,000.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:15 pm
  • Ex-McHenry County assistant state's attorney charged with felony theft

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County Assistant State's Attorney faces felony theft charges after she allegedly stole more than $10,000 from several acc ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children renews call for info about missing Lyons teen

    LYONS – The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is seeking information about Zoe Lovett, who was reported missing in August 2015 from L ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Wauconda man charged with 3 misdemeanors after 5-hour police standoff

    WAUCONDA – The 26-year-old Wauconda man who sparked a five-hour standoff with police Wednesday faces three misdemeanor charges, police said.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • Ex-Prairie Grove cop indicted on official misconduct for on-duty DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – The former Prairie Grove police officer accused of crashing his patrol SUV into a pole while drunk on duty has been charged with official ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Huntley High School student removed from school after threat overheard

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student was removed from school Thursday after a conversation involving a student threatening to bring a weapon to sch ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:36 pm
  • Downers Grove man charged with child pornography possession, distribution

    DOWNERS GROVE – Anthony Damaska, 28, of the 600 block of Sherman Street, Downers Grove, has been charged with possession and distribution of child por ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Police discover child pornography, drugs in Fox Lake couple's home

    FOX LAKE – An investigation spanning several weeks led to Lake County authorities discovering hundreds of child pornography videos, an array of drugs ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:51 pm
  • Downers Grove man accused of battering infant daughter

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove man has been charged with aggravated battery of his 3-month old daughter, according to a DuPage County State's Attorne ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's widow pleads not guilty

    FOX LAKE – The widow of disgrace Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz pleaded not guilty to felony money laundering and misuse of charitable funds ch ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • Ex-Crystal Lake business owner sentenced for hiding $80K during bankruptcy

    ROCKFORD – A former Bull Valley man and Crystal Lake business owner was sentenced to nine months in federal prison for hiding more than $80,000 in ass ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • McHenry teens accused of kidnapping boy in plot to recover stolen pot

    McHENRY – Three 19-year-old men from McHenry allegedly kidnapped a 14-year-old boy in what police said was a plot to persuade the boy's 13-year-old fr ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:20 pm
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