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  • Huntley police charge Lake in the Hills, Algonquin teens with arson

    HUNTLEY – Two teens have been charged with starting a fire that burned down a vacant residential structure in Huntley, police said.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Cicero woman pleads guilty in Riverside crash that killed Woodridge man

    RIVERSIDE – A Cicero woman pleaded guilty Feb. 5 in the DUI rollover crash that killed a passenger in her car in December 2011, according to a Riversi ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 9:17 pm
  • Braidwood police make another heroin arrest

    BRAIDWOOD — Authorities arrested Thursday night a Braidwood man for heroin possession charges.It mar ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • 2 charged with drug-induced homicide after Crystal Lake men OD on heroin

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two men face drug-induced homicide charges after police said two Crystal Lake men died from unrelated heroin overdoses less than three ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 3:34 pm
  • Downers Grove resident, area firefighter charged with child pornography possession

    DOWNERS GROVE – Peter Woitovich, 25, of the 5700 block of South Walnut Avenue, Downers Grove, has been charged with five counts of possession of child ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Woodstock Walgreens pharmacy tech accused of stealing 1,800 hydrocodone pills

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock man is facing six felony charges after police say he stole more than 1,800 hydrocodone pills from the Walgreens pharmacy where ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Ex-Prairie Grove cop accused of on-duty DUI denies official misconduct charge

    WOODSTOCK – The former Prairie Grove police officer who was charged with DUI after he allegedly crashed his patrol vehicle into a pole while on duty p ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Crystal Lake issues extra 31 tickets over Super Bowl weekend crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An extra 31 tickets were issued this past weekend through a stepped-up enforcement effort for the Super Bowl, the Crystal Lake Police D ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:29 pm
  • Neighbors in Crystal Lake South High School bleacher lawsuit to get $273K in attorney fees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will be responsible for covering $273,000 in legal bills for the property owners who filed a lawsuit ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • DuPage County heroin deaths increase in 2015

    Though DuPage County officials say the fight against heroin is trending in the right direction, another uptick in heroin-related deaths and more than ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Woodstock Police not charging man who left loaded gun at post office

    WOODSTOCK – The 56-year-old Woodstock man who dropped his loaded gun at the U.S. Post Office in Woodstock will not face charges from local police beca ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • 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
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