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Crime & Courts

  • Berwyn police aid in capture of Rockford robbery, battery suspects

    BERWYN – With the help of the Berwyn Police Department, two suspects wanted for robbery and aggravated battery out of Rockford are now in custody, acc ...
    July 29, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Judge raises bond in alleged heroin DUI crash that killed Woodstock mom

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge increased the bond for woman from Wisconsin who was allegedly under the influence of heroin during a fatal McHenry ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Chicago woman admits to helping kill cat in daughter's Elmhurst home

    A Chicago woman who admitted to helping her daughter stab a cat to death has pleaded guilty to aggravated animal cruelty, according to the DuPage Coun ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • Downers Grove police release heavily redacted report on Ron Sandack investigation

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department responded July 27 to Suburban Life's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on the investigatio ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Kane County deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff drug case transferred to Lake County

    WOODSTOCK – A criminal case against a Kane County sheriff’s deputy and wife of the former McHenry County undersheriff will be heard in Lake County.
    July 27, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Downers Grove police investigating Ron Sandack case

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove police have confirmed there is a current investigation in which former Ill. State Rep. Ron Sandack is a potential victim ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • Wisconsin woman pleads not guilty in crash that killed Woodstock mom

    WOODSTOCK – A Wisconsin woman formally denied allegations that she was under the influence of heroin during a McHenry crash that seriously injured a m ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • McHenry man guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend, sealing her body in bedroom

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors on Friday found a McHenry man guilty of killing his ex-girlfriend, Jacqueline Schaefer, and entombing her body in a room in his hom ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Bolingbrook man charged with Elmhurst Dress Barn robbery

    ELMHURST – A Bolingbrook man was arrested July 21 and charged with the recent robbery of an Elmhurst Dress Barn, 167 S. Route 83, according to the Elm ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Jury deliberates in McHenry man accused of killing ex-girlfriend

    WOODSTOCK — Jurors are deliberating in the case of a McHenry man charged in the first-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend whose remains were found in a ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • In 2013 police interview, McHenry man denies knowing the whereabouts of Jacqueline Schaefer

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry man's trial on murder allegations continued Thursday with a video of his police interrogation in Las Vegas in which he de ...
    July 21, 2016 - 1:12 pm
  • Former Winfield deputy fire chief charged with forgery, misconduct

    Former Winfield Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Lewis of Wheaton has been charged with two felony counts of official misconduct and two felony counts of forge ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • McHenry man charged in connection with 2014 robbery

    McHENRY – Two people, including a McHenry man, have been charged in connection with the 2014 robbery of a McHenry cigarette store, police said.
    July 19, 2016 - 10:18 pm
  • Two die in I-290 crash near Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Two people died on July 16 after a three-vehicle crash on I-290 east of North Avenue near Elmhurst, according to reports.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • Trial set to begin for McHenry man accused of murdering ex-girfriend, sealing her body in bedroom

    WOODSTOCK – Jury selection will begin Monday for a McHenry man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend and sealing a bedroom where her remains were fou ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:46 pm
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