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  • Elmhurst police increase seat belt, DUI enforcment through Memorial Day weekend

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is conducting extra seat belt and drunk driving enforcement through the Memorial Day weekend, according to a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • La Grange survey confirms safety, flooding, downtown as top issues

    LA GRANGE – An inaugural survey conducted by the Citizens Council of La Grange earlier this year essentially validates what the council believed to be ...
    May 21, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • Recovering addicts offer safe haven at Woodstock sober living home

    WOODSTOCK – When Robin Kellogg walked into a small house on the outskirts of Woodstock last year, he was kicking a heroin addiction and trying to repa ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Third of Downers Grove RadioShack robbers sentenced to 18 years

    The third of three men accused of holding up a Downers Grove RadioShack for cellphones has been sentenced to 18 years in the Illinois Department of Co ...
    May 21, 2016 - 9:53 pm
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin overdose pleads guilty to drug charges

    WOODSTOCK — An Algonquin man admitted to selling and possessing heroin, charges that stemmed from the January 2015 drug overdose death of his 21-year- ...
    May 19, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Woodstock rapist who videotaped girl's gang rape resentenced

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge resentenced a Woodstock sex offender to prison after he did not seek recommended treatment and failed to disclose a ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Woodstock mother dies after McHenry motorcycle crash

    WOODSTOCK – Before the McHenry crash that ultimately claimed her life, Amy Thornton had been on an excursion with her husband of nearly 19 years discu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Crystal Lake man accused of drug-induced homicide of Wonder Lake woman gets bond cut in half

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge granted a bond reduction for a Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected m ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Wheaton College graduate charged with fatally stabbing wife

    A 2008 Wheaton College graduate charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his pregnant wife reportedly told police he ki ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Lake in the Hills teen arrested in Mexico in Elgin kidnapping, torture case, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills teen wanted in connection with the alleged kidnapping and torturing of his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend was arrested and ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • Downers Grove Police Department holds annual Richard J. Barth Memorial Ceremony: 8 photos

    The Downers Grove Police Department held the annual Richard J. Barth Memorial Ceremony at the First Presbyterian Church in Downers Grove Monday May 16 ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • Elmhurst home burglarized, police on lookout for suspect

    ELMHURST – An Elmhurst home in the 700 block of South Stratford Avenue was burglarized at 9:20 a.m. May 16, according to a city of Elmhurst news relea ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Willowbrook High School aide accused of having sex with student

    A teacher's aide at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student from Lombard at her residence in Bolingb ...
    May 14, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Woodstock father accused of shaking 4-month-old gets jail for having contact with son

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man facing aggravated battery charges after police said he violently shook his 4-month-old son will spend two weekends in the ...
    May 12, 2016 - 5:41 pm
  • Moretti's, Lake in the Hills officials talk concerns over cocaine dealing

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills officials are in communication with Moretti's restaurant representatives about their security concerns after fou ...
    May 11, 2016 - 4:58 pm
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