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  • McHenry County men arrested after selling cocaine in Lake in the Hills bar, police say

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Four McHenry County men are facing felony drug charges after a joint police investigation found the men were selling narcotics out ...
    May 2, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Riverside police continue traffic enforcement campaign

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department’s Intensified Traffic Enforcement detail was operational from 2 to 9 p.m. April 13, according to a news re ...
    May 2, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Huntley man gets 2 years in prison for stealing gun vault, credit card

    WOODSTOCK – A Huntley man was sentenced to two years in prison after he admitted to stealing a gun vault and a Discover credit card.
    May 2, 2016 - 5:20 pm
  • McHenry County Sheriff's Office warns of caller posing as dispatcher

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a recent incident in which a male caller posing as a sheriff's dispatcher left a voic ...
    May 2, 2016 - 5:09 pm
  • RoomPlace employee charged with arson in fire that leveled Woodridge warehouse

    WOODRIDGE – An employee has been charged with setting the fire that destroyed the RoomPlace furniture warehouse in Woodridge on April 21.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • Former Wheaton College student pleads guilty to illegal video recording in showers

    WHEATON – A former Wheaton College student accused of secretly video recording female college students while they showered in a campus-owned apartment ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Fox River Grove woman made up abandoned puppy in pillowcase story, police say

    WOODSTOCK – Police said a story about a puppy, since dubbed Woodstock, being found on the side of the road after being abandoned turned out to be just ...
    April 29, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Woodstock's 9 siblings join him in animal shelter care in Gilberts

    WOODSTOCK – The puppy reportedly discovered in a duct-taped pillow case near Route 14 last week is not an only child.
    April 29, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Glenbard West High School responds to social media threat

    GLEN ELLYN – There will be an increased police presence at Glenbard West High School in the next few days following a social media post April 28 indic ...
    April 29, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Crystal Lake man charged with drug-induced homicide in Wonder Lake woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – A 23-year-old Crystal Lake man has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with a suspected morphine overdose death in Wonde ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Elmhurst police investigate loose bullet at Lincoln Elementary School

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are investigating an April 28 incident at Lincoln Elementary School in which a small caliber bullet was found in one of the ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:53 am
  • Marengo man accused of shooting Woodstock man with BB gun at golf course

    MARENGO – A Marengo man was charged with battery in a Monday incident in which another man was shot twice in the hand with a BB gun at the 18th hole o ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Ohio woman files new lawsuit against Downers Grove sperm bank

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Midwest Sperm Bank of Downers Grove is back in court after an Ohio woman refiled a lawsuit claiming its negligence led to her givi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • Pillars to host Sexual Assault Awareness Month balloon release, social

    LA GRANGE PARK – Pillars, a nonprofit based in La Grange Park that provides mental health and social services, will host the Denim Day Speak Out/Ballo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • Hebron Village President John Jacobson pleads not guilty to drug, firearms charges

    WOODSTOCK — Hebron Village President John Jacobson Tuesday formally denied drug and firearms charges based on allegations that police found cocaine, d ...
    April 26, 2016 - 1:33 pm
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