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  • Defense in McHenry fatal DUI case wants to introduce teen victim's toxicology

    WOODSTOCK – Defense attorneys for a man accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a McHenry teen are seeking to introduce evidence that the te ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • IDOT safety instructor, ex-cop charged with arson in Algonquin fires

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator for the Illinois Department of Transportation has been suspended after police charged him with setting a string ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Lombard police remind Thanksgiving drivers to click it

    LOMBARD – Historically, Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year, putting more people on the road and increasing the likelihood of crashes. ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake animal rescue's future unclear after teen accused of killing kitten

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The owner of a Crystal Lake animal rescue is uncertain whether it will stay open as Illinois Department of Agriculture officials review ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Widow asking judge to unfreeze accounts

    FOX LAKE – A hearing is scheduled Friday on a motion from Melodie Gliniewicz, the widow of Fox Lake police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, asking for a judge t ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Nov. 20

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • Ex-Algonquin man gets life in prison for Cary-area murder of his parents

    WOODSTOCK – For the death of his parents, Michael W. Romano will never see life outside of prison's walls.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • 3 Chicago men charged in Woodstock residential burglary

    WOODSTOCK – All three suspects believed to be involved in a residential burglary in Woodstock on Wednesday are in custody after the search for the thi ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Drivers face street racing charges in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two motorists who sped past a police officer in downtown St. Charles last week each faces a charge of street racing, police said.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • New Downers Grove police chief has deep community roots

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Police Chief Kurt Bluder may be in a new position with the village, but he should be a familiar face.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Defense seeks to ban McHenry-area murder suspect's police interview

    WOODSTOCK – The defense attorney for a McHenry-area man accused of murdering his former girlfriend has asked a judge to bar statements he made to auth ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Woodstock police looking for burglary suspect, school District 200 lockdown lifted

    WOODSTOCK – Schools were put on soft lockdown Wednesday as Woodstock police searched for a man they said was one of three involved in a residential bu ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Elmhurst police investigate attempted residential burglary

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst police are investigating a report of an attempted residential burglary in the 200 block of North Clinton Avenue, according to an E ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • Fox Lake police union responds to Lt. Joe Gliniewicz investigation

    FOX LAKE – The president of the Fox Lake police union on Tuesday spoke out on behalf of the department amid the investigation into Lt. Joseph Gliniewi ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:13 pm
  • Crystal Lake man jailed on child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A 33-year-old Crystal Lake man remains jailed on allegations that he possessed and reproduced images of child pornography.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 3:18 pm
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