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  • Deputy shootings top local stories of 2014

    The shooting of two McHenry County Sheriff’s deputies and the manhunt afterward was the top local story of 2014 chosen by Northwest Herald editors.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Rohm and Haas settles with McCullom Lake-area brain cancer cluster plaintiffs

    Rohm and Haas has settled the 33 cancer cluster lawsuits brought against it by McCullom Lake-area residents, ending a legal fight that began more than ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • A gray Ford van was reported burglarized Monday, Dec. 15, in the 33W500 block of Route 38, Geneva Township. A lock reportedly was damaged, and at le ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Wyatt M. Schuyler, 30, of the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Geneva, was charged Wednesday, Dec. 17, with two counts of domestic battery and cri ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Anthony Benton Briden, 20, of the 1600 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, was charged Wednesday, Dec. 17, with unlawful restraint, interfering wi ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 6:55 pm
  • Illinois State Police release results of roadside safety check

    The Illinois State Police Department released information on the results of their Roadside Safety Check, which was held during the evening hours of De ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Island Lake man charged with peyote, heroin possession

    WOODSTOCK – An Island Lake man faces multiple drug charges after police officers seized 228 grams of peyote and bags of heroin from his residence.
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • No new leads in Bloomingdale shooting death of former pro basketball player

    BLOOMINGDALE – Bloomingdale police have no new leads in a fatal shooting that occurred Monday night.
    Dec. 27, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Catalytic converter thefts reported at Belmot Depot

    DOWNERS GROVE – Catalytic converters were recently stolen from two vehicles parked at Belmont Depot, according to police.
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office warns against ‘playing along’ with scammers

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles Township resident recently “played along” with a scam intending to prevent others from being victims – something ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Teens face charges in Juvenile Justice Center fight

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Four teenagers in custody at the Juvenile Justice Center face additional charges after a fight that broke out in the gym, accor ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 8:27 pm
  • Woodstock 18-year-old, 2 juveniles face charges in burglaries

    WOODSTOCK – Three Woodstock residents, one 18-year-old and two juveniles, each were recently charged with multiple offenses after numerous burglaries ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • ARDC investigates Mario Casciaro prosecutors after witness complains, declines to act further

    WOODSTOCK – The state oversight committee in charge of disciplining lawyers declined to further investigate the McHenry County prosecutors who tried M ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Lyons man found guilty in Riverside church burglary

    RIVERSIDE – A Lyons man was found guilty Dec. 12 for the burglary of St. Mary’s School in Riverside that occurred on March 19.
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Willowbrook man charged with first degree murder for allegedly strangling woman

    First degree murder charges were announced Friday against a Willowbrook man who allegedly strangled a woman he lived with Wednesday, according to the ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:09 pm
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