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  • Registered sex offender accused of playing Santa in Huntley

    WOODSTOCK – A former substance abuse counselor and convicted sex offender formally denied a charge Wednesday that accused him of playing Santa Claus f ...
    NEW: Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Suspect jumps 13-year-old at Ashland and Maple avenues in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Just after 4 p.m. Jan. 19, a 13-year-old boy was jumped on southbound Ashland Avenue near Maple Avenue in La Grange, according to a news r ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads guilty to DUI in 2015 crash that injured 2 men

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man could be headed to prison after he admitted to driving drunk in a crash that seriously injured two men.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Wheaton Warrenville South graduate remembered for kind nature

    A 2003 Wheaton Warrenville South High School graduate is being remembered for his kind nature after being found shot to death Jan. 7 in a vehicle on C ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Man shot by Crystal Lake police officer faces prison after admitting to assault, burglary

    WOODSTOCK – A man shot by police in 2015 after prosecutors said he lunged at a Crystal Lake officer faces prison time after he admitted to assault and ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Trial date for Material Service Corporation lawsuit against La Grange may be set soon

    LA GRANGE – A lawsuit over a major flood control project in La Grange may be headed to a trial soon, La Grange Village President Tom Livingston said.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Zion man found guilty of drug-induced homicide in Algonquin woman's death

    WOODSTOCK – Jurors found a Zion man guilty on Friday of the drug-induced homicide of 21-year-old Danielle Barzyk.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Chicago man charged with threatening governor, DuPage County sheriff

    A Chicago man has been charged with sending threatening letters and emails to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Glen Ellyn police investigate armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department continues to investigate an armed robbery that occurred shortly after 9 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Starbucks st ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Medical experts differ how Algonquin woman died in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Medical experts testifying before McHenry County jurors in a drug-induced homicide trial Thursday had differing opinions on what caused th ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Jurors see texts in connection with Algonquin drug overdose death

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County prosecutors presented a series of text messages and recorded phone calls to the jury Wednesday documenting alleged narcotic ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Coroner: Lake in the Hills children strangled; mother died of hanging

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Wednesday revealed the preliminary causes of deaths for three people found dead Tuesday in ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Lakemoor man and ex-Buffalo Grove teacher gets 13 years for child porn

    BUFFALO GROVE – A former Buffalo Grove middle school teacher was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison Tuesday for accessing child pornography and e ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:55 pm
  • Gunshots audible on phone calls during fatal police shooting near Villa Park

    Three recently released calls to 911 display the panic surrounding the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old by a DuPage County Sheriff's Office deputy Jan. ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:38 pm
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who overdosed testifies in drug-induced homicide trial

    WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said James Linder was profiting off the addiction of a McHenry County couple when he allegedly sold heroin to the boyfriend of ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:10 am
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