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  • McHenry caterer served undercooked chicken at funeral, lawsuit alleges

    WOODSTOCK – A pair of funeral attendees are suing a McHenry-based caterer saying they were poisoned after eating food at a funeral luncheon.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Nov. 27

    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. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Court date set for woman charged in decade-old crime in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A woman wanted by St. Charles police for more than a decade on identity theft charges is due in court next month, according to Kane Coun ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • St. Charles man cited after crash with sheriff's deputy

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man was cited Monday after a two-car crash involving a Kane County Sheriff’s Office deputy, St. Charles police said.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Huntley man charged with sending inappropriate messages to teen girl

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 24-year-old Huntley man is facing felony charges after police say he sent inappropriate messages to a 15-year-old girl.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • Bong sparked argument that led to Crystal Lake kitten's death, hearing reveals

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge denied a bond reduction and ordered a psychological evaluation for a Crystal Lake man accused of squeezing to death ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 3:35 pm
  • 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
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