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  • Crystal Lake woman pleads guilty to stealing $197K in income tax fraud

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 34-year-old Crystal Lake woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $197,000 from the U.S., according to the U.S. Departmen ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake man gets 6 years in prison for drug-induced homicide charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former Crystal Lake man was sentenced to six years in prison after he admitted to delivering a fatal dose of heroin to a McHenry woman.
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI trial begins

    WOODSTOCK – A trial began this week for a former Prairie Grove police officer who was charged with DUI while on duty after he allegedly crashed his pa ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Crystal Lake Police Department to crackdown on drunken driving, seat belt violations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – This week, the Crystal Lake police department and departments throughout Illinois will implement roadside safety checks and put more pa ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Woodstock teen accused of stabbing 31-year-old man during party

    WOODSTOCK – An 18-year-old Woodstock man was arrested and charged Sunday after he allegedly stabbed a 31-year-old man during an altercation at a party ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Wheaton house fire leaves home uninhabitable

    WHEATON – Improper disposal of combustible rags are being blamed for an Aug. 18 house fire at 214 N. Pierce Ave. that resulted in the house being decl ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Woodstock police arrest 12-year-old after alleged knife altercation

    WOODSTOCK – Woodstock police arrested a 12-year-old boy after an alleged fight occurred at Olson Play Park involving a knife, according to a news rele ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:19 pm
  • Harvard police investigating armed robbery at Church Boulevard, Jefferson Street

    HARVARD – Police responded early Thursday morning to Church Boulevard and Jefferson Street in Harvard for reports of an armed robbery that occurred la ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Ex-Algonquin mom sentenced for shooting TV while kids watched Primus video

    WOODSTOCK – A judge sentenced a former Algonquin mom to 18 months of probation after she admitted to firing several rounds into the TV her children we ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Judge: McHenry County 'house of horrors' home will be demolished

    McHENRY – An abandoned McHenry-area residence once home to a man convicted of decade-old sex crimes will be torn down, a judge ruled Thursday.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Former McHenry man pleads guilty to sexual assault charge

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry man has admitted to sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in 2015.Nic ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • DuPage County Sheriff's Office: Baby left in backpack near Wheaton was female

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Sheriff's Office on Aug. 17 released new details in the death investigation of a newborn found Aug. 15 in a backpack near ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Judge: McHenry man charged in drug case must prove source of bail money

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man facing serious drug charges after police seized about $36,000 worth of heroin from his residence must prove the source of hi ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Crystal Lake man accused of DUI with 3 kids in car in Palatine

    A Crystal Lake man faces DUI charges after he was found slumped over his steering wheel allegedly under the influence of alcohol with three children i ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • DuPage County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate death of newborn found near Wheaton

    The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the death of a newborn found Aug. 15 in the unincorporated area of 25W400 Plamondon Road n ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 7:35 pm
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