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  • 2 men charged in drug overdose death of Addison man

    A Glen Ellyn man and an Addison man are each being held in the DuPage County Jail on a $1 million bond after being charged in the drug overdose death ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 7:00 am
  • Ex-Oakwood Hills man faces child pornography charges

    WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County man will be in court Thursday facing 10 counts of child pornography charges.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets will not be criminally charged

    HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets in school will not be criminally charged, the McHenry County State’s Attorney ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Court overturns Elmhurst man's conviction in McHenry County arson case

    ELGIN – The Illinois Appellate Court has overturned the 2014 arson conviction of an Elmhurst man found guilty of setting a fire that destroyed two car ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Harvard man convicted on drug, weapons charges could get new trial

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine whether a Harvard man convicted of drugs and weapons charges in 2014 will receive a new trial.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Chicago fugitive arrested after being found hiding in Island Lake home

    A Chicago man facing kidnapping, domestic battery and drug charges was arrested Thursday by the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team after he was found ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Woodstock father gets probation, jail time for shaking 4-month-old son

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Woodstock man who “violently” shook his son 4-month-old son to probation and jail time.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Judge revokes license of Lake in the Hills cop accused of DUI in fatal crash

    A Walworth County judge has revoked the driver’s license of a Lake in the Hills police sergeant – who also is a Hebron trustee – for one year after fi ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 1:08 am
  • Cary police: Woman reports man put hand over her mouth, said 'go to sleep'

    CARY – Police are investigating a battery complaint after a woman reported that a man covered her mouth with his hand and told her to “go to sleep.”
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 12:54 am
  • Island Lake man gets probation for growing peyote

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced an Island Lake man to one year of probation after he admitted to manufacturing peyote.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Crystal Lake drug dealer gets 10 years in prison on drug, burglary charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug and burglary charges.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Now-closed Lombard daycare at center of Elmhurst child death suit

    A now shuttered Lombard day care center and one its owners are facing a lawsuit after a three-month-old girl died at the facility last November.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Glen Ellyn man charged in COD armed robbery

    A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with armed robbery for allegedly stealing a College of DuPage student's purse and backpack in September 2016 in a CO ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 2:01 pm
  • Chicago man charged after Elmhurst accidental shooting incident

    ELMHURST – A Chicago man has been charged with several weapon offenses after an accidental shooting incident inside a parked car Feb. 12, according to ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:56 am