Mostly Cloudy
50°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Crime & Courts

  • Woodstock police officer facing DUI charge from Lake County crash placed on leave

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer facing a drunken driving charge after a crash in Round Lake Beach has been put on administrative leave.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 5:50 pm
  • Woodstock man found dead amid child sex investigation

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock man found dead in his apartment earlier this week with a self-inflicted injury was being investigated by the Woodstock Police ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 6:05 pm
  • 7 Algonquin businesses fined for selling alcohol to minors

    ALGONQUIN – Seven Algonquin businesses were fined for selling alcohol to minors, Algonquin Police Chief John Bucci said.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • Ex-Carpentersville man convicted after threatening woman with gun

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A former Carpentersville man faces six to 60 years in prison after he was found guilty of threatening to kill a woman and shooting a ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Elgin man arrested in Cary battery where man put hand over woman's mouth, said 'go to sleep'

    CARY – An Elgin man has been arrested after allegations that he entered a woman’s Cary business, put his hand over her mouth and told her to “go to sl ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:42 pm
  • Berwyn woman sentenced for financial crimes at North Aurora, Elgin banks

    A woman has been sent to prison for attempting to use – and later using – other people's personal identifying information to steal money from two vict ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Former Downers Grove man found guilty of murdering mother, despite claims of suicide attempt

    DOWNERS GROVE – A former Downers Grove man has been found guilty of killing his mother, despite his claims she shot herself, according to a news relea ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Woodstock police officer faces DUI charge after Lake County crash

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock police officer is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in a single-vehicle crash that knocked over a utility pole ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:18 am
  • 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 - 9:05 pm
  • 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