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  • McHenry man accused of fatally stabbing wife pleads not guilty to murder charges

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry man Friday formally denied allegations that he fatally stabbed his wife, Laura Harrison, in their home and reportedly alerted po ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • McHenry County judge won't reconsider dismissing charges against ex-coroner

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge upheld his decision to not dismiss misconduct charges against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz.
    July 1, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Spring Grove-area man charged with aggravated DUI free on bond

    WOODSTOCK – A Spring Grove-area man accused of driving under the influence in a weekend crash that killed his passenger is out on bond, according to c ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Harrison School teacher sent 'suggestive' texts to Wonder Lake student, documents show

    WONDER LAKE – “Suggestive text messages” were sent to a 13-year-old student by a teacher from Harrison School District 36 in Wonder Lake who was recen ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Lawsuit filed against Glen Ellyn District 41 seeking alleged teachers' union emails

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper has filed a lawsuit against Glen Ellyn School District 41 in order to obtain emails allegedly generated b ...
    June 29, 2016 - 7:19 am
  • 3 boys charged with aggravated robbery of Woodstock Shell gas station

    WOODSTOCK – Three juvenile suspects were charged with aggravated robbery Monday after last week’s report of an armed robbery at a Woodstock gas statio ...
    June 28, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Woodstock man charged with fondling woman in lingerie store

    WOODSTOCK – A 44-year-old Woodstock man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly sexually abused a woman at Redlight Boutique, police said.
    June 28, 2016 - 12:25 am
  • Wonder Lake's Harrison School teacher facing charges over texts with student

    WONDER LAKE – A teacher from Harrison School District 36 in Wonder Lake was arrested June 24 on charges of disorderly conduct based on texts with a st ...
    June 28, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Kane County Sheriff's deputy, wife of ex-McHenry County undersheriff, faces drug charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Kane County sheriff’s deputy and wife of the former McHenry County undersheriff faces three felony drug possession charges.
    June 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Criminal incident at Glen Ellyn hotel complex is latest as lawsuit's hearing nears

    GLEN ELLYN – The arrest of a man at the Budgetel Inn and Suites and America’s Best Inn complex in the 600 block of Roosevelt Road in the June 14 attem ...
    June 26, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Harvard woman faces felonies after police seize crack cocaine, marijuana

    HARVARD – A Harvard woman faces multiple felony drug charges after police said they seized about $300 worth of crack cocaine and marijuana during an i ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Wisconsin woman charged in crash that killed Woodstock mom arrested in Las Vegas

    WOODSTOCK — A Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, woman accused of being under the influence of heroin during a McHenry crash that led to the death of a Woodstock ...
    June 24, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Cary man gets probation for setting fire to home in preforeclosure

    WOODSTOCK – A Cary man will serve two years of probation after he admitted to damaging his preforeclosed home by setting it on fire, leaving it uninha ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • Glen Ellyn approves new rules aimed at underage drinking parties

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department has a new tool to address underage drinking.Village tr ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • McHenry man gets 6 years in prison for sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man will spend six years in prison after he admitted to sexually assaulting a girl who was younger than 13 years old at the time ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:59 pm
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