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  • Crystal Lake man accused of sexually assaulting girl

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A 46-year-old Crystal Lake man remains in McHenry County Jail after police said he sexually assaulted a girl he knew who was younger th ...
    March 1, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Man charged after 'alarming' behavior near Harvard business where he used to work, sheriff says

    HARVARD – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office has charged a man for disorderly conduct because of his "alarming and disturbing behavior" in the area o ...
    Feb. 29, 2016 - 6:58 pm
  • Woodstock man accused of sexually assaulting young girl

    WOODSTOCK – A 37-year-old Woodstock man remains in McHenry County Jail after his Thursday arrest on charges of sexually assaulted a girl younger than ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Woodstock teen accused of sexual abuse, public indecency at mall

    WOODSTOCK – An 18-year-old Woodstock man was charged with criminal sexual abuse and public indecency after an alleged sexual act happened at the Woods ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Lyons police charge 2 in home invasion

    LYONS – The Lyons Police Department has charged two men with home invasion while armed with a firearm after they held up two residents in their home i ...
    Feb. 26, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Berwyn police expand Taser use to every officer on street

    BERWYN – Every Berwyn police officer on the street will carry a Taser after the city bought 73 of the devices in late 2015.
    Feb. 28, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Brothers busted with 72 bags of heroin during Wauconda traffic stop, police say

    WAUCONDA – A pair of brothers remain in Lake County Jail after police said they found more than 70 individually packaged bags of heroin on them during ...
    Feb. 25, 2016 - 6:20 pm
  • Trial set for Fox Lake woman shot by McHenry County Sheriff's deputies

    WOODSTOCK – A Fox Lake woman who was shot in the neck by McHenry County Sheriff's deputies after she allegedly made suicidal statements and pointed an ...
    Feb. 25, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • DuPage County Board member Eckhoff found not guilty of DUI

    WHEATON – DuPage County Board member Grant Eckhoff was found not guilty of driving under the influence during a Feb. 10 bench trial, according to medi ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Woodstock pedestrian cited for being drunk after being hit by vehicle

    WOODSTOCK – Police say a Woodstock man who was hit by a vehicle Friday was drunk and did not use a crosswalk while crossing the street.
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • McHenry County officials don't have to return Outlaws Motorcycle Club vests, 2nd District Court rules

    Justices in an appellate court ruled that vests and embroidered patches confiscated after a bar fight in Wonder Lake do not have to be returned to the ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man charged with DUI after empty car found in creek

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 20-year-old Lake in the Hills man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police said he crashed into a cr ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • McHenry County judge scolds Algonquin man facing heroin charges for swearing

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man facing felony heroin charges was scolded by a McHenry County judge Wednesday after he swore at a family member of the wom ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • McHenry County judge denies new trial for Wisconsin man on 8th DUI conviction

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge on Wednesday denied a new trial for a Wisconsin man who was convicted of his eighth DUI after an incident in Spring ...
    Feb. 24, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Lyons home invasion suspects lead police on high-speed chase to Chicago

    LYONS – Two armed suspects led Lyons police officers on a high-speed chase Feb. 22 after holding up two residents in their home in the 4500 block of P ...
    Feb. 23, 2016 - 8:53 pm
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