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  • Prosecutors dismiss Woodstock man's charges for 17 pounds of marijuana

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock man who faced significant drug charges after police said they found 17 pounds of marijuana in a duffel bag in the trunk of his ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Joliet murder trial testimony: Broken ribs led to man's death

    JOLIET – A mentally disabled Joliet man died when his ribs were broken during a beating, a forensic pathologist testified Thursday.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • McHenry man gets 49 years in prison for murdering ex-girlfriend, sealing her body in bedroom

    WOODSTOCK – In what a McHenry County judge called a “horrible, diabolical and unforgivable” act, a McHenry man was sentenced to 49 years in prison for ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • McHenry man charged in Pennsylvania with stealing lottery tickets, leading police on chase

    McHENRY – A McHenry man was arrested in Pennsylvania after police said he stole lottery tickets and led officers on a chase before he was apprehended ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Woodstock police charge 2 after prostitution investigation

    WOODSTOCK – A woman was arrested in connection with prostitution after police said she engaged in a sex act for profit while providing massage service ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Lake in the Hills village president charged with domestic battery

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills Village President Paul J. Mulcahy was arrested and charged with domestic battery early Sunday morning, according ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Wheaton man charged with delivery of heroin, cocaine

    WHEATON – A 26-year-old Wheaton man has been charged with unlawful delivery of heroin and cocaine.Th ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • West Chicago couple charged in heroin overdose death of Naperville man

    A West Chicago couple has been charged with drug-induced homicide in connection with the death of a Naperville man in December 2015.
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Crystal Lake police write 25 extra tickets during Halloween crackdown

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A crackdown on traffic offenses during the Halloween weekend netted 25 additional citations.
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:41 am
  • Woodstock man arrested on robbery charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was arrested on robbery charges after he allegedly stole a pack of cigarettes and a $20 bill, according to the Woodstock P ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Woodstock sex offender charged with living too close to school

    WOODSTOCK – Police have charged a registered sex offender with living too close to Westwood Elementary School.
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • Woodstock teen accused of stabbing man charged with armed robbery while free on bond

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock-area teen charged with aggravated battery after he allegedly stabbed at 31-year-old man in August is back in custody on new fe ...
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 turns over teacher's union emails

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper blames Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon for allowing district employees to engage ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Woodstock ex-pastor sentenced to jail time, probation for child porn

    WOODSTOCK – In what a McHenry County judge called a “reprehensible, indefensible and disgusting” act, a former Woodstock-area pastor was sentenced to ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Carpentersville man pleads not guilty to Algonquin armed robbery charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Carpentersville man formally denied allegations that he threatened a Citgo Gas Station Clerk with a gun in Algonquin and took $500.
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:24 pm