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Crime & Courts

  • McHenry County native killed in Libertyville shooting remembered as talented athlete, hard worker

    Friends and loved ones are remembering a Marian Central Catholic High School graduate and Libertyville resident who was fatally shot last weekend.
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • St. Charles man headed to prison after buying Huntley business

    A St. Charles man charged with wire fraud and evading income taxes was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday after a transaction involving a Huntley b ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 1:04 am
  • Crystal Lake man gets 6 years in prison for selling lethal dose of heroin to 20-year-old man

    WOODSTOCK — A Crystal Lake man will spend six years in prison after he admitted to selling heroin to a 20-year-old man who died.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • 3 Huntley businesses fail alcohol compliance check, police say

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks at 25 local businesses in Huntley on Monday. Of the 25 businesses, three s ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:34 am
  • Man suspected in 2013 Berwyn murder found in Florida under fake name

    BERWYN – A three-year-long search for a suspect in a 2013 Berwyn murder may be at an end after a Florida man was positively identified as a possible s ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 2:22 pm
  • Man sentenced to prison after posing as Navy SEAL, defrauding Crystal Lake non-profit

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A California man was sentenced to federal prison for defrauding two non-profit organizations, including one based in Crystal Lake. 
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Downers Grove North student charged with threatening to 'shoot up the school'

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove North High School student has been charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly threatening to "shoot up the school ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Glen Ellyn man charged with attempted murder of father to represent himself

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man charged with attempted murder after allegedly severely beating his 61-year-old father in June will represent himself dur ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach admits failing to register as sex offender

    WOODSTOCK — A former youth baseball coach could be headed back to prison after pleading guilty to failing to register as a sex offender.
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Suburban Chicago men charged after McHenry man shot in alleged drug deal gone bad

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Three men have been arrested in connection with a Hoffman Estates drug deal that led to a 26-year-old McHenry man being shot in the ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • LITH woman accused of unauthorized purchases previously stole from TLS Veterans

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills woman facing a felony charge for allegedly charging more than $20,000 in unauthorized personal purchases to the Sun Ci ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • Huntley police seeking suspect in Jimmy John's armed robbery

    HUNTLEY – Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a female suspect who robbed a Jimmy John’s sandwich shop late last week.
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Officials continue to investigate bomb threat at Lemont High School

    LEMONT – A bomb threat that sent about 1,400 Lemont High School students, faculty and staff home early Dec. 2 is still under investigation, Lemont pol ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Lake in the Hills woman charged with making unauthorized purchases from Sun City Community Association of Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A Lake in the Hills woman has turned herself in after Huntley police said she made more than $20,000 in unauthorized personal purchases and ...
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Former Woodstock man sentenced after being charged with sexually assaulting girl he knew

    A former Woodstock man was sentenced to 19 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after being charged with sexually assaulting a girl he knew ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 3:07 pm