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Crime & Courts

  • Wonder Lake man gets 6 months jail for killing McHenry teen in DUI crash

    WOODSTOCK – In a packed courtroom on the day before Thanksgiving, Carrie Kilpatrick saw the man who admitted to killing her son sentenced to six month ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • McHenry man arrested in Lake County on armed violence charge

    McHENRY – A McHenry man facing serious charges in Lake County was arrested by members of the Lake County Sheriff’s Warrants Team last week.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Crystal Lake woman charged with stealing purses from shopping carts

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake woman has been charged with theft after police said she stole purses from shopping carts at several area stores.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • Judge sentences Huntley man to 9 years in prison for wife's murder

    WOODSTOCK – A Huntley man was sentenced to nine years in prison after he admitted to the second-degree murder of his wife.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Woodstock police officer accused of illegal search, traffic stop resigns from department

    WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock police officer accused of performing an illegally prolonged traffic stop and search in August has left the department.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 12:55 pm
  • Wheaton man charged with unlawful use of weapon in incident at Glen Ellyn hotel

    GLEN ELLYN – A 27-year-old Wheaton man has been charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon following a gun fight Nov. 16 in front of the Budgete ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 7:31 am
  • Sentencing hearing continues for Huntley man in wife's murder

    WOODSTOCK – Testimony at a sentencing hearing for a Huntley man charged in the first-degree murder of his wife revealed a volatile relationship betwee ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Woodstock man charged over 17 pounds of pot sues police alleging illegal search

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man whose charges related to 17 pounds of marijuana were dropped is suing two Woodstock police officers, alleging they perform ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Glen Ellyn police investigate incident with gun at Budgetel Inn

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department is investigating an altercation between two men that involved a gun at the Budgetel Inn in Glen Ellyn, a ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 7:08 pm
  • Lake in the Hills village president facing domestic battery charge appears in court

    WOODSTOCK – Lake in the Hills Village President Paul J. Mulcahy appeared in court Monday on a domestic battery charge.
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • 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