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Crime & Courts

  • Island Lake man gets probation for growing peyote

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced an Island Lake man to one year of probation after he admitted to manufacturing peyote.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:40 am
  • Crystal Lake drug dealer gets 10 years in prison on drug, burglary charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to drug and burglary charges.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Now-closed Lombard daycare at center of Elmhurst child death suit

    A now shuttered Lombard day care center and one its owners are facing a lawsuit after a three-month-old girl died at the facility last November.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Glen Ellyn man charged in COD armed robbery

    A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with armed robbery for allegedly stealing a College of DuPage student's purse and backpack in September 2016 in a CO ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 2:01 pm
  • Chicago man charged after Elmhurst accidental shooting incident

    ELMHURST – A Chicago man has been charged with several weapon offenses after an accidental shooting incident inside a parked car Feb. 12, according to ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Lake in the Hills man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

    WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man formally denied allegations that he sexually abused a female family member on several occasions.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:26 pm
  • Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for sexually assaulting 3 children in Carpentersville

    HAMPSHIRE – A Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for repeatedly sexually assaulting three children. 
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Facebook Live case: 4 deny torturing mentally ill Crystal Lake teen

    CHICAGO – The four defendants charged with torturing a Crystal Lake teen who is mentally ill and then broadcasting the incident on Facebook Live all e ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:24 pm
  • Downers Grove Police Department arrests four after Jan. 31 gunfire incident

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department have charged four with mob action after an altercation led to gunfire last month, according to a n ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 6:42 pm
  • Lake in the Hills man faces DUI charge after Crystal Lake crash that damaged dealership

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Lake in the Hills man faces multiple charges after allegedly causing a crash that injured another driver and damaged cars at a local ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • Ex-Crystal Lake youth baseball coach gets time served for sex offender registry offense

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a former Crystal Lake youth baseball coach Thursday to time served for failing to register as a sex offen ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • Fundraising effort for family of slain Wheaton woman underway

    WHEATON – A GoFundMe page has been started to help raise money for funeral and other expenses for a 58-year-old woman found slain in her Wheaton town ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • Woodstock man sentenced to 2 years in prison for fondling woman in lingerie store

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man was sentenced to two years in prison after he admitted to fondling a woman in a lingerie store last year.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:43 am
  • Crystal Lake lawyer found guilty of child porn for recording girl in Algonquin

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found a Crystal Lake lawyer guilty of a child pornography charge after he found that the lawyer recorded a young te ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:34 pm
  • Man charged with murder of ex-wife in Wheaton

    WHEATON – A 56-year-old man is in custody on a $2 million bond after being charged with the Jan. 30 murder of his ex-wife in Wheaton.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 1:33 pm