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Crime & Courts

  • Glen Ellyn man acquitted of attempted murder of father

    GLEN ELLYN – A jury on March 9 found a 27-year-old Glen Ellyn man guilty of aggravated domestic battery against his 61-year-old father but acquitted h ...
    March 13, 2017 - 9:17 am
  • District 200 board candidate harassed incumbent board member in 1980s

    WHEATON – Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 board candidate Thomas Hudock pleaded guilty in 1986 to misdemeanor telephone harassm ...
    March 15, 2017 - 1:46 pm
  • Ex-husband pleads guilty in Wheaton murder

    WHEATON – A 56-year-old man pleaded guilty March 10 to the Jan. 30 murder of his ex-wife in Wheaton.
    March 13, 2017 - 9:17 am
  • Ex-Lake in the Hills man gets 8 years for 2015 DUI crash that seriously injured 2 men

    WOODSTOCK – In what a McHenry County judge called a “horribly sad and tragic” situation, a former Lake in the Hills man was sentenced to eight years i ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • Wheaton man sentenced to prison for child pornography possession

    A Wheaton man who worked at a girl's college preparatory school in Evanston has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty in Februa ...
    March 8, 2017 - 12:52 pm
  • Judge denies lower bond for McHenry man accused in fatal overdose

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not lower the bond of a 65-year-old McHenry man facing a drug-induced homicide charge.
    March 7, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • Judge sentences man shot by Crystal Lake police officer in 2015 to 4 years

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a man who was holding a butter knife when he was shot by police in 2015 to prison.
    March 3, 2017 - 11:54 pm
  • Zion man sentenced to 28 years in Algonquin heroin overdose death plans appeal

    WOODSTOCK – A Zion man sentenced to 28 years in prison on a drug-induced homicide charge in connection with an Algonquin woman’s heroin overdose death ...
    March 3, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Wheaton man charged with 2 counts of child pornography

    WHEATON – A Wheaton man has been charged with two counts of child pornography following a police investigation.
    March 3, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • McHenry County police chiefs chooses deputies involved in fatal Antioch shooting as Officers of the Year

    WOODSTOCK – In the evening hours of April 15, 2016, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Urgo and Sgt. Anthony Penna were on the hunt for a double- ...
    March 1, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Judge declines to dismiss lawsuit filed by former COD President Robert Breuder

    A federal judge on March 1 declined to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former College of DuPage President Robert Breuder against the COD board following hi ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Former COD radio station employee pleads guilty to theft

    A former College of DuPage radio engineer accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the school's radio station, WDCB, on Feb. 28 pleaded guilty to t ...
    March 1, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Berwyn police charge 2 in Harlem Avenue shooting

    BERWYN – Berwyn police have charged two people in a drive-by shooting that occurred Feb. 22 in the 3800 block of Harlem Avenue, according to a Berwyn ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 7:33 am
  • Western Springs police charge teens with trespassing in vacant garage

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Three Western Springs 17-year-olds were charged with trespassing after allegedly hanging out in a vacant garage over an extended per ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • Berwyn police charge suspect in string of burglaries targeting seniors

    BERWYN – After months of investigation, the Berwyn Police Department has charged a man in a string of residential burglaries targeting seniors, accord ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:56 pm