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  • Former Chicago man sentenced to probation for threats against state Rep. Jeanne Ives

    WHEATON – A former Chicago man has been sentenced to two years of probation for making threatening voice messages against state Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wh ...
    July 15, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Man gets 12 years for trafficking 70+ pounds of marijuana to McHenry County

    WOODSTOCK – A California trucking company owner was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after he knowingly traveled across the country to McHenry ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Ex-Wonder Lake man gets 12 years for sexually assaulting young family member

    WOODSTOCK – A former Wonder Lake man was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison for sexually assaulting a young family member.
    July 15, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Attorney General Madigan files lawsuit against Berwyn property owner over lead paint

    BERWYN – Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit July 7 against a Berwyn property owner for allegedly violating the Lead Poisoning Prevention Ac ...
    July 13, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Woodstock man facing charges after kissing underage girl's hand, charging cop, police say

    WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock man is facing charges after police said he kissed the hand of a juvenile girl, lied to authorities about being a police office ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who died from heroin overdose avoids prison time

    WOODSTOCK – In what a McHenry County judge called his “absolute last chance,” Cody Hillier was sentenced to two years’ probation for drug charges that ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Algonquin man sentenced to prison for selling heroin

    WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man will spend time in prison after he admitted to selling heroin last year.
    July 5, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Body found in Downers Grove pond morning of July 4

    DOWNERS GROVE – The body of what appeared to be an elderly man was pulled from a Downers Grove pond early July 4, according to a news release from the ...
    July 6, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • Police: Wauconda man had explosives in home, threatened to blow up police

    WAUCONDA – Police said they discovered four illegal explosive devices in the home of a Wauconda man who threatened to lure and blow up police officers ...
    July 1, 2016 - 9:49 pm
  • Crystal Lake files suit to fight order to reinstate fired police officer

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The city is going to court to fight an order by a labor arbitrator to re-hire a police officer fired in 2014 for negligence.
    July 1, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • McHenry man accused of fatally stabbing wife pleads not guilty to murder charges

    WOODSTOCK — A McHenry man Friday formally denied allegations that he fatally stabbed his wife, Laura Harrison, in their home and reportedly alerted po ...
    July 1, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • McHenry County judge won't reconsider dismissing charges against ex-coroner

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge upheld his decision to not dismiss misconduct charges against former McHenry County Coroner Marlene Lantz.
    July 1, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Spring Grove-area man charged with aggravated DUI free on bond

    WOODSTOCK – A Spring Grove-area man accused of driving under the influence in a weekend crash that killed his passenger is out on bond, according to c ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Harrison School teacher sent 'suggestive' texts to Wonder Lake student, documents show

    WONDER LAKE – “Suggestive text messages” were sent to a 13-year-old student by a teacher from Harrison School District 36 in Wonder Lake who was recen ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:40 pm
  • Lawsuit filed against Glen Ellyn District 41 seeking alleged teachers' union emails

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper has filed a lawsuit against Glen Ellyn School District 41 in order to obtain emails allegedly generated b ...
    June 29, 2016 - 7:19 am
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